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The all-Brazilian main event

Anderson Silva deep sixes Vitor Belfort with his first three strikes of the fight

After getting KTFO'ed, Belfort got a little neck rub from his wife, a former Brazilian Playboy model. Note her shoes.
After getting KTFO'ed, Belfort got a little neck rub from his wife, a former Brazilian Playboy model. Note her shoes.
Ari LeVaux

“Like a G-six, like a G-six” The pop music is pumping and the energy in here is peaking with the end of the final fight before the Main Event. It’s like being in the engine room of a spaceship. If there were more funk I'd say the Mothership.

The vibrations in the air are here insane. If my phone were to ring or vibrate I wouldn’t hear or feel it.

Belfort's in the cage. Lights dimming as the champion prepares to make his way. Whoever wins tonight makes history.

At the end of the first round, after circling each other cautiously, Anderson "The Spider" Silva ended it with a rare straight kick to the face. With Belfort down and the ref not calling the fight, Silva seemed hesitant to finish. But after a second of consideration, and a quick unanswered one-two delivered to the face, ref Mario Yamasaki intervened on the challenger's behalf.

After Belfort was able to get to his feet, which took a few minutes, the two hugged it out like gentlemen.

And as Joe Rogan likes to say, "that's a wrap, son."