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‘UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman’ Live Results and Play-by-Play

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
July 6th, 2013
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“UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman” took place Saturday inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Middleweight king Anderson Silva defended his crown against Chris Weidman in the show’s featured attraction. Frankie Edgar fought Charles Oliveira in the co-main event.

Here are the official results and play-by-play from tonight’s action:

Preliminary Card:

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Mike Pierce Defeats David Mitchell via TKO (Punches) 2:55 in the 2ndRound

1stRound: The crowd getting anxious with all this clinching. Mitchell doing a great job of avoiding the takedown. Pierce eating some knees. Pierce continues to press him against the fence. Mitchell eats a straight right hand. The horn brings an end to an uneventful round.

5thRound scores it: Pierce, 10-9.

2ndRound: Second verse, same as the first – Pierce immediately clinches him against the fence. Not the most thrilling way to kick off a big card… Oh my. Pierce drops him with a vicious left hook and brings the pain on the canvas. It’s a wrap.

Brian Melancon Defeats Seth Baczynski via KO (Punches) at 4:59 in the 1stRound

1stRound: Baczynski eats a left hook. Melancon tags him with another one. Melancon drops him with a third left hook and pounces. After a couple of punches on the ground, he allows Baczynski back up. Melancon drags him to the mat with a single-leg. Melancon stands over him and unleashes several bombs just before the horn sounds. Baczynski is out cold. It’s a game of inches and seconds. Baczynski will probably be upset about the stoppage since it came after the bell. Game. Set. Match, Melancon.

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Edson Barboza Defeats Rafaello Oliveira via TKO (Leg Kicks) at 1:44 in the 2ndRound

1stRound: Barboza working the leg kicks early. He unloads one to Oliveira’s body. Barboza scores with a left hook to the body. These leg kicks are echoing throughout the arena. Barboza is easily fending off his opponent’s takedown attempts. Oliveira is clearly limping.

5thRound scores it: Barboza, 10-9.

2ndRound: Barboza knocks him down with a right and lets him back up. There is a clear discrepancy in standup skills. Oliveira’s lead leg is jacked. Barboza continues to take it out from underneath him. Referee Herb Dean calls the fight because Oliveira can barely stand.

Gabriel Gonzaga Defeats Dave Herman via TKO (Punches) at :17 in the 1stRound

1stRound: Gonzaga immediately unloads a right and goes in for the kill. A couple of grenades later and the assault is stopped.

Norman Parke Defeats Kazuki Tokudome via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

1stRound: They’re feeling each other out early. Parke drags him to the mat, but ends up on the bottom. Parke manages to revese. He advances to side control, though runs out of time to do anything. Tight one to score.

5thRound scores it: Tokudome, 10-9.

2ndRound: Tokudome scores with a flurry of punches. Parke clips him with a left hand. Tokudome is getting tagged, but doesn’t seem affected by the shots. Parke is pretty much landing his left at will and Tokudome doesn’t seem to mind. Parke secures a takedown. Tokudome gets to his feet, tries a flying knee and gets planted on his back again for his troubles. Tokudome fights free and tags him with a left.

5thRound scores it: Parke, 10-9.

3rdRound: Tokudome gets a brief takedown. Parke now has him in a front headlock. They are now clinching on the fence. Tokudome nails him with a couple of short elbows. He takes Parke down. Tokudome clocks him with a head kick. He slams Park to the mat. Parke gets to his feet and gets a late takedown.

5thRound scores it: Tokudome, 10-9, and may have won, 29-28.

Andrew Craig Defeats Chris Leben via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)

1stRound: Leben playing the clinching game early. Leben must know this is a must-win, because he’s not looking to fling leather. Not much to write home about in the opening five minutes.

5thRound scores it: Leben, 10-9.

2ndRound: Leben immediately goes for the clinch. Craig tags him with a left. They are exchanging punches in the pocket.

5thRound scores it: Craig, 10-9.

3rdRound: Craig comes out like a house on fire. He drops Leben. Craig is giving him the business. Leben gets to his feet. It’s as though Leben is out on his feet. Craig pushes Leben to the ground. Leben gets to his feet, but easily gets planted back down.

5thRound scores it: Craig, 10-9, and he likely won, 29-28.

Main Card:

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Cub Swanson Defeats Dennis Siver via TKO (Punches) at 2:24 in the 3rdRound

1stRound: Siver has ballooned since yesterday’s weigh-ins. They trade kicks to start things off. Swanson misses on a spinning back kick and gets taken down for his troubles. Siver uses an arm triangle choke to advance to side control. Swanson uses a guillotine choke to escape. Swanson lands a thunderous leg kick and follows up with one to the body.

5thRound scores it: Siver, 10-9.

2ndRound: Solid back-and-forth action from both featherweights. Swanson unleashing some fancy kicks, but has come up with nothing but air so far. Swanson doing work with leg kicks. He catches Siver with an uppercut. Siver tries to toss him, but Swanson ends up on top during a scramble. Swanson advances to full mount. He tries an omoplata just before the horn blares.

5thRound scores it: Swanson, 10-9.

3rdRound: Siver catches him with a left hook. Swanson counters with a kick to the midsection. Swanson scores with a right and kick to the body. Swanson’s speed is starting show through. He drops Siver with a left-right combo and follows him to the mat. Swanson is laying the lumber. That’s all she wrote.

Mark Munoz Defeats Tim Boetsch via Unanimous Decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-28)

1stRound: Boetsch goes for a takedown, but gets flipped over. Boetsch slams him to the mat again and hits him with a couple of punches. He has Munoz clinched against the fence. Munoz drags him to the ground. Boetsch gets up for a second. Boetsch uses a guillotine choke to get up. Munoz connects with a flurry. He has Boetsch clinched against the cage. Munoz lands a knee to the midsection and scores with another barrage.

5thRound scores it: Munoz, 10-9.

2ndRound: Boetsch starts things off with a kick to the midsection. Munoz has him clinched against the cage. Boetsch tags him with a right, but gets taken down. Munoz unloading heavy punches to the body. Boetsch gets to his feet, then back down. Munoz throwing haymakers on the mat. Knees to the chest by Munoz. He brings the pain just before the horn.

5thRound scores it: Munoz, 10-9.

3rdRound: Uppercut by Munoz. Boetsch tries a guillotine choke to no avail. He now tries a Peruvian necktie. Munoz escapes, but isn’t out of danger. Munoz gets free and is raining down punches from the top position. It’s Munoz ground-and-pound 101 right now. He tries a kimura. Now attempts a rear-naked choke. Munoz is battering him with punches.

5thRound scores it: Munoz, 10-9, and should have ran the table, 30-27.

Tim Kennedy Defeats Roger Gracie via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

1stRound: Gracie gets an easy takedown. Kennedy gets to his feet. Gracie gets him down with a double-leg. He instantly takes his back and has 90 seconds to work. Gracie has a body triangle locked in. Kennedy spins to top position.

5thRound scores it: Gracie, 10-9.

2ndRound: Kennedy working some leg kicks. He lands a left. Kennedy takes his opponent down and is unloading bombs from behind. Gracie fights to his feet, but Kennedy has him clinched against the fence. Kennedy secures another takedown. They get stood up for inactivity.

5thRound scores it: Kennedy, 10-9.

3rdRound: Kennedy attacking his legs with kicks. He gets a body lock, but can’t get Gracie down. Gracie desperately trying to get him down. Kennedy has him clinched against the cage. Kennedy still can’t close the distance to he continues to settle for kicking his legs. Gracie is gassed. Kennedy tags him with a right.

5thRound scores it: Kennedy, 10-9, and likely won, 29-28.

Frankie Edgar Defeats Charles Oliveira via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)

1stRound: Edgar nails him with a right that appeared to rock Oliveira. They hit the mat for a second, and Edgar eats a knee on the way up. Edgar tags him with another right. Edgar takes him down. Oliveira scrambles free. Edgar clocks him with a one-two combo. Oliveira counters with a knee to the grill. Oliveira eats a left hook. Edgar scores with an uppercut. Edgar gets a takedown before the end of the round.

5thRound scores it: Edgar, 10-9.

2ndRound: Violent leg kick by Olivera. Edgar catches a kick and trips him to the canvas. Oliveira gets to his feet. Edgar puts him back down. They’re back to their feet. The pace is crazy. They are trading punches in the pocket. Edgar gets another takedown, but gets caught in a guillotine on the way down. Edgar may have been saved by the bell. Tough to tell how tight the choke was.

5thRound scores it: Edgar, 10-9.

3rdRound: Edgar tags him with a big right. He follows up with a combo. Edgar catches a kick and tosses him to the mat. Oliveira gets to his feet and nails him with a right. He follows up with two more punches that may have dazed Edgar. The pace has not slowed a bit. Oliveira appears to be finding his rhythm, but will need a finish to win. Oliveira stuns him with a punch, but doesn’t pounce. Edgar seems to have recovered and returns fire with a couple of punches. Edgar gets a takedown and unloads some hammer fists.

5thRound scores it: Edgar, 10-9, and probably sweeps the cards, 30-27.

Chris Weidman Defeats Anderson Silva via KO (Punches)at 1:18 in the 2ndRound (Weidman captures UFC middleweight title)

1stRound: Herb Dean is the third man inside the Octagon. Silva denies a touch of gloves, but bows instead. Weidman shoots and scores a takedown in under a minute. He lands two straight punches as he dives in. Weidman coming with some aggressive ground-and-pound. The challenger lands a couple of more punches. Weidman goes for a heel hook and Silva wiggles loose. Going for that submission could have been a mistake. Silva puts his hands down and dares the “All-American” to punch him, which Weidman happily does. Silva is clearly not scored of Weidman’s hands. Silva’s straight up tainting his challenger.

5thRound scores it: Weidman, 10-9.

2ndRound: Silva is playing games right now and the crowd loves it. He stuffs a takedown attempt. Weidman clocks him and “The Spider” is out cold. WOW! Silva has nobody to blame but himself for not taking Weidman seriously.

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