UFC 82 Results:
Silva beats Henderson and more
MMA fighter Anderson Silva won the UFC 82 fight against
Dan Henderson with a rear-naked choke last night in Ohio to
claim middleweight mixed martial arts supremacy. The match
started good for the former Pride title-holder with all three
judges giving the first round to Henderson. But in the second
round Silva came out much more aggressive, both fighters
exchanging a barrage of punches, but in the final seconds of the
Round 2, Anderson Silva sank in a rear-naked choke and Dan
Henderson tap at 4:52 into the round. The victory of Anderson
Silva was no surprise, at least for the bookmakers. The UFC 82
odds at the online sportsbook
BodogLife had Silva -160 favorite
to win the fight and Henderson was +130 underdog. "Anderson
Silva is pound-for-pound the best fighter in the world. Anybody
who tries to debate that is out of their mind," UFC president
Dana White said after the fight results. Silva is now 6-0 in the
The surprise of the last night UFC 82
results came in the other main event, where underdog Heath "The
Texas Crazy Horse" Herring won a split decision (29-28, 29-28,
28-29) against Cheick Kongo in a rather boring heavyweight bout.
Heath Herring was +160 underdog at BodogLife, where Kongo was
-200 favorite to win the UFC 82 fight.
Here are the rest of the UFC 82 results:
Jon Fitch vs. Chris Wilson - winner is Jon Fitch by unanimous
Evan Tanner vs. Yushin Okami - Okami by KO at 3:00 of round 2.
Alessio Sakara vs. Chris Leben - winner is Leben at 3:16
of round one.
Josh Koscheck vs. Dustin Hazelett - Koscheck by TKO at 1:24 of