Tonight at UFC 156, Antonio Silva picked up one of the biggest victories of his career, derailing Alistair Overeem’s title hopes with a third round finish of the former K-1 and Strikeforce champion. Silva will now hope to get a rematch against Cain Velasquez with the win. Here’s what our own Brent Brookhouse about the final round in the bout, and you can check out the full fight video highlights above.
Round 3 – OVEREEM COMES OUT LOOKING FOR A TAKEDOWN AND SILVA STARTS TO OPEN UP! HE HURT HIM WITH A PUNCH! HEAD KICK! SILVA IS CRUSHING HIM AGAINST THE CAGE AND OVEREEM IS DOWN! Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva wins by TKO (punches), round 3.
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