UFC 168: Silva breaks leg, Weidman retains title; Ronda catches Miesha with armbar; other results

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The rematch between Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva ended early in the second round when the Brazilian suffered a serious injury to his left shin.

0_KoralGi_StampSiteSilva attempted a low kick and Weidman checked it with his left knee, what caused Anderson’s leg to break at the shin.

Before the accident, Weidman had dominated the first round with good punches that took Silva to the ground and a powerful ground-and-pound game.

With the result, Weidman is still the UFC middleweight champion.

In the co-main event of the evening, Ronda Rousey needed three rounds to catch Miesha Tate in her trademark armbar and also retain her belt.

Se the full results below.

Main Card

-Chris Weidman  def. Anderson Silva by injury (broken leg) at 1:16 of R2

-Ronda Rousey def. Miesha Tate by submission (armbar) at 0:58 of R3

-Travis Browne  def. Josh Barnett by TKO at 1:00 of R1

-Jim Miller def. Fabricio Camoes by submission (armbar) at 3:42 of  R1

-Dustin Poirier def. Diego Brandao by TKO at 4:54 of R1

Preliminary Card 

-Uriah Hall def. Chris Leben by TKO at 5:00 of R1

-Michael Johnson def. Gleison Tibau by KO at 1:32 of R2

-Dennis Siver def. Manny Gamburyan by unanimous decision

-John Howard def. Siyar Bahadurzada by unanimous decision

-William “Patolino” Macario def. Bobby Voelker by unanimous decision

– Robbie Peralta def. Estevan Payan by TKO at 0:12 of R3

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