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In yesterday’s media scrum for UFC 168, UFC President Dana White claimed that he thought 2013 may have been one of the best years of fights in the promotion’s history, and if he’s basing that on main events alone, I’d have to agree. Between the successful title defenses in Velasquez-Dos Santos III, GSP-Hendricks and Jones-Gustafsson, we were already spoiled enough. But then factor in the incredible and shocking second round KO that Chris Weidman dealt to Anderson Silva at UFC 162 to win the UFC Middleweight Championship, and holy crap, this really was a hell of a year for the UFC.
So what better way to close the year out than to let Silva have a shot to win his title back tomorrow night in Las Vegas at UFC 168? Oh wait, there is a better way – you also let Ronda Rousey unleash her aggression on her bitter rival Miesha Tate. And you let Josh Barnett and Travis Browne duke it out so the winner moves one step closer to a shot at the UFC Heavyweight title. And you let 2012 Fight of the...
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Moments ago in the main event of UFC 168, Chris Weidman defeated Anderson Silva to retain the UFC Middleweight Championship.
In the opening parts of the second round, Silva throws a leg kick, Weidman checks it and then Silva’s legcracks and Silva lands in a heap with referee Herb Dean stopping the fight.
A Vine video was posted that you can watch above with Silva in obvious pain...
Anderson Silva suffered one of the most traumatic injuries in the history of the UFC. Silva was throwing a leg kick in his main event fight against middleweight champion Chris Weidman and when Weidman checked it, Silva legs snapped. Silva crumbled to a heap and the fight was stopped.
The former champion was immediately rushed to the hospital to undergo leg surgery. Silva underwent...
Anderson Silva was looking for a little redemption going into his match with Chris Weidman at UFC 168. He may have redeemed himself as a professional in this fight, but after breaking his leg on Weidman in the second round in horrific fashion it is going to be a long time before he fights again (if ever).If you're squeamish you may not want to watch this.Gifdsports.comWeidman...
Do not watch this if you are squeamish.
Dead broke from the Holidays? Don’t feel bad, you ain’t the only ones. The good news is UFC 168 goes down this Saturday and offers some very interesting investment options.
Chris Weidman (pictured) makes his first middleweight title defense when he meets Anderson Silva in the show’s featured attraction.
Weidman is a slight +140 underdog to retain his crown. Silva, meanwhile...
Do you have about forty minutes to burn? Are you freaking stoked to see UFC 168 this weekend? Do you think Anderson Silva will reclaim his title? Or will Chris Weidman prove to the world that his first fight with the greatest MMA fighter ever wasn’t a fluke?
Ahhh the questions! We are going nuts also and that’s not even mentioning Rousey vs. Tate 2 this weekend! Or Barnett vs...
During the second round of UFC 168's main event, Anderson Silva suffered a gruesome broken leg while kicking Chris Weidman. The break ended the match, and could very well be the last image fans see of the legendary Silva in the octagon.
Following the shocking ending to last night’s bout between Chris Weidman (11-0) and Anderson Silva (33-6) where Silva inadvertently broke his leg following Chris Weidman checking a leg kick, bringing a premature end to the fight, the UFC have released an official statement regarding his injury.“Following Saturday evening’s UFC 168 main event, former champion Anderson Silva...
LAS VEGAS — Back in July, the unthinkable happened in the eyes of the UFC. Anderson Silva was the UFC middleweight champion, having won all 16 of his fights in the UFC. Ranked the number one pound-for-pound fighter in the world, Silva became the greatest fighter of all-time, making it look relatively easy along the […]
The official weigh-ins for “UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva II” take place today inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 7PM ET/4PM PT.
Please click HERE for the official weigh-in results.
Tomorrow’s pay-per-view broadcast begins live at 10PM ET/7PM PT.
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If you are unable to watch “UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva II” live on television tonight, then you’re definitely in the right place.
Stream the card’s first two fights live starting at 7PM ET/4PM PT. Watch Estevan Payan vs. Robert Peralta and William Macario vs. Bobby Voelker (pictured) right here on 5thRound.com.
Fox Sports 1 will then broadcast the remaining four prelims immediately...
Check out the video below for the UFC post fight press conference. The event featured a great night of fights topped off by an unfortunate ending in the main event as Chris Weidman (11-0, pictured) retained his UFC Middleweight Championship in the rematch with former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva (33-6). The ending came in the second round as Weidman checked a Silva...
Main card Weight class Method Round Time Notes Middleweight Chris Weidman (c) vs. Anderson Silva [a] Women’s Bantamweight Ronda Rousey (c) vs Miesha Tate [b] Heavyweight Josh Barnett vs Travis Browne Lightweight Jim Miller vs. Fabrício Camões Featherweight Dustin Poirier vs. Diego Brandao Preliminary card (Fox Sports 1) Middleweight Chris Leben vs. Uriah Hall Lightweight Gleison Tibau […]
UFC 168 takes place this Saturday night in Las Vegas and we’ve got our predictions for the all fights for you below.
Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva
What a fascinating rematch we have here. There’s a lot of questions leading into this one about Silva – how badly does he want to get back on top? How is his chin after being KO’d last time out? Will he change...