Kanye West Helps Anderson Silva Hype UFC 153 (Video)

Written by Tom Ngo
October 1st, 2012

UFC Middleweight Anderson Silva

“It’s amazing, I’m the reason, everybody fired up this evening.” When Kanye West wrote that line, it was as though he intended it for what Anderson Silva (Pictured) means to UFC 153.

Because if this “Spider” wouldn’t have come along at the last-minute, the October 13th fight card would be lacking some serious star power.

We all know that Silva is a hardcore “Belieber,” but the UFC rightfully used Kanye’s “Amazing” in the background of their latest promo featuring the reigning middleweight king.

Silva will be jumping to the light heavyweight class to battle Stephan Bonnar in Brazil.

HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro hosts the festivities.

Please click the media player below to watch the hype video:

Here is the show’s official roster:

Preliminary Card:

(Facebook 6:45PM ET/3:45PM PT)

Cristiano Marcello vs. Reza Madadi

Luiz Cane vs. Chris Camozzi

Sergio Moraes vs. Renee Forte

(FX 8PM/5PM)

Joey Gambino vs. Diego Brandao

Francisco Trinaldo vs. Gleison Tibau

Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Geronimo dos Santos

Rony “Jason” Bezerra vs. Sam Sicilia

Main Card:

(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)

Demian Maia vs. Rick Story

Phil Davis vs. Wagner Prado

Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva

Glover Teixeira vs. Fabio Maldonado

Dave Herman vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira

Stephan Bonnar vs. Anderson Silva (Three-round light heavyweight fight)

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