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Fabio Maldonado, from Brazil, reacts after being defeated (Credit: AP)

Fabio Maldonado, from Brazil, reacts after being defeated by countryman Glover Teixeira, during their light heavyweight bout at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro. (Oct. 14, 2012)

UFC 153: Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar

Scenes from Brazil as Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar headlines the card on Oct. 13, 2012.

Rony Jason, from Brazil, celebrates after defeating Sam
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Rony Jason, from Brazil, celebrates after defeating Sam Sicilia, from the U.S., after their featherweight mixed martial arts bout at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Jon Fitch, right, of the United States, fights
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Jon Fitch, right, of the United States, fights Erick Silva, from Brazil, during their welterweight mixed martial arts bout at the UFC153 in Rio de Janeiro, early Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. Fitch defeated Silva. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Phil Davis, right, from the United State, fights
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Phil Davis, right, from the United State, fights Wagner Prado, from Brazil, during their light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. Davis defeated Prado. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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Glover Teixeira, top, from Brazil, fights countryman Fabio
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Glover Teixeira, top, from Brazil, fights countryman Fabio Maldonado during their light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, early Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. Teixeira defeated Maldonado. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Glover Teixeira, left, from Brazil, fights countryman Fabio
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Glover Teixeira, left, from Brazil, fights countryman Fabio Maldonado, during their light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro early Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. Teixeira defeated Maldonado. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Fabio Maldonado, from Brazil, reacts after being defeated
(Credit: AP)

Fabio Maldonado, from Brazil, reacts after being defeated by countryman Glover Teixeira, during their light heavyweight bout at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro. (Oct. 14, 2012)

Minotauro Nogueira, left, from Brazil, fights Dave Herman,
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Minotauro Nogueira, left, from Brazil, fights Dave Herman, from the United States, during their heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 153, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Nogueira defeated Herman. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Minotauro Nogueira, left, from Brazil, left, fights Dave
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Minotauro Nogueira, left, from Brazil, left, fights Dave Herman, from the United States, during their heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, early Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. Nogueira defeated Herman. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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Minotauro Nogueira, left, from Brazil, fights Dave Herman,
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Minotauro Nogueira, left, from Brazil, fights Dave Herman, from the United States, during their heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, early Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. Nogueira defeated Herman. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Anderson Silva, from Brazil, celebrates after defeating Stephan
(Credit: AP)

Anderson Silva, from Brazil, celebrates after defeating Stephan Bonnar, from the United States, during their light heavyweight bout at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Anderson Silva, right, from Brazil, fights Stephan Bonnar,
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Anderson Silva, right, from Brazil, fights Stephan Bonnar, from the United States, during their light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, early Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. Silva defeated Bonnar. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Phil Davis, from the United States, reacts after
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Phil Davis, from the United States, reacts after defeating Wagner Prado, from Brazil, during their light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Anderson Silva, right, throws a punch at Stephan
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Anderson Silva, right, throws a punch at Stephan Bonnar during their light heavyweight bout at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro. (Oct. 14, 2012)

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Anderson Silva, from Brazil, celebrates after defeating Stephan
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Anderson Silva, from Brazil, celebrates after defeating Stephan Bonnar, from the United States, during their light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC153 in Rio de Janeiro, early Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Anderson Silva, from Brazil, back, fights Stephan Bonnar,
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Anderson Silva, from Brazil, back, fights Stephan Bonnar, from the U.S., during their light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, early Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. Silva defeated Bonnar. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Reza Madadi, right, from Sweden, fights Cristiano Marcello,
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Reza Madadi, right, from Sweden, fights Cristiano Marcello, from Brazil, during their lightweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. Marcello defeated Madadi. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Cristiano Marcello, from Brazil, left, fights Reza Madadi,
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Cristiano Marcello, from Brazil, left, fights Reza Madadi, from Sweden, during their lightweight mixed martial arts bout at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. Marcello defeated Madadi. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

The hand of Cristiano Marcello, from Brazil, right,
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

The hand of Cristiano Marcello, from Brazil, right, punches Reza Madadi, from Sweden, during their lightweight mixed martial arts bout at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. Marcello defeated Madadi. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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Chris Camozzi, right, lands an elbow on Luiz
(Credit: AP)

Chris Camozzi, right, lands an elbow on Luiz Cane at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday Oct. 13, 2012.

Reza Madadi, from Sweden, left, reacts to a
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Reza Madadi, from Sweden, left, reacts to a punch from Cristiano Marcello, of Brazil, during their lightweight mixed martial arts bout at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. Marcello defeated Madadi. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Sergio Moraes, from Brazil, top, fights countryman Renee
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Sergio Moraes, from Brazil, top, fights countryman Renee Forte during their welterweight mixed martial arts bout at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday Oct. 13, 2012. Moraes defeated Forte. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Sergio Moraes, from Brazil, celebrates after defeating countryman
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Sergio Moraes, from Brazil, celebrates after defeating countryman Renee Forte after their welterweight mixed martial arts bout at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Glison Tibau, from Brazil, behind, is punched by
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Glison Tibau, from Brazil, behind, is punched by countryman Francisco Trinaldo during their lightweight mixed martial arts bout at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. Tibau defeated Trinaldo. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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Diego Brandao, from Brazil, right, exchange punches with
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Diego Brandao, from Brazil, right, exchange punches with Joey Gambino, from the U.S., during their featherweight mixed martial arts bout at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday Oct. 13, 2012. Brandao defeated Gambino. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Rony Jason, from Brazil, left, fights Sam Sicilia,
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Rony Jason, from Brazil, left, fights Sam Sicilia, from the U.S., during their featherweight mixed martial arts bout at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. Jason defeated Sicilia. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Luiz Cane, from Brazil, left, fights Chris Camozzi,
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Luiz Cane, from Brazil, left, fights Chris Camozzi, from the U.S, during their middleweight mixed martial arts bout at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday Oct. 13, 2012. Camozzi defeated Cane. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Demian Maia, from Brazil, top, chokes Rick Story,
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Demian Maia, from Brazil, top, chokes Rick Story, from the U.S., during their welterweight mixed martial arts bout at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. Maia defeated Story. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Mixed martial arts fighter Wagner Prado, from Brazil,
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Mixed martial arts fighter Wagner Prado, from Brazil, poses during the UFC 153 weigh-in event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday Oct. 12, 2012. The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization is holding fighting events on Saturday. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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Mixed martial arts fighter Phil Davis, from the
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Mixed martial arts fighter Phil Davis, from the U.S., left, and Wagner Prado, from Brazil, right, face off during the UFC 153 weigh-in event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday Oct. 12, 2012. The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization is holding fighting events on Saturday. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Swedish-Iranian mixed martial arts fighter Reza Madadi poses
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Swedish-Iranian mixed martial arts fighter Reza Madadi poses during the UFC 153 weigh-in event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday Oct. 12, 2012. The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization is holding fighting events on Saturday. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Mixed martial arts fighter Erick Silva, from Brazil,
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Mixed martial arts fighter Erick Silva, from Brazil, poses during the UFC 153 weigh-in event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday Oct. 12, 2012. The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization is holding fighting events on Saturday. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Mixed martial arts fighter Stephan Bonnar, from the
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Mixed martial arts fighter Stephan Bonnar, from the U.S., jokes with fans during the UFC 153 weigh-in event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday Oct. 12, 2012. The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization is holding fighting events on Saturday. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Antonio Rodrigo
(Credit: AP)

Antonio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira poses during the UFC 153 weigh-ins in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Oct. 12, 2012)

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Sergio Moraes, from Brazil, points to his tattoo
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Sergio Moraes, from Brazil, points to his tattoo during the UFC 153 weigh-in event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday Oct. 12, 2012.

Mixed martial arts fighter Anderson Silva, from Brazil,
(Credit: AP Photo Felipe Dana)

Mixed martial arts fighter Anderson Silva, from Brazil, poses during the UFC 153 weigh-in event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday Oct. 12, 2012. The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization is holding fighting events on Saturday. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Stephan Bonnar, from the U.S., poses during the
(Credit: AP)

Stephan Bonnar, from the U.S., poses during the UFC 153 weigh-ins in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Oct. 12, 2012)

US MMA-UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar practices in Lapa,
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US MMA-UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar practices in Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, on October 10, 2012. Bonnar will fight against Brazilian Anderson Silva on October 13. AFP PHOTO/Christophe SimonCHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/GettyImages

US MMA-UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar jokes during a
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US MMA-UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar jokes during a practice in Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, on October 10, 2012. Bonnar will fight against Brazilian Anderson Silva on October 13. AFP PHOTO/Christophe SimonCHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/GettyImages

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Stephan Bonnar stretches during a practice in Lapa,
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Stephan Bonnar stretches during a practice in Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, ahead of UFC 153. (Oct. 10, 2012)

US MMA-UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar practices in Lapa,
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US MMA-UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar practices in Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, on October 10, 2012. Bonnar will fight against Brazilian Anderson Silva on October 13. AFP PHOTO/Christophe SimonCHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/GettyImages

US MMA-UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar practices in Lapa,
(Credit: Getty CHRISTOPHE SIMON)

US MMA-UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar practices in Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, on October 10, 2012. Bonnar will fight against Brazilian Anderson Silva on October 13. AFP PHOTO/Christophe SimonCHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/GettyImages

US MMA-UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar talks with journalists
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US MMA-UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar talks with journalists at the end of a training session in Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, on October 10, 2012. Bonnar will fight against Brazilian Anderson Silva on October 13. AFP PHOTO/Christophe SimonCHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/GettyImages

Stephan Bonnar talks with journalists at the end
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Stephan Bonnar talks with journalists at the end of UFC 153 open workouts in Lapa, Rio de Janeiro. (Oct. 10, 2012)

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US MMA-UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar during a training
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US MMA-UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar during a training session in Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, on October 10, 2012. Bonnar will fight against Brazilian Anderson Silva on October 13. AFP PHOTO/Christophe SimonCHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/GettyImages

US MMA-UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar talks with journalists
(Credit: Getty CHRISTOPHE SIMON)

US MMA-UFC fighter Stephan Bonnar talks with journalists at the end of a training session in Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, on October 10, 2012. Bonnar will fight against Brazilian Anderson Silva on October 13. AFP PHOTO/Christophe SimonCHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/GettyImages

Fighter Fabio Maldonado, from Brazil, right, trains during
(Credit: AP Photo Silvia Izquierdo)

Fighter Fabio Maldonado, from Brazil, right, trains during the UFC Rio 3 open workouts in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Maldonado will compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the organization's third event in Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

Fans take pictures of fighter Anderson Silva, from
(Credit: AP Photo Silvia Izquierdo)

Fans take pictures of fighter Anderson Silva, from Brazil, during the UFC Rio 3 open workouts at the aqueduct Arcos da Lapa in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Silva will face Stephan Bonnar, of the U.S., on Oct. 13 at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the organization's third event in Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

Fighter Stephan Bonnar, of the U.S., jokes during
(Credit: AP Photo Silvia Izquierdo)

Fighter Stephan Bonnar, of the U.S., jokes during the UFC Rio 3 open workouts in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Bonnar will face Anderson Silva, from Brazil, on Oct. 13 at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the organization's third event in Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

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Fighter Anderson Silva, from Brazil, second from left,
(Credit: AP Photo Silvia Izquierdo)

Fighter Anderson Silva, from Brazil, second from left, poses for a photo with members of the rock band Linkin Park during the UFC Rio 3 open workouts in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Silva will face Stephan Bonnar, of the U.S., on Oct. 13 at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the organization's third event in Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

Brazil's fighter Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, right, whose nickname
(Credit: AP Photo Silvia Izquierdo)

Brazil's fighter Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, right, whose nickname is "Minotauro," trains during the UFC Rio open workouts in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the organization's third event in Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

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