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SILVA TAUNTS, CLOWNS AND DOMINATES BONNAR WITH EASE EN ROUTE TO 1ST ROUND TKO

By Ben Thompson | October 14, 2012
SILVA TAUNTS, CLOWNS AND DOMINATES BONNAR WITH EASE EN ROUTE TO 1ST ROUND TKO

After just 4 minutes and 40 seconds, UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva barely broke a sweat as he taunted, clowned, and dominated challenger Stephan Bonnar with ease en route to a 1st round TKO. Relive the action and get the rest of the results from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

ROUND 1
Bonnar comes out quick and backs Silva up to the cage. Bonnar lands some knees to the thigh. HARD knee to the stomach lands for Silva. Both men working for position. Bonnar with double underhooks. Silva looks calm as he works his way out. Another knee to the stomach for Silva. Now Anderson reverses the position. Another knee to teh stomach. Bonnar backs up. Silva invites him back to the cage. Bonnar misses with a spinning back kick. Silva just taunting him against the cage. They clinch and Silva lands a shoulder. Now Silva talks to the announcers letting them know he's in full control. 1-2 lands for Bonnar as Silva just drops his hands and lets him tee off. Uppercut lands for Silva. Silva just taunting him. Now Silva grabs his arm and trips. Silva rocks him with a knee and Bonnar is down. Bonnar just curls up in the fetal position. Silva jumps on him and rains down some hard shots. That's it. It's over. The ref calls a halt to it at 4:40 of round 1.

SILVA TKO1

OTHER RESULTS

  • Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira def. Dave Herman via submission (armbar) in Round 2
  • Glover Teixeira def. Fabio Maldonado via TKO in Round 2
  • Jon Fitch def. Erick Silva via Unanimous Decision
  • Phil Davis def. Wagner Prado via submission (anaconda choke) in Round 2
  • Demian Maia def. Rick Story via submission (rear naked choke) in Round 1
  • Rony Mariano Bezerra def. Sam Sicilia via TKO in Round 2
  • Gleison Tibau def. Francisco Trinaldo via Unanimous Decision
  • Diego Brandao def. Joey Gambino Unanimous Decision
  • Sergio Moraes def. Renee Forte via submission (rear naked choke) in Round 3
  • Chris Camozzi def. Luiz Cane via Unanimous Decision
  • Cristiano Marcello def. Reza Madadi via Split Decision

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