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Former UFC heavyweights Gabriel Gonzaga and Antonio Silvaprobably had no business fighting – let alone fighting each other – in a bare-knuckle boxing match, but they did anyway on Saturday night at Bare Knuckle FC 8 in Tampa, Fla. And let’s just say it ended how you probably expected, with one of them getting beat down in brutal fashion.
As it turned out, the victim was “Bigfoot” Silva, who absorbed an onslaught of punches from Gonzaga in the second round, including a big uppercut and crushing left hand, before crashing hard onto the canvas.
You can check out the finishing sequence right here (via Twitter):
From another angle on replay, you can see the uppercut caused Silva’s left leg to give out, and he appeared to roll his ankle pretty badly. Here it is (via Twitter):
Anyway, yeah. That’s what happened between these two 40-year-old fighters who hadn’t won an MMA fight since 2015.
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