Anderson Silva:  In the aftermatch of the main event of tonight’s UFC Vegas 12 event, it was clear just how much esteem middleweight contender Uriah Hall has for his counterpart on the night, the most mythical Anderson Silva.

“Uriah Hall 4th round TKO win against Anderson Silva at UFC Vegas 12”

Hall got a 4th round TKO ending against Anderson Silva in what was the last struggle of the latter’s glorious career within the Octagon. Anderson Silva started the fight brightly, using his feints to deceive Hall while stinging him with a few vicious shots.

However, since the battle progressed, Hall started looking like the stronger guy, dominating the former middleweight champion on the feet at the next round. Early in the fourth round, Hall fell Anderson Silva using a punch that captured the Brazilian flush arriving in and followed with a series of punches on the ground to finish the battle.

Right after the fight, Hall broke down into tears, expressing his gratitude towards Anderson Silva to be an inspiration to him. Hall sat down with Silva on the mat as the pair exchanged words.

“Thank you. You’re the reason why I’m doing this,” Hall said to Silva. “You’re still one of the greatest. I love you. I’m so sorry.”

“I don’t know, first I go back home, and I go see with my team [about] everything,” he said. “It’s tough to say it’s my last, because this is my air. Let’s go see.”

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