As indicated by the result, the only winner in Silva-Hunt involved individual fans turning in to watch the two heavyweights deliver a duel of epic proportions. Neither man escaped the five-round rumble unscathed and both appeared to be on the brink of being finished at certain points in the tilt. Still, never was willing to give up unless forced to physically. Without an iota of doubt, the next fight for each should involve a rematch. Making things even more exciting, a Brazilian backdrop would be ideal since Hunt had his shot at home. (PHOTO CREDIT: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)
Every win in the Octagon is important. Of course, some are more notable than others. In the case of UFC Fight Night 33, a few up-and-coming youngsters exited the event with impressive debuts in tow, while seasoned veterans like Mauricio Rua and Ryan Bader dominated their respective rumbles. Here’s a look at what might be next for the evening’s biggest victors, as well as thoughts on what’s down the road for Antonio Silva-Mark Hunt after their jaw-dropping, edge-of-your-couch clash in the main event.
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