Antonio “Samurai” Mendes steps into the Octagon as his UFC debut. Thiago Silva has an undefeated record (12-0) in the Octagon and steps in to meet Antonio in this Light Heavyweight bout.
Mendes immediately drops Silva with a kick to the head and quickly thereafter again both within the first minute of the round. However, once on the ground Silva gains full mount and lands a couple of strong blows to the head. In and out of full mount, Silva continues to land blows to the head of Mendes and the fight soon comes to an end.
A very exciting fight – winner Thiago Silva!