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

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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