UFC Fight Night 33: Mark Hunt vs. Antonio Silva LIVE Play-by-Play & Results
by Ryan Frederick on December 6, 2013

Welcome fight fans to InsideFights’ live coverage of UFC Fight Night 33 from the Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia headlined by a five-round heavyweight bout between Mark Hunt and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva. I’m Ryan Frederick and I’ll be providing coverage of tonight’s fight card, which sees the main card airing on FOX Sports 1 with prelims airing on FOX Sports 2 and the opening bout streaming online. Check me out on Twitter for more coverage of the event, and as always, enjoy the fights.

Ben Wall vs. Alex Garcia

Referee: Cameron Quinn

ROUND 1- Wall and Garcia are making their UFC debuts in the opening bout of the card. Wall is taking the fight on short notice at a weight class above his normal fighting weight. Garcia is a big favorite to the bettors. Cameron Quinn is the referee. Garcia misses a short right hand to start but rocks Wall with a left hook. Wall goes for a takedown but it is stuffed. Garcia lands a big right hand and then knocks Wall out cold with an uppercut and this fight is done. Brutal uppercut from Garcia and he gets the quick win. He got in a few extra punches to fully stop it.

Official Result: Alex Garcia def. Ben Wall by KO (punches) at :43 of Round 1


Bruno Santos vs. Krzysztof Jotko

Referee: John Sharp

ROUND 1- A middleweight bout features two more fighters making their UFC debuts. Both men are undefeated. John Sharp is the referee. Santos takes the center of the Octagon quickly. Jotko with a high kick and Santos returns fire with a body kick and combo to the body. Jotko with a left hand to Santos and Santos comes back with a leg kick that is then countered with a right from Jotko. Jotko with a head kick. Santos goes in for the shot and pushes Jotko against the fence. Jotko uses the fence to keep upright and they go down for just a second before getting back to their feet. Santos looks for the underhooks and is trying to get the fight down. They go down and Jotko ends up on top and is in half-guard. Santos looks to sweep and gets back to the feet. Jotko looks for the trip takedown but Santos defends it and takes Jotko down from the clinch. They get back to their feet and are both looking to score the takedown. Santos has double underhooks. Jotko with some left hands to Santos. Both men still looking to score the takedown. Jotko goes down for a moment and gets up and Santos lands a big body punch. They are broken up as they stalemate against the fence. Jotko misses a front kick and Santos counters with a right hand and the round ends. 10-9 Santos.

ROUND 2- Jotko looks to throw Santos off balance with some footwork as Santos looks to set up a big right hand. Santos misses on it and eats a counter left from Jotko. Jotko with a leg kick. Jotko circles with his back near the cage. Not a lot going on after just a minute in the round. Jotko lands a counter as Santos misses a right hand. Santos goes for the takedown but it is blocked and Santos gets underhooks against the fence. Jotko with some punches to the head of Santos in the clinch. Santos with some knees to the legs of Jotko. Jotko with a knee and Santos counters with a right hand to the body. Jotko reverses positions and they break. Santos misses a right hand. Jotko with a straight left hand and Santos returns fire with a combination. They clinch again against the fence. Santos is still looking to take the fight down in this round. Jotko with short punches in the clinch. Santos with a knee to the leg of Jotko. Santos still working hard for the takedown. Jotko reverses position and is looking for a takedown. The crowd is getting bored with this fight and some boring yells are heard. Jotko with a knee to the body and some dirty boxing. Jotko lands a big left hand that drops Santos and is looking to finish and rocks Santos but the round ends. 10-9 Jotko, 19-19.

ROUND 3- This fight could be up for grabs heading into the final round here. Both men looking gassed. Jotko lands a combo and Santos counters with a right hand. Santos with a right hand. Jotko lands a left hand as he rushes in for a combo. They trade punches and clinch again against the fence as both look to take the fight to the mat. Jotko grabs the cage and gets warned and Santos picks him up and slams him to the ground. Santos is in the half-guard and transitions to the full guard. Santos with some left hands from the top. Both land on the ground as Jotko remains active from the bottom. Jotko tries to move to the back. Santos escapes to side control and then takes the back of Jotko and has the hooks in and is looking for the choke. Jotko escapes and rolls to the guard of Santos. Jotko with some punches but Santos lands elbows from the bottom. Jotko with a short elbow from the top. Jotko with another and he lands some left hands. Santos with a right hand from the bottom. Santos looking to escape but eats some body punches from Jotko. Jotko with some more body punches and then attacks the head. Santos is looking for a choke from the bottom and in the guard and he has something locked in. Santos is squeezing and Jotko gets out. Jotko with an elbow and the fight ends. Last round was close. 10-9 Jotko, 29-28 Jotko.

Official Result: Krzysztof Jotko def. Bruno Santos by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)


Richie Vaculik vs. Justin Scoggins

Referee: Steve Perceval

ROUND 1- A flyweight bout between UFC newcomers is up next. Steve Perceval is the referee. Scoggins with a back kick to start and then lands one to the body. Vaculik goes for a takedown but it is defended and Scoggins lands some side kicks. They tie up and Scoggins lands some knees and then scores a takedown. Scoggins is in the full guard of Vaculik. Scoggins pushes the fight against the fence. Scoggins with a big elbow from the top and Vaculik gets to his feet. Scoggins goes back for the takedown and then drops Vaculik with a right hand to the body. Scoggins gets on top and moves to half-guard and lands some elbows from the top. Scoggins with more ground-and-pound from the top. Scoggins looks to advance his position and is landing from the top but they scramble to the feet. Scoggins has Vaculik against the fence and lands some knees. Scoggins with an elbow from the clinch and then lands another. Scoggins drops down for the takedown and gets it. Vaculik with some small punches from the bottom. Scoggins looks to set up an arm-triangle choke but the fence was in the way and Scoggins moves back to guard. Scoggins with a hammerfist from the top and goes to half-guard. Scoggins then takes the back and is landing a bunch of punches from the back and is looking for the finish. He gets it. Numerous punches from the back and he finishes it by TKO. Impressive performance from him. The crowd boos as the Australian was finished.

Official Result: Justin Scoggins def. Richie Vaculik by TKO (punches) at 4:43 of Round 1


Nick Ring vs. Caio Magalhaes

Referee: Cameron Quinn

ROUND 1- A battle of UFC veteran middleweights is up next as Ring looks to bounce back from a loss while Magalhaes looks for his second straight win. Cameron Quinn will oversee this bout. Magalhaes misses a combo to start and Ring backs him up with a head kick. Ring with a leg kick. Ring with a high kick and Magalhaes returns with a body kick. Ring lands a head kick but Magalhaes lands a right hand in return. Time is called as Magalhaes complains about being poked in the eye. We return to action. Ring lands the jab a few times. Magalhaes with a leg kick. Ring with a head kick. Magalhaes misses a big right hand and they tie up. Ring with knees to the body. Ring lands a right hand on the break. Magalhaes with a leg kick and they trade punches. Ring defends a takedown attempt from Magalhaes and they clinch against the fence. Magalhaes with a big right hand in the clinch. Ring with some knees to the body and head in the clinch. Magalhaes is landing body shots but Ring gets the better of the clinch with the knees. Ring with some big elbows and they break. Ring tries a takedown but Magalhaes grabs the fence blatantly to stop it. Ring gets the takedown and is landing from the top. Magalhaes tries to spin for a heel hook but Ring rolls out of it into side control. They get to the feet and Ring lands a big knee to the head. They both land left hands. They break and Magalhaes lands a big right hand and they tie back up. Ring drops for a takedown but Magalhaes takes his neck though Ring is in side control and gets out. They get to their feet and Magalhaes lands a head kick and the round ends. 10-9 Ring.

ROUND 2- They trade exchanges to start the round and Magalhaes lands a big right hand. Magalhaes telegraphs a takedown and Ring stuffs it and grabs the neck. They get up and Ring scores a takedown but Magalhaes grabs the neck but lets go. Ring is in side control and grabs the arm and goes for the straight armbar from side control. Ring lets go but has Magalhaes’ left arm trapped. Ring lands some elbows from top and then punches but Magalhaes reverses and is in the guard of Ring. Magalhaes with some punches from the top as Ring looks to set something up from butterfly guard. Magalhaes gets to his feet and lands a hammerfist and goes back to the guard. Ring looks for the arm to set up a kimura but Magalhaes remains in the guard and lands some punches from the top. Magalhaes with more short punches from the top. Ring with elbows from the bottom. Magalhaes with more punches from the top both to the head and the body. Ring with some punches from the bottom. Magalhaes finishes the round on top and it is a close round. 10-9 Magalhaes, 19-19.

ROUND 3- This fight could be up for grabs as we head to the final round. Ring looks to establish the jab early and lands a leg kick. Magalhaes with a body kick. Magalhaes with a leg kick. They trade leg kicks and Magalhaes lands a combo. Ring backs him up with a right hook. Ring with a leg kick. Ring with a leg kick and Magalhaes misses a big right hand. Ring with a leg kick and Magalhaes counters with a combo. Magalhaes rocks Ring and Ring goes for a takedown but just falls to his guard and Magalhaes goes into it. Magalhaes with punches from the top. Ring looks to push him off. The referee stands them up almost immediately and didn’t give them much time to work. Ring goes for a takedown and almost finishes it but Magalhaes has the neck. Magalhaes with a knee to the body as Ring tries to finish the takedown. Magalhaes with hammerfists and then punches the body. Magalhaes with more punches to the body. The referee stands them back up. Ring goes for the takedown again but it is stopped and we are back to the same position as before the standup. Magalhaes with body punches as Ring looks to finish the takedown. Magalhaes with punches to the head. Magalhaes looks to take the back as we are headed to the judges. Magalhaes with more punches but is warned to the back of the head punches as the fight ends. 10-9 Magalhaes, 29-28 Magalhaes.

Official Result: Caio Magalhaes def. Nick Ring by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)


Takeya Mizugaki vs. Nam Phan

Referee: John Sharp

ROUND 1- Phan is making his bantamweight debut after a year-long layoff. John Sharp is the referee. Phan looking to establish the jab early. They trade combos and Phan lands to the body. They trade left hands and both are firing off on one another. Both with left hands as Mizugaki attacks the body and Phan lands to the head. They are trading and Mizugaki is landing lots of punches. Mizugaki lands a right hand and goes for a takedown against the cage and gets it. Mizugaki looks to lay Phan out but Phan gets up though he eats a series of right hands as they break. Mizugaki with a right hand and Phan lands a counter right hand. They trade in the pocket and Mizugaki lands some solid combinations. Mizugaki lands another right hand and goes for a takedown and gets it against the cage. Phan tries to get to his feet and does and they break. Mizugaki with a left hand to the body. Mizugaki with a short right hand and then lands a nice combination. Mizugaki with a big left hook to the liver and then one to the head. Mizugaki with more body punches. Mizugaki with another left hook to the liver. Mizugaki lands a left hand. Mizugaki with another combination. Mizugaki with another combo to the body and the round ends. 10-9 Mizugaki.

ROUND 2- Mizugaki with a right hand to start and then lands a combo. Mizugaki with another combo and fakes the takedown and comes back with another combination. Mizugaki drops Phan with a big left hook and he is going for the finish. Mizugaki with numerous punches against the fence as he pours it on but Phan survives the onslaught to the delight of the crowd. They trade combinations. Mizugaki goes for the takedown but it is defended. Phan with a left hook to the body. They trade combos and Mizugaki lands a solid left hook. Mizugaki with a short elbow. They trade punches again. Mizugaki with a big right hand. Mizugaki goes for the takedown but it is stuffed by Phan. They trade punches and Mizugaki gets the better of it and they battle against the fence. Phan grabs the arm but Mizugaki grabs the body lock from the back and they tie up against the fence. Mizugaki drops down for the double-leg takedown and gets it and is in the guard of Phan. Phan escapes to his feet. They trade punches and Mizugaki looks to land more combinations. Phan lands some body punches. They trade and Phan lands a left hook to the liver. Phan with a solid left hook. Mizugaki lands a nice combo. Mizugaki misses an uppercut but lands a straight right hand. We end the round and Phan came on strong at the end. 10-9 Mizugaki, 20-18 Mizugaki.

ROUND 3- Phan’s corner told him he is down two rounds and he comes out like it as both men trade punches. Phan with a left hook to the body. Mizugaki with a left hand to the body of his own. Phan is starting to land his combinations. Mizugaki backs him up with his jab. Mizugaki goes for the takedown but it is blocked and Phan grabs the arm for a kimura but lets go and they break. Phan lands a nice left hook and Mizugaki goes for the takedown but doesn’t get it. Back to the feet and Phan sees Mizugaki in trouble and goes on the attack. Both land big punches. Phan with a short right hand and then lands a hook to the body followed by one to the head. Mizugaki with a right hand and hurts Phan. Mizugaki with a left hand. Both men trade combinations. Phan with a left hand. Phan with a combination. Mizugaki lands a combo of his own and finishes with a left hook to the body. Both men are landing at will. Phan with an uppercut. They trade punches. One minute to go and Mizugaki lands a combo. Mizugaki fakes a takedown but Phan has a good sprawl. They trade combinations. Phan lands a nice left hand. They trade in close range. Mizugaki with a nice left hand that rocks Phan. They trade punches as the fight ends. Really fun fight there. 10-9 Phan, 29-28 Mizugaki.

Official Result: Takeya Mizugaki def. Nam Phan by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-28)


Julie Kedzie vs. Bethe Correia

Referee: Steve Perceval

ROUND 1- The women kick off the main card as Kedzie looks to end her three-fight losing skid against the late replacement Correia. Kedzie is the betting favorite in this fight as Correia looks to remain undefeated. Steve Perceval is the referee. Kedzie with a side kick to start. They trade punches. Kedzie with a high kick. Kedzie with a front kick. They trade punches. Kedzie with a high kick. Correia lands a left jab. Correia with a leg kick and then another. Kedzie with a left hook. Kedzie with two side kicks and misses a spinning back fist. Kedzie with some left hands as they tie up against the fence but they break quickly. Correia with a combo to the body and head and then lands a left hook. Kedzie just misses a spinning head kick. Kedzie does land a right hand. Correia with a leg kick and they tie up against the fence. Correia with some left hands against the cage. Correia with foot stomps but Kedzie lands a knee to her face. Correia with knees to the body and they break. Kedzie with a head kick and Correia lands a nice combo. Correia slips on a head kick and Kedzie lands some punches. Corriea goes for a takedown but barely does though she eats punches from Kedzie to end the round. 10-9 Kedzie.

ROUND 2- Kedzie with a leg kick to start round two. They trade punches. They trade again and Correia lands a big left hand. Kedzie with a right hand and follows it with a head kick. Correia with a leg kick but Kedzie grabs the leg and lands a big right hand. Correia with a body kick. Kedzie with a body kick and they trade punches. Correia with a right hand. Kedzie with a body kick and misses a spinning back fist. They trade punches. Kedzie with a teet kick and they tie up against the fence. Correia has underhooks. Kedzie lands an elbow on the break. Correia with a right hand they push to a tie-up against the fence. Correia with some knees to the body. Correia with a foot stomp. Kedzie with a knee to the body and a right hand on the break. Correira with a leg kick and Kedzie lands a spinning kick. Kedzie with a leg kick. Correia with a leg kick and then one to the body. Kedzie with a left hook. Kedzie with a front kick. They trade punches. Correia goes for the takedown and they tie up against the cage as Kedzie stuffs the takedown attempt. Correia with foot stomps. Kedzie with a knee to the head and Correia comes back with knees to the body as the round ends. 10-9 Kedzie, 20-18 Kedzie.

ROUND 3- This one could be up for grabs. Correia with a nice right hand to open the final round. They trade leg kicks. Kedzie with a straight right hand. Correia with a combination. They trade left hands. Kedzie just misses a big right hand but lands a high kick. Correia with a right hand. Correia with a left hand. Kedzie with a front side kick. Both ladies trade punches and Correia lands a nice combo. Correia with a left hand. Kedzie with a body kick but Correia counters with a takedown and is in the guard. Correia pushes the fight against the fence and lands some punches. Correia tries to take the back as Kedzie looks to get the fight upright. Correia takes the back but Kedzie turns and escapes and they’re back to their feet. Correia misses a leg kick and right hand. Kedzie with a spinning kick. Kedzie misses a front kick. They trade combos. Correia with a left hook. Kedzie moves forward and lands a knee to the head. Correia with a solid combo and lands a left hook. Kedzie with a side kick and they trade punches to end the fight. 10-9 Correia, 29-28 Kedzie.

Official Result: Bethe Correia def. Julie Kedzie by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)


Dylan Andrews vs. Clint Hester

Referee: Cameron Quinn

ROUND 1- These guys were TUF 17 castmembers and teammates on the show on Team Jones. Both look to remain undefeated in the UFC. Andrews is a slight favorite in this fight. Hester looks to establish the jab early and lands a leg kick. Hester with a big right hand and Andrews comes back with a right hand. Hester with a leg kick. Andrews with a left hook and Hester lands a big overhand right. Hester with a knee. Hester lands a left and Andrews grabs a body lock and scores a takedown and is in half-guard. Andrews looks for separation on top as he looks to unload some ground-and-pound. Andrews with body punches from the top. Andrews looks to lock in a choke but he has to transition out of half-guard if he is going to get it. Andrews with a punch from the top. Andrews looks to pass to side control. Hester trying to create a scramble to get up but Andrews grabs the neck for a guillotine but Hester escapes and is in half-guard. Hester with an elbow from the top. Hester with an elbow. Andrews escapes and they get back to the feet against the cage. Andrews gets another takedown but they’re back up immediately. Hester has Andrews against the fence but Andrews gets another takedown. Andrews is in side control and rides the round out there. 10-9 Andrews.

ROUND 2- Hester with a leg kick to start the second round. Hester with another leg kick and Andrews counters with his own leg kick. Hester misses a big left hand and Andrews tries a takedown but to no avail. Andrews with two leg kicks. Hester with a short leg kick and then one to the body. Andrews misses a left hand but then lands a big right hand. Hester then rushes in and bullies his way to a takedown and is in the half-guard. Hester looking to maybe try and set up a choke. Hester with an elbow from the top. Hester with more ground-and-pound and he lands a series of left hands from the top. Hester with a big elbow from the top. Andrews tries to hold Hester and force a stand-up as Hester tries to cause separation. Andrews is cut as he tries to transition to the back. Hester moves to side mount and they get up. Hester lands some big right hands as they get up. They trade punches on the feet. They both land big right hands. Andrews trips Hester up for a moment. Hester with a leg kick. Andrews with a short leg kick. Andrews with a body punch as the round ends. 10-9 Hester, 19-19.

In between rounds Andrews says his shoulder has been dislocated and this fight is over. They embrace but this will be a win for Hester.

Official Result: Clint Hester def. Dylan Andrews by TKO (injury) at 5:00 of Round 2


Pat Barry vs. Soa Palelei

Referee: Steve Perceval

ROUND 1- Palelei looks to extend a win streak while Barry looks to rebound from a loss. Steve Perceval is the referee. Palelei immediately goes for the takedown but Barry has underhooks and stops it. They break. Barry misses a leg kick. Barry misses a head kick attempt. Barry with a knee to the head but Palelei gets the takedown. Barry looks to go for a kimura. Palelei gets his arm loose and is in the half-guard. Palelei with some body punches. Barry looks to grab the arm again but to no avail. Palelei moves to mount and unloads punches. Bunches of punches coming down and a barrage knocks Barry out cold. This fight is over. Palelei with the knockout win from the mount.

Official Result: Soa Palelei def. Pat Barry by KO (punches) at 2:09 of Round 1


Ryan Bader vs. Anthony Perosh

Referee: John Sharp

ROUND 1- Bader looks to get back into the win column as Perosh looks to build on a quick knockout win. John Sharp is the referee for this bout. Perosh goes for a takedown but is way off of it. Perosh lands a right hand. Perosh backs Bader up as Bader looks to attack the body. Bader drops Perosh with an uppercut and Bader is teeing off on him on the ground with right hands. Perosh survives and gets to his feet but eats a huge uppercut. Perosh lands a nice combination. Bader with a right hand but Perosh rocks Bader with a right hand in counter. Perosh slips and Bader gets on top and lands some punches and a huge elbow. Bader with more right hands as he has Perosh pinned against the cage. Bader goes to half-guard and lands some more punches from that position. Bader may take the back as he lands more punches. They get to their feet but Bader has a body lock. They break. Bader with a left hook. Perosh is bleeding. Jab rocks Perosh. Perosh presses forward with a combo. Bader gets a body lock and takes the fight to the ground and is in the guard. Bader with an elbow. Bader with another big elbow as he gets to his feet. Perosh is bleeding badly. Bader goes to guard with a leaping punch and lands a big elbow. Bader unloads to end the round. 10-8 Bader.

ROUND 2- Bader had a big opening round. Bader lands a jab to start the second round. Perosh presses forward with a combo and then lands a leg kick. They tie up against the fence and Bader gets a takedown. Bader is in Perosh’s guard. Bader passes into side control and lands a knee to the body of Perosh. Bader takes the back and lands a short punch. Bader with a short elbow. More elbows from the top from Bader onto Perosh. Bader with another elbow. Perosh is doing his best to survive the fight. Bader with two punches as Perosh looks to push him off with his feet. Bader with more ground-and-pound as he is making things hard for Perosh. Bader is back in half-guard as he looks to improve position with two minutes left. Perosh tries to push Bader off but Bader leaps back in with a big right hand as he goes into the guard. Bader stands up and Perosh lands right hands from the bottom but Bader goes back down following a big right hand. Elbows to the body from Bader. Bader with more big elbows from the top as he is headed for another big round. Bader with more elbows from the top. Bader with more elbows against the fence and the round ends big for Bader. 10-8 Bader, 20-16 Bader.

ROUND 3- The crowd reacts big for Perosh, who is surviving this mauling. Perosh comes forward but Bader lands a left hook going backwards. Perosh goes for a takedown but Bader ends up on top and is in side control. Bader with more elbows from the top. Bader back with some more elbows and punches. Perosh tries to roll out but Bader gets his back. Perosh rolls back against the fence and Bader moves into side control. Bader with more short elbows. Bader gets to his feet but goes back down to half-guard as Perosh is hanging on but not doing anything at all. Bader with a big left hand from side control. Perosh trying to get back to his feet but Bader gets his back. They get back to their feet but Bader trips the fight back to the ground and unloads with punches. Hammerfists from Bader and this fight is close to being stopped. Perosh survives and gets back to his feet but is taken back down by Bader. Bader with more elbows from the top. Bader with a left hand as he falls back into guard. Bader with more ground-and-pound as we have 45 seconds to go. Another huge elbow from Bader as he moves into mount. Perosh escapes though and Bader is back in side control and landing more brutal punches and elbows from there. More big punches from Bader as he looks to finish the fight strong. Fight over. 10-8 Bader, 30-24 Bader.

Official Result: Ryan Bader def. Anthony Perosh by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)


Mauricio Rua vs. James Te Huna

Referee: John Sharp

ROUND 1- Both men enter the night’s co-main event bout looking to bounce back from losses in their prior bouts. Te Huna is the slight favorite going into the fight. John Sharp will officiate the fight. Rua starts with a leg kick and then lands a nice combination. Rua with a leg kick. Rua with a right hand and then a leg kick. They trade and Rua throws Te Huna down but he gets right back up. Rua with a body punch. Big left hook knocks Te Huna out cold and Rua lands a right hand for good measure. Big knockout win for Shogun Rua!

Official Result: Mauricio Rua def. James Te Huna by KO (punch) at 1:03 of Round 1


Mark Hunt vs. Antonio Silva

Referee: Steve Perceval

ROUND 1- Time for the five-round main event as Hunt and Bigfoot look to rebound from losses at UFC 160 in May. Steve Perceval is the referee for the fight. Silva with a side kick to start his attack. Silva with a front kick. Silva with a leg kick. Hunt just misses a big right hand and Silva slips but gets back up. Silva lands a front kick followed by a right hand. Silva misses a head kick. Hunt lands a right hand as he presses forward. They trade punches and down goes Hunt. Hunt gets back to his feet but eats a knee from Silva. Hunt lands a right hand. Hunt with a leg kick. Silva lands a front kick and follows with a right hand. Hunt with a left leg kick. Hunt then lands a right hand but Silva counters with a right hand. They tie up and Hunt has underhooks against the cage. Silva with short right hands. Silva with a knee. They break. Silva with a body kick. Round over. 10-9 Silva.

ROUND 2- Silva misses a head kick to start the second round. Hunt lands a combo as he presses forward. They trade punches. Silva with a leg kick. Silva with a front kick to the body. Hunt misses a big right hand and Silva presses forward with some punches. They tie up but Hunt escapes. Silva with a leg kick. Silva misses a spin kick as Hunt saw it coming. Hunt with a right hand to the body. Silva with a head kick. Hunt with a leg kick but Silva backs him up with a combo. Both miss on right hands and then Hunt lands a right hand on Silva that backs him up. Hunt with a leg kick. Hunt lands a right hand and they then exchange punches. Hunt with a body kick. Silva with a front kick. Silva with a high kick. They trade punches. Silva with a leg kick and that buckles Hunt. Silva with more kicks and misses a knee. Silva with another leg kick. Silva with a side kick and the round ends. 10-9 Silva, 20-18 Silva.

ROUND 3- Hunt comes out with a combination as he likely needs to win these final three rounds. Hunt then scores a takedown but they get up and Hunt gets another takedown. Silva grabs the fence to get up and gets a warning for it. They break. Silva with a front kick. They tie up against the fence and both battle for the underhooks. Silva with some knees to the body. They break and Silva lands a leg kick. Silva with a punch to the leg. Hunt then lands a right hand and they clinch against the fence. Silva has a small cut on his forehead. They break and Hunt lands a big right hand. Hunt then drops Silva with a big right hand and then goes down into Silva’s guard and is looking to finish. Silva is surviving as Hunt is trying to pass guard and lands some punches and elbows from the top. Hunt is in half-guard and landing from the top with short punches. More punches from the half-guard from Hunt as he has Silva pinned against the cage. More short hammerfists and elbows from Hunt. Silva tries to escape but is eating more punches. Hunt rides the round out and lands more big elbows to close the round. 10-9 Hunt, 29-28 Silva.

ROUND 4- Silva has recovered from being dropped and lands a series of leg kicks. They are trading punches and Hunt lands a right hand that backs Silva up. They tie up against the fence as both look for underhooks. They break and Silva lands a right hand followed by a leg kick. They trade punches and Silva lands a right hand. Silva goes for a takedown but eats a right hand from Hunt. Hunt then scores a takedown and is on top. Hunt in the guard of Silva. Hunt with punches from the top on Silva. Silva looks to throw his legs up for an armbar but bails as he can’t get it in. They get back to the feet and break from the clinch. Silva just barely lands a leg kick. Hunt with a big right hand and Silva lands one as well. Hunt opens up on Silva and Silva tees off back as they are exchanging hard punches. Both men are in trouble. Silva unloads on Hunt with knees and punches but Hunt survives. Hunt tires a takedown but ends on his back and Silva is on top and lands from the top. Silva looks to mount as Hunt tries to escape. Silva moves into mount and is landing big punches from the top. Silva mixes it up with elbows and Hunt is opened up and bleeding badly. Big punches from the top from Silva as the crowd is going wild. Silva misses a big right hands and with ten seconds left it appears we are headed to the final round. 10-9 Silva, 39-37 Silva.

ROUND 5- We are in the final round of an awesome fight and the crowd shows their appreciation. They embrace to start the round. Hunt lands a big combo and then lands a right hand and Silva is wobbled. Hunt lands a combo that backs Silva up. Big right hand from Hunt. They trade left hands. Silva tries a takedown but is too tired to complete it. Hunt with a left hook and just misses a big elbow. Hunt with a right hand and Silva is bleeding badly. Three left hooks from Hunt. Silva tries the takedown again but nothing. Hunt with a right hand and then a short elbow. Hunt with a left hook and then another that has Silva hurt. Hunt is trying to finish it and attacks the head and body. They break and Hunt lands a short elbow as the referee calls timeout to look at the cut of Silva. The doctor checks the cut and the fight continues. Silva with a combo and Hunt lands the jab. Hunt with a nice combination. Hunt lands the right hand and Silva fires back with a big right hand. Both men are exhausted. They tie up against the fence. They trade punches and Hunt lands two big left hooks and then a short elbow followed by another. Silva with a big knee. Hunt with short punches. They tie up and Hunt pushes Silva against the fence. Silva with a big knee and Hunt just misses a right hand. Silva with a knee. They break and both are swinging to end the fight. They tie up again and end the fight pressed against the cage. An awesome fight that will be the fight of the night. 10-9 Hunt, 48-47 Silva.

Official Result: Mark Hunt vs. Antonio Silva ends in a majority draw (48-47 Hunt, 47-47, 47-47)



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