A heavyweight affair between Cain Velasquez (Pictured) and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva was the third fight to air live during tonight’s “UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir” pay-per-view broadcast.
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MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada is hosting tonight’s festivities. The show is headlined by a heavyweight title tilt between champion Junior dos Santos and Frank Mir.
It has been an exciting, if not brief, night of fights thus far. Through 11 scraps, seven have now ended in the opening stanza.
Favorite (-) Underdog (+)
Antonio Silva +300
Cain Velasquez -400
Here is the play-by-play from Velasquez vs. Silva:
Velasquez caught a kick and trips him to the canvas. He’s bringing the pain early, but Silva fends him off with an up-kick. Velasquez continues his ground attack and grazes him with a short elbow that causes blood to gush from the Brazilian’s mug. Time is called to have the doctor examine the cut. Game on and they resume where they left off, Cain on top. Silva is having major issues with his vision. THERE IS BLOOD IS EVERYWHERE. Velasquez is giving him the business and the fight mercifully comes to an end.
Cain Velasquez Defeated Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva via TKO (Strikes) at 3:36 in the 1stRound