Prior to Saturday night, Wanderlei Silva was the only man in history to hold the Pride Middleweight Championship. That distinction no longer holds true. Silva suffered one of the most crushing defeats of his entire career at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nev. where Dan Henderson knocked him out with a left hook that left him sprawled on the canvas.
After a morning of reflection, Wanderlei spoke with members of the media to discuss his thoughts on the fight. Obviously he was rather disappointed, and he said through interpreters, “I didn’t expect to lose the belt this way.” And of course, he is hopeful of a rematch.
While he wasn’t making any excuses, Wanderlei also talked about having to make a trip to the hospital the day before the fight.
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