Velasquez defends title; TKOs Silva in first

Sunday, May 26, 2013

The UFC 160 main event featured a heavyweight title fight between champion Cain Velasquez vs. challenger Antonio Silva in a rematch.

The rematch was even quicker than the original. 

Cain Velasquez needed 3:36 to bludgeon Antonio Silva the first time around, but in the sequel, he barely needed over a minute. Eighty-one seconds is all it took, as Velasquez notched the first title defense of his second heavyweight title reign.

The official result of the UFC 160 headliner was a technical knockout. 

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Title Fight Antonio “Junior” Silva Vs. Cain Velasquez
Fight was scheduled for 5 rounds (5x5x5x5x5) – Fight was for the Heavyweight Title
Name Antonio Silva Antonio Silva
Height 6′ 4″ (193.04 cm)
Weight 265 (120.2 kg)
Record 17-4-0
Team Imperial Fight Club

VS

Name Cain Velasquez Cain Velasquez
Height 6′ 1″ (185.42 cm)
Weight 250 (113.4 kg)
Record 11-1-0
Team  
 
-Cain Velasquez defeated Antonio Silva by TKO (Ref Stoppage, 1st Round, 1:21)