UFC 126 Results: Anderson Silva Knocks Out Vitor Belfort in Middleweight Championship Bout

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It was almost quite literally over before it began. Anderson Silva did have to do some fighting on Saturday night, but it sure wasn’t a taxing night as the middleweight champion retained his title with a first-round knockout of Vitor Belfort at UFC 126 in Las Vegas.

The Spider delivered a viscious kick to Belfort to pick up the knockout 3:25 into the match.

Below are the complete results.

Mike Pierce defeated Kenny Robertson via TKO (Round 2, 0:29)

Kyle Singsbury defeated Ricardo Romero via TKO (Round 1, 0:21)

Paul Taylor defeated Gabe Ruediger via KO (strikes) (Round 2, 1:42)

Demetrius Johnson defeated Norifumi Yamamoto via decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Chad Mendes defeated Michihiro Omigawa via decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Donald Cerrone defeated Paul Kelly via submission (rear naked choke) (Round 2, 3:48)

Miguel Torres defeated Antonio Banuelos via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Jake Ellenberger defeated Carlos Eduardo Rocha via split decision (27-30, 29-28, 29-28)

Jon Jones defeated Ryan Bader via submission (guillotine choke) (Round 2, 4:20)

Forrest Griffin defeated Rich Franklin via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Anderson Silva defeated Vitor Belfort via KO (strikes) (Round 1, 3:25)

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