Anderson Silva, who was stretchered out of the cage after a gruesome leg injury, earned a basic purse of US$600,000 for his painful UFC 168 loss to middleweight champion Chris (The All-American) Weidman.
Chris Weidman accepted his UFC middleweight title belt with a grimace and a furtive look over his shoulder. Anderson Silva writhed and screamed on the canvas behind him, his left leg grotesquely broken by a kick to Weidman's knee.
Although Anderson Silva is serious about getting his UFC middleweight title back in the main event at UFC 168 on Saturday night, the Brazilian won't say whether he'll drop the carefree style that has defined his career.
Mark Hunt and Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva clashed for 25 minutes on Saturday morning before settling for a majority draw in the headliner of this weekend's "UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Bigfoot" event in Australia.