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The official weigh-ins for “UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar” take place today inside HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 3PM ET/12PM PT.
Middleweight king Anderson Silva (Pictured) jumps to the light heavyweight division to battle Stephan Bonnar in Saturday night’s featured attraction.
Tomorrow’s pay-per-view broadcast begins live at 10PM ET/7PM PT.
Please click the media player below to watch Friday’s weigh-ins:
Here are the contestants who will be tipping the scale later this evening:
(Facebook 7PM ET/4PM PT)
Cristiano Marcello vs. Reza Madadi
Luiz Cane vs. Chris Camozzi
Sergio Moraes vs. Renee Forte
Joey Gambino vs. Diego Brandao
Francisco Trinaldo vs. Gleison Tibau
Rony “Jason” Bezerra vs. Sam Sicilia
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Demian Maia vs. Rick Story
Phil Davis vs. Wagner Prado
Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva
Glover Teixeira vs. Fabio Maldonado
Dave Herman vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
Stephan Bonnar vs. Anderson Silva (Light heavyweight fight)
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It’s once again fight week, so it is only fitting a video promo is released to help hype “UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar.”While the card’s lineup does feature some big names, there isn’t much buzz surrounding Saturday’s pay-per-view broadcast – outside of the fact Anderson Silva (Pictured) will headline the festivities.However, most fans are having a tough time justifying...
Today's pre-fight presser for UFC 153 took place inside of the Windsor Barra Hotel in Rio. The dais consisted of main event stars Anderson Silva and Stephan Bonnar along with heavyweight co-main eventers Antonio Rodrigo Nogeuira and Dave Herman. Light Heavyweights Glove Teixeira and Fabio Maldonado were also in fielding questions. You can check out the full video after the break.
Anderson Silva came to Brazil, he saw, and he dominated. Silva earned his sixteenth UFC win at UFC 153 with a brutal win over Stephan Bonnar. The strange main-event was every bit a mismatch inside the octagon as it was on paper.
All the major players participating in Saturday’s “UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar” extravaganza will be hitting the podium today at Windsor Barra Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Stream Thursday’s pre-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 1PM ET/10AM PT.
UFC executive Marshall Zelaznik will join Anderson Silva (Pictured), Stephan Bonnar, Dave Herman...
Main Card PPV (10 PM ET)
• Light Heavyweight Bout: Anderson Silva (202) vs. Stephan Bonnar (205)• Heavyweight Bout: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (243) vs. Dave Herman (244)
• Light Heavyweight Bout: Glover Teixeira (204) vs. Fabio Maldonado (203)
• Welterweight Bout: Jon Fitch (170) vs. Erick Silva (169)
• Light Heavyweight Bout: Phil Davis (206) vs. Wagner Prado (204)...
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Main Card PPV (10 PM ET)
• Light Heavyweight Bout: Anderson Silva (-1000) vs. Stephan Bonnar (+600)• Heavyweight Bout: Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (-300) vs. Dave Herman (+230)
• Light Heavyweight Bout: Glover...
Stephan Bonnar could be the biggest underdog atop a UFC card in the recent history as he faces middleweight champ Anderson Silva in a non-title fight on Saturday.
Not that it matters to the quasi-retired 35-year-old.
"I couldn't have wrote it any better," Bonnar told FOXSports.com. "It's like a movie. You come out of retirement to fight the best fighter in...
This weekend in Rio de Janiero, the UFC will hold its third Brazilian event of the year. More than half the fighters on the UFC 153 card - 15, to be exact - are Brazilians, including UFC legend and national hero Anderson Silva.
Along with the current middleweight champ Silva (who'll move up a division and fight Stephan Bonnar at light heavyweight), the night will include one...