Even as he readied for UFC 153, Anderson Silva was faced with questions about the future. Stephan Bonnar was just a temporary distraction, it seemed, and some real challenge lied into the future. Maybe it was Jon Jones, or maybe it was Georges St-Pierre, but Saturday night was just some formality.
It's not supposed to be that easy when a fighter moves up in weight, up some 20 pounds, but Silva has made a career out of the extraordinary, which explains why he was such a massive favorite to begin with.
Showing little regard for any danger Bonnar presented, Silva essentially toyed with him for most of the first round before finally unleashing. Uncoiling a perfectly timed, full-power knee to Bonnar's chest, Silva scored a knockdown, and a few ground strikes later, it was over.
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Stephan Bonnar Vs. Anderson "The Spider" Silva
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
||6′ 4″ (193.04 cm)
||205 (92.99 kg)
||One Kick Gym
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