Originally written on The Flying Knee MMA  |  Last updated 11/10/14
UFC 156 featured an irregular number of upset wins as three massive underdogs in Antonio Silva, Rogerio Nogueira and Demain Maia proved their worth last night, picking up outstanding wins over their opposition. In the main event of the evening, Jose Aldo outpointed former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar en route to his eighth consecutive title defense. The match-up was considered close but in the end it was the Brazilian who had his hand raised. In the co-main event of the evening, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira resurrected his UFC career with a huge split decision win over former champ Rashad Evans. The win puts a monkey wrench in Evan’s potential plans to move to middleweight to challenge Anderson Silva. Now, in the biggest upset of the evening, Antonio Silva picked up a come-from-behind KO win over Alistair Overeem, in what was one of the most shocking finishes in recent memory. Overeem dominated the bout until the third round yet was unable to survive the barrage of punches that Silva...
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