Welcome fight fights to our UFC 168 live play by play and results. For this last fight card of the year we’re going to try and do something different by giving each fight its own blog post, to make it easier to read and follow.
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Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva
Round 1: Both come out a little tentative. We had a similar feeling out option in the first fight, too, so not shocked. Weidman grabs a single and Silva is down. Wall walk back up and Silva is right back to his feet. Weidman eats a knee as they fight against the cage. Silva is looking to work the clinch. Silva gets caught with an uppercut and goes DOWN! Weidman is teeing off in full guard. Silva survives and gets into full guard. Weidman is landing some big shots on him as Silva is looking to grab a choke from the bottom. Weidman is grinding him right now in guard as he works to get out of full guard. Weidman with some savage elbows as Silva is taking some big shots from the bottom. He’s throwing plenty from the bottom but Weidman is in control. Weidman is working to get out of guard as Silva is landing some nice hammerfists from the bottom. Weidman is having trouble with Anderson’s guard right now. Big elbow from Weidman and he stands up, looking to pass. He tries a standing pass and can’t complete it. He’s bleeding as the round ends. Weidman 10-9
Round 2: Anderson with a nice inside leg kick as Weidman is looking to get inside and get the takedown. Both guys are using distance really well right now. This is a great tutorial on the ability us e distance. Anderson throws a leg that get checked and it breaks on Weidman. Anderson’s down and he’s in insane amount of pain.
Chris Weidman wins via TKO (injury)
Replays show it and it’s ugly. Career ending ugly.
UFC Middleweight Championship: Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva
UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship: Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate
Josh Barnett vs. Travis Browne
Jim Miller vs. Fabrício Camões
Dustin Poirier vs. Diego Brandao
Chris Leben vs. Uriah Hall
Gleison Tibau vs. Michael Johnson
Dennis Siver vs. Manvel Gamburyan
John Howard vs. Siyar Bahadurzada
William Macario vs. Bobby Voelker
Robbie Peralta vs. Estevan Payan
Tags: Mixed Martial Arts, ufc 168