UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar Official Results

UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar goes down tonight, October 13th, 2012 from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The event features a non-title light-heavyweight bout between pound-for-pound great, Anderson Silva and TUF 1 finalist, Stephan Bonnar. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FX and Facebook. Silva is a massive favorite going into the bout, which will be a three-round fight. Although all main event fights have been five-round affairs since UFC 138, UFC 153 will be the exception.

The remainder of the main card features Dave Herman vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Glover Teixeira vs. Fabio Maldonado, Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva, Phil Davis vs. Wagner Prado and Demian Maia vs. Rick Story.

Reza Madadi vs. Cristiano Marcello and Luiz Cane vs. Chris Camozzi will stream LIVE on Facebook.com. Once the hour-long Facebook stream ends, the rest of the “Prelims” under card will begin to air live on FX, featuring Rony Mariano Bezerra vs. Sam Sicilia, Francisco Trinaldo vs. Gleison Tibau, Diego Brandao vs. Joey Gambino and Sergio Moraes vs. Renee Forte.

The official results begin at approximately 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT) for the preliminary card and 10 p.m. ET for the main card.

The official results:

Anderson Silva def. Stephan Bonnar via TKO (knee and punches) – Round 1, 4:40
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira def. Dave Herman via submission (armbar) – Round 2, 4:31
Glover Teixeira def. Fabio Maldonado via TKO (physician stoppage) – Round 2, 5:00
Jon Fitch def. Erick Silva via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Phil Davis def. Wagner Prado via submission (anaconda choke) – Round 2, 4:29
Demian Maia def. Rick Story via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:30
Rony Jason def. Sam Sicilia via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 4:16
Gleison Tibau def. Francisco Trinaldo via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Diego Brandao def. Joey Gambino via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Sergio Moraes def. Renee Forte via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 3, 3:10
Chris Camozzi def. Luiz Cane via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Cristiano Marcello def. Reza Madadi via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)

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