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The UFC called upon one of their biggest stars and Middleweight Champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva stepped up to the plate to fight in front of his fellow countrymen, he’ll battle “The American Psycho” Stephan Bonnar in a Light Heavyweight tilt.
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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...
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.
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.
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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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...