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Weidman KO's Silva to take title
fox sports.com ^ | 7- | ap

Posted on 07/07/2013 1:55:07 PM PDT by TurboZamboni

Chris Weidman sent a shock wave through mixed martial arts, stopping Anderson Silva in the second round of the main event at UFC 162 to become the new middleweight champion on Saturday night.

Silva talked, taunted and dared Weidman to engage him. When the champion lowered his hands early in the second round, Weidman caught him with a short left that sent the MMA star to the mat. Weidman pounced and landed a few more shots that forced referee Herb Dean to stop the fight at 1:18

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TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: andersonsilva; brazil; chrisweidman; clown; danawhite; herbdean; hubris; knockout; mixedmartialarts; pridecomesbeforefall; showboat; silva; televisedstreetfight; ufc; ufc162
Silva lost by acting like a jackass again. glad to see him get knocked out.everyone at the bar last night was cheering when he went down.
1 posted on 07/07/2013 1:55:07 PM PDT by TurboZamboni
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To: TurboZamboni

Knew that Silva’s showboating would be his downfall


2 posted on 07/07/2013 2:00:13 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: TurboZamboni

I’ve been waiting for a long time to hear this.


3 posted on 07/07/2013 2:00:22 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: TurboZamboni
I saw the ending on youtube when I checked the results, but I missed the fight and am kicking myself for it. I figured Silva would win, again.

Hold the belt for 6 years and lose due to being a jackass dropping the hands. I think he may have expected a right and not a left.

4 posted on 07/07/2013 2:00:59 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: TurboZamboni

This Weidman is very powerful. Knocking someone down with just a jab — impressive!


5 posted on 07/07/2013 2:01:15 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: Darren McCarty

Silva could get away when that when he was younger. He’s 38 now.
Maybe next time he won’t act like a showboating clown?


6 posted on 07/07/2013 2:01:27 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: TurboZamboni

I thought the guy would never be beat. It hurts just to watch his matches.


7 posted on 07/07/2013 2:02:03 PM PDT by McGruff (I need a new party.)
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To: TurboZamboni

The ref stopped the fight too soon.


8 posted on 07/07/2013 2:07:39 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: skeeter

Herb Dean is the best ref in the game. Should he have let Weidman beat Silva into a coma? Silva was not “intelligently defending himself”.


9 posted on 07/07/2013 2:20:57 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: skeeter

10 posted on 07/07/2013 2:23:21 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator
I'm being facetious.

I can't stand showboaters.

11 posted on 07/07/2013 2:24:39 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: TurboZamboni

The first rule of fight club is you don’t talk...


12 posted on 07/07/2013 2:28:11 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (This is a sarcasm tag for the retards unable to recognize sarcasm.)
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To: Stepan12

Left hook.


13 posted on 07/07/2013 2:29:15 PM PDT by islander-11 (Save Nantucket - Vote Republican!!!)
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To: skeeter

My bad. :)

Sometimes it’s hard to tell in the written word.


14 posted on 07/07/2013 2:31:12 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: TurboZamboni

I saw this live last night with a bunch of friends. Silva showboat and got knocked by the Weidman with a quick hit. Idiot trollers on the web said Silva threw the fight and it was a fix as Dana White wanted a white guy to win to grab the majority white viewers.

I doubt Silva wanted to be remembered as a champion who got his ass kicked in his last fight which renders moot this morons who thought the fight was fixed. Silva wont fight for the title again as he stated and will do his 10 ring fight as per his contract. Nice to see the American flag being shown by the winner instead of Brazil for the past 7 years.


15 posted on 07/07/2013 2:32:16 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: EEGator
Mine often don't translate well.

Did you hear Silva's comments afterward - something to the effect that he'll let the boy keep the belt for a little while?

16 posted on 07/07/2013 2:33:29 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: TurboZamboni

Glad he finally lost. Just wish it had been Chael that beat him.


17 posted on 07/07/2013 2:34:39 PM PDT by Vinnie
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To: skeeter

I’m so glad he lost. He showboats like a prick all fight, and then pretends to be humble and respectful afterwards. It seems most UFC guys are headcases. Given the sport it isn’t very surprising.


18 posted on 07/07/2013 2:43:19 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: TurboZamboni

This will be the MMA’s example of Hubris.


19 posted on 07/07/2013 2:49:59 PM PDT by Kevmo ("A person's a person, no matter how small" ~Horton Hears a Who)
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To: EEGator
I used to watch fights all the time, but then they started pay-per-viewing everything. Tightwad that I am, I more or less stopped watching.

Silva started out ok, but then became a jerk. I've wanted to see him knocked on his arse for years now.

20 posted on 07/07/2013 2:58:00 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: islander-11

That is different. A lefthook can be very powerful. A good thing in a street fight too for incapacitating one’s opponent.


21 posted on 07/07/2013 3:09:26 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: skeeter

Agreed. Now too many fighters engage in risk management strategies, which leads to many boring fights as well.


22 posted on 07/07/2013 3:23:21 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: TurboZamboni
What a stupid way to end a reign, by being an unprofessional jackass.

Epic fail.

Justice was served.

23 posted on 07/07/2013 3:27:51 PM PDT by Manic_Episode (Some days...it's just not worth chewing through the leather straps....)
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Please Help keep FR
Independent!!

24 posted on 07/07/2013 3:56:19 PM PDT by RedMDer (When immigrants cannot or will not assimilate, its really just an invasion. Throw them out!)
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To: Manic_Episode

Cough Cough.....

Rematch!


25 posted on 07/07/2013 3:57:36 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: TurboZamboni

Weidman walked into that ring intent on knocking Silva out and that’s just what he did. Silva thought he had a good chin which allowed him to drop his hands. Now Silva has met Weidmans left hook and realized that his chin is no match for Weidmans short left hook. Munoz found out the same thing only in his case it was a short Weidman right elbow. Such is life.


26 posted on 07/07/2013 4:06:18 PM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: Vinnie

I agree.


27 posted on 07/07/2013 4:11:19 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: EEGator

Will this be entered as “evidence” in the GZ trial??


28 posted on 07/07/2013 4:25:22 PM PDT by mikrofon (Just as valid...)
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To: TurboZamboni

That headline is a spoiler for those of us who haven’t had a chance to watch it yet. NOT appreciated.


29 posted on 07/07/2013 4:31:42 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: mikrofon

LOL, anything to screw Whitey.


30 posted on 07/07/2013 4:40:40 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator
Look at that MMA fighter beating his opponent with a Trayvon-style ground'n'pound...
31 posted on 07/07/2013 6:40:23 PM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: Dr.Deth

I bet Steven Segal gives the Spider a stern talking to.


32 posted on 07/07/2013 7:02:09 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: EEGator
The ref would have been sanctioned if he let one of Dana White's chosen get truly hurt.

Weidman could have shoved Silva's teeth down his throat.

Even after the defeat, Silva played to the media. Ensures that a rematch will be in the works. Ratings trump any contract.

33 posted on 07/07/2013 7:21:40 PM PDT by texas booster (Join FreeRepublic's Folding@Home team (Team # 36120) Cure Alzheimer's!)
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To: Stepan12

Good to know, since I’m constantly engaging in street fights.


34 posted on 07/07/2013 8:57:51 PM PDT by UnBubba
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To: TurboZamboni
"I bet Steven Segal gives the Spider a stern talking to."

I'm sure he will...

...right after dinner.

35 posted on 07/07/2013 9:01:04 PM PDT by UnBubba
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To: UnBubba

Anyway, like I was sayin’, shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Dey’s uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There’s pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, shrimp burger, shrimp sandwich. That- that’s about it.


36 posted on 07/08/2013 10:53:58 PM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: TurboZamboni

Johnny Hendricks was just ROBBBBBBBBBBBBBED of the Welterweight title.


37 posted on 11/16/2013 10:26:49 PM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Impy

yes, he was.


38 posted on 11/17/2013 10:03:28 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: TurboZamboni

And GSP won’t be available for a rematch any time soon, because he was so beat up! Unbelievable.

Part of the blame goes to the stupid 10 point must system. You can make a weak case he won the first round and thus the fight. No one on Earth judging the fight as a whole would say he won.

I also thought Gustaffson beat Jones but that was close, and Gust looked like he was gonna fall down dead at the end of fight.


39 posted on 11/17/2013 3:51:40 PM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: TurboZamboni

And now Silva’s leg is all flippity floppity. It was a brutal thing, but given his attitude in the first fight, I struggle with more than bronze level sympathy.


40 posted on 12/28/2013 10:35:34 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: andyk

same here. he can retire now.


41 posted on 12/29/2013 7:41:05 AM PST by TurboZamboni ("PEACE ON EARTH TO MEN OF GOOD WILL".)
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