Anderson Silva (champion) defeated Thales Leites via unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 50-46) UFC Middleweight Championship. This was a boring fight, they’re going to come up with somebody to give Silva a challenge. Lietes had nothing to concern Silva
Sam Stout defeated Matt Wiman via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Mauricio “Shogun” Rua defeated Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 4:28. After this loss I think it’s clear to everyone that its time for the Iceman to retire.
Krzysztof Soszynski defeated Brian Stann via submission (kimura) – Round 1, 3:53
Cheick Kongo defeated Antoni Hardonk via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 2:29
Luis Cane defeated Steve Cantwell via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Luis Cane comments on his win
Denis Kang defeated Xavier Foupa-Pokam via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Nate Quarry defeated Jason MacDonald via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 2:27
Ed Herman defeated David Loiseau via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Mark Bocek defeated David Bielkheden via submission (rear naked choke) – Round 1, 4:57
TJ Grant defeated Ryo Chonan via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
There are a few puzzling stories in the news lately. The first is the rumor that Affliction may try to go head to head with UFC 100. I don’t know how I feel about this. Check that — it’s clearly a stupid decision.
While Affliction can compete with UFC pay-per-view replays and free, dumbed-down cards on Spike, Affliction cannot compete with UFC 100. I understand the UFC’s move to counter-program against Affliction, but it makes absolutely no sense the other way around.
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Surely they can’t be dumb enough to go against one of the most stacked and anticipated PPV cards ever, Right?
“The World’s Most Dangerous Man” may have landed a heavier blow to his own career than he did to Ross “Grizzly” Clifton in their fight last month. Yesterday, the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) announced that Shamrock had failed a drug test administered prior to his February 13th bout with Clifton and has suspended him for one full year.
- Middleweight champ Anderson Silva vs. Thales Leites
- Chuck Liddell vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua
- Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Brian Stann
- Cheick Kongo vs. Antoni Hardonk
- Luis Cane vs. Steve Cantwell
PRELIMINARY CARD – untelevised
- Mike Ciesnolevicz vs. Eliot Marshall
- Xavier Foupa-Pokam vs. Denis Kang
- Jason MacDonald vs. Nate Quarry
- Ed Herman vs. David Loiseau
- David Bielkheden vs. Mark Bocek
- Ryo Chonan vs. T.J. Grant
- Sam Stout vs. Matt Wiman