Round 1: Bonnar goes right at Silva, swinging. Silva slips, so Bonnar tries to take him down, but settles for pressing him to the fence, kneeing his legs. Silva fires off a knee to the head. Bonnar contines to press Silva on the cage. They start to separate and Bonnar lands an elbow, but Silva gets the Thai clinch. Bonnar drops down for a takedown, but Silva tosses him to the fence. Bonnar reverses, but Silva lands a knee to the midsection. They separate, Silva unleashing a flurry of punches. Silva, unthreatened stands with his back to the cage, daring Bonnar to come in to him. He does and Silva shoulder punches him in th face. , Bonnar drops for a single-leg, but Silva sprawls and drops and elbow. Bonnar up lands an elbow and punch, Silva with his hands at his sides, eats the shots and just stands in front of Bonnar, almost letting him hit him. Silva trips Bonnar to the mat. Bonnar gets up and Silva unleashes a brutal knee to the sternum. Bonnar drops face first to the mat. Silva follows and unleashes a brutal flurry of punches until the referee stops the fight. Vintage Anderson Silva.
Anderson Silva def. Stephan Bonnar by TKO (Strikes) at 4:40, R1