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Fedor Emelianenko, of Russia, is seen with the (Credit: AP)

Fedor Emelianenko, of Russia, is seen with the eye that forced a stoppage of his bout against Antonio Silva, of Brazil, during a Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix fight at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Silva

Inside the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J., for the first night of the Strikeforce World Grand Prix heavyweight tournament.

Antonio Silva, top, of Brazil, punches Fedor Emalianenko,
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Antonio Silva, top, of Brazil, punches Fedor Emalianenko, of Russia, during a Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix fight at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. Silva won after the end of the second round when the doctor said Emelianenko could no longer see out of his eye. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Fedor Emelianenko, right, of Russia, is taken down
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Fedor Emelianenko, right, of Russia, is taken down by Antonio Silva, of Brazil, during a Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix fight at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. Silva won after the end of the second round when the doctor said Emelianenko could no longer see out of his eye. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Fedor Emelianenko, of Russia, is pushed against the
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Fedor Emelianenko, of Russia, is pushed against the cage by Antonio Silva, of Brazil, during a Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix fight at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. Silva won after the end of the second round when the doctor said Emelianenko could no longer see out of his eye. (Feb. 12, 2011)

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Antonio Silva, top, of Brazil, punches Fedor Emalianenko,
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Antonio Silva, top, of Brazil, punches Fedor Emalianenko, of Russia, during a Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix fight at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. Silva won after the end of the second round when the doctor said Emelianenko could no longer see out of his eye. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Antonio
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Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva, left, wags his finger to let people know Fedor Emelianenko's ankle lock is not hurting him at the end of the second round of the quarterfinal bout in the Strikeforce Grand Prix at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Fedor Emelianenko, of Russia, is seen with the
(Credit: AP)

Fedor Emelianenko, of Russia, is seen with the eye that forced a stoppage of his bout against Antonio Silva, of Brazil, during a Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix fight at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Fedor Emelianenko awaits an interview with Gus Johnson
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Fedor Emelianenko awaits an interview with Gus Johnson after losing in the quarterfinal round of the Strikeforce Grand Prix at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Fedor Emelianenko's right eye was so swollen, the
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Fedor Emelianenko's right eye was so swollen, the doctors stopped the fight after the second round as Antonio Silva won the quarterfinal round of the Strikeforce Grand Prix at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. (Feb. 12, 2011)

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That swelling underneath Fedor Emelianenko's right eye caused
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That swelling underneath Fedor Emelianenko's right eye caused doctors to stop the fight after the second round, giving Antonio Silva the win in the quarterfinal round of the Strikeforce Grand Prix heavyweight tournament. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Andrei Arlovski, left, and Sergei Kharitinov fight in
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Andrei Arlovski, left, and Sergei Kharitinov fight in the quarterfinals of the Strikeforce Grand Prix heavyweight tournament. Kharitonov won by first-round knockout. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Sergei Kharitonov celebrates his first-round knockout of Andrei
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Sergei Kharitonov celebrates his first-round knockout of Andrei Arlovski in the quarterfinal round of the Strikeforce Grand Prix at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Levittown's Gian Villante awaits the start of his
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Levittown's Gian Villante awaits the start of his fight against Chad Griggs in his Strikeforce debut at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. Villante lost by first-round TKO in a slugfest. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Levittown's Gian Villante, left, exchanges punches with Chad
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Levittown's Gian Villante, left, exchanges punches with Chad Griggs in his Strikeforce debut at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. Villante lost by first-round TKO in a slugfest. (Feb. 12, 2011)

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Levittown's Gian Villante, right, fights Chad Griggs in
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Levittown's Gian Villante, right, fights Chad Griggs in his Strikeforce debut at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. Villante lost by first-round TKO in a slugfest. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Levittown's Gian Villante, left, exchanges punches with Chad
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Levittown's Gian Villante, left, exchanges punches with Chad Griggs in his Strikeforce debut at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. Villante lost by first-round TKO in a slugfest. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Levittown's Gian Villante, right, fights Chad Griggs in
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Levittown's Gian Villante, right, fights Chad Griggs in his Strikeforce debut at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. Villante lost by first-round TKO in a slugfest. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Renzo Gracie at the Strikeforce Grand Prix at
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Renzo Gracie at the Strikeforce Grand Prix at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Josh Barnett is introduced to the crowd at
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Josh Barnett is introduced to the crowd at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J., on the first night of the Strikeforce Grand Prix. He'll fight Brett Rogers later this year in the quarterfinal round of the tournament. (Feb. 12, 2011)

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Josh Barnett is introduced to the crowd at
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Josh Barnett is introduced to the crowd at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J., on the first night of the Strikeforce Grand Prix. He'll fight Brett Rogers later this year in the quarterfinal round of the tournament. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Josh Barnett is introduced to the crowd at
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Josh Barnett is introduced to the crowd at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J., on the first night of the Strikeforce Grand Prix. He'll fight Brett Rogers later this year in the quarterfinal round of the tournament. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Brett Rogers is introduced to the crowd at
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Brett Rogers is introduced to the crowd at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J., on the first night of the Strikeforce Grand Prix. He'll fight Josh Barnett in April in the quarterfinal round of the tournament. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Fedor Emelianenko is introduced to the crowd at
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Fedor Emelianenko is introduced to the crowd at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J., on the first night of the Strikeforce Grand Prix. He lost to Antonio Silva in the quarterfinal round of the tournament later in the night. (Feb. 12, 2011)

From left, Antonio Silva, Andrei Arlovski and Sergei
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From left, Antonio Silva, Andrei Arlovski and Sergei Kharitonov are introduced to the crowd at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J., on the first night of the Strikeforce Grand Prix. (Feb. 12, 2011)

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Andrei Arlovski, left, and Sergei Kharitonov are introduced
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Andrei Arlovski, left, and Sergei Kharitonov are introduced to the crowd at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J., on the first night of the Strikeforce Grand Prix. Kharitonov knocked out Arlovski in the first round of their quarterfinal bout later in the night. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Josh Barnett is introduced to the crowd at
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Josh Barnett is introduced to the crowd at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J., on the first night of the Strikeforce Grand Prix. He'll fight Brett Rogers later this year in the quarterfinal round of the tournament. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Fabricio Werdum is introduced to the crowd at
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Fabricio Werdum is introduced to the crowd at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J., on the first night of the Strikeforce Grand Prix. He'll fight Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem this April in the quarterfinal round of the tournament. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Fabricio Werdum is introduced to the crowd at
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Fabricio Werdum is introduced to the crowd at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J., on the first night of the Strikeforce Grand Prix. He'll fight Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem this April in the quarterfinal round of the tournament. (Feb. 12, 2011)

Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem is introduced to
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Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem is introduced to the crowd at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J., on the first night of the Strikeforce Grand Prix. He'll fight Fabricio Werdum this April in the quarterfinal round of the tournament. (Feb. 12, 2011)

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