Chris Weidman Knocks Out Anderson Silva

Joe Kowalski, American Renaissance, July 8, 2013

Underdog becomes middleweight champion.

Anderson Silva is considered one of the best fighters in the history of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). The black Brazilian has been middleweight champion since 2006, and had compiled a record of 16-0 in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), which is the major leagues of MMA. The 38-year-old hadn’t lost since 2006, and that was a disqualification for an illegal blow in a match he was winning. Mr. Silva’s last real loss was in 2004.

All this came to an end Saturday night when white American Chris Weidman knocked Mr. Silva out cold in the second round to become the new UFC middleweight champion.

The build-up to the fight was intense, with several experts predicting an upset by Mr. Weidman. The 29-year-old was 9-0 but still a relative novice in MMA. Some were picking Mr. Weidman because he was an all-American wrestler in college. Wrestling is Mr. Silva’s Achilles’ heel, as Chael Sonnen demonstrated in a 2010 fight. Mr. Sonnen dominated the match by simply taking Mr. Silva down and pounding him. Mr. Silva salvaged a win with a triangle-choke submission in the closing minutes. But unlike Mr. Sonnen, Mr. Weidman is adept at avoiding submissions. He also hits very hard and is more well rounded than Mr. Sonnen, who is mostly just a very good wrestler.

Still, Mr. Silva was a 2-to-1 favorite to defend his title in Las Vegas. In addition to having more experience, Mr. Silva was thought to be a much better striker (kicks and punches) than Mr. Weidman. Also, the challenger had been out of action for almost a year and was recovering from shoulder surgery. He had defeated some good fighters, such as Demian Maia and Mark Munoz, but Mr. Silva had faced the better opponents.

I favored Mr. Weidman to win, as I thought he would take Mr. Silva down and pound him as Mr. Sonnen did three years ago. But Mr. Weidman also has a good submission game, meaning he would look for chokes and arm/leg locks to end the fight, as opposed to just smashing his opponent. But I was in the minority. A poll before the fight showed that roughly two-thirds of MMA fans thought Mr. Silva would win.

The pre-fight instructions from the referee were typical, but Silva did something I had never seen him do before. After the instructions, the referee tells the fighters to touch gloves. This is not mandatory and occasionally two fighters who really dislike each other refuse to do so. Silva is usually an affable and friendly sort, but when Mr. Weidman held out his glove Mr. Silva did not reciprocate. Instead he gave a slight bow. Perhaps he knew what was in store for him.

The fight started out as I thought it would, with Mr. Weidman quickly taking Mr. Silva down. He began punching the Brazilian with a force that made Mr.Silva’s head bounce off the canvass. Mr. Weidman did this for a while and then tried for a leg lock submission. The champion defended the move adeptly and this allowed him to pop back onto his feet.

Mr. Silva is a very hard striker, and certainly seemed on paper to have a huge edge when the fighters were standing. He began talking to and taunting Mr.Weidman and putting his hands down, daring Weidman to punch him. The American obliged and drilled him a few times—but also missed a few shots. Far from being hurt, the champion laughed and taunted the challenger all the more. The announcers wondered why Mr. Weidman was not trying to take Mr. Silva back down where he had the clear advantage.

The first round ended, and though Mr. Weidman clearly won, there was a sense that Mr. Silva might have survived Mr. Weidman’s best shot. Before the second round even started Mr. Silva was up from his stool yelling and gesticulating at Mr. Weidman. The American stayed cool and focused.

The second round began with Mr. Silva again taunting his opponent and daring him to throw a punch. Mr. Silva landed a few kicks and punches but with no real effect. Mr. Weidman was punching back and then attempted a takedown. Mr. Silva was able to thwart the takedown, and announcer Joe Rogan declared that this could spell trouble for Mr. Weidman.

Perhaps gaining confidence, Mr. Silva began taunting again. A punch from Mr. Weidman landed clean and the champion started to feign injury. He staggered back and wobbled his legs. But immediately Mr. Weidman landed a vicious follow up that knocked Mr. Silva out before he hit the canvass. A few shots to the unconscious opponent, and the referee stopped the fight. Chris Weidman had not only defeated Anderson Silva, but clearly knocked him out.

The sell-out crowd roared at the knockout and the announcers were amazed. While Mr. Weidman was given a decent chance to win by upset no one thought it would be so easy or that it would come by knockout.

A soft-spoken family man, Mr. Weidman celebrated with his parents, wife, and trainers in the ring and was respectful in victory. He praised Mr. Silva as one of the all-time greats of the sport and said he would gladly give him a rematch. Later at the press conference Mr. Weidman admitted that Mr. Silva’s antics had gotten to him:

“It pisses me off when someone does that to me and I knew sooner or later, I’d get him,” he said.

Mr. Silva was also gracious in defeat and admitted the better man had won. “Chris Weidman has my respect,” Mr. Silva said. “He’s the best. I did my best, but he’s the best.”

The Brazilian said he was not sure about wanting a rematch and who can blame him? Given the potential payday, there probably will be a rematch, but it is hard to see how it will end any differently.

Mr. Weidman’s win was important from a racial perspective. Anyone who follows sports knows how the media fawn over black athletes and exaggerate their accomplishments. Tiger Woods was the most acclaimed player in golf before he even won a major tournament. Websites such as Caste Football document the difficulties white athletes face because of the perception that blacks are better athletes. Convincing victories like Mr. Weidman’s help change that perception.

A victory by Mr. Silva would likely have cemented his place as the greatest MMA fighter of all time. With his decisive loss, many will now point to the retired Fedor Emelianenko or the still active Georges St. Pierre—both white—as the best ever.

Of course, a few more performances like that of Saturday night, and Chris Weidman’s name will start being mentioned along with these men. His impressive victory certainly made many white people proud.

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  • bigone4u

    I have no interest in this sport, but I’ll take my white pride wherever I can get it.

    • MekongDelta69

      That’s exactly what I was going to write, but you beat me to it!

  • Puggg

    Just remember who runs the UFC, that being Dana Anti-White. He might take the belt away from Weidman and give it back to Silva, citing diversity as the reason.

    • BernieGoetzFan

      No, but he will order a rematch. Weidman will win again.

  • The__Bobster

    The second round began with Mr. Silva again taunting his opponent and daring him to throw a punch.
    _______

    Ah, the Cassius Clay school of sportsmanship, common to those of his species.

    • jane johnson

      Rope-a-dope only works on dopes.

      • The__Bobster

        It also worked on the referees, who awarded him rounds even though his nappy head was being used as a punching bag.

        This black invention took its toll on him, as he can now be used as a vibrator for an elephant.

  • libertarian1234

    It isn’t just this excellent fighter in MMA that’s notable.

    With the influx of boxers from Eastern European countries, whites are inundating professional boxing and have been top contenders and champions for several years now.

  • newscomments70

    I remember seeing an advertisement for MMA on liberal media. It was playing on the screens at the gym. The ad showed a black man beating up a white man, and they played the clip over and over again. It was so anti-white and blatantly obvious. I imagine some sissy white liberal in the studio chose the clip….but I wonder of they are re-playing this one in their ads.

  • je suis paganisme

    I was waiting for this guy to get beaten . . . and he got beaten good! C’est très bien!

    I thought Georges St. Pierre was going to have to do it, but Mr. Weidman beat him to it.

    “Before the second round even started Mr. Silva was up from his stool yelling and gesticulating at Mr. Weidman.”

    They don’t differ, from country to country, do they?

    • BernieGoetzFan

      Georges St. Pierre (GSP) would likely defeat Silva but he is a smaller man. They would have to meet at a catch weight and GSP would likely keep taking Silva down and win by a decision. The KO by Weidman is much more satisfying.

  • IstvanIN

    This was a bit of good news.

  • http://twitter.com/AgentAxis D.B. Cooper

    This black coworker of mine was watching this on the computer yesterday morning. A handful of us, all ethnic groups watched over his shoulder.
    Ironically, the brothahs were mainly laughing at Silva, and were saying he deserved to get beaten. I don’t know what Silva did, but his black support in my workplace is only about 50%.

    As for me, I have watched MMA off and on since it made the big time around 1993. I do have a black belt myself. Whites actually do well in this sport. I’m not too keen on putting the fighters in different weight classes.
    I remember back when it all started, a black 600 lb. sumo wrestler went up against some white dude only a third of his size, and once the sumo fell down, it was over for him.

    • BernieGoetzFan

      I recall a dark Samoan fighter who was over 400 pounds get submitted by 175 pound Royce Gracie.

    • Romulus

      My nephew once showed me the video of Bimbo slice get knocked out cold by a 5’6” Italian guy. Great spectacle!

      • Wethepeople

        He got rocked New Year’s Eve two or three years ago too. Heavyweight title fight, can’t remember who he challenged. Out cold 48 seconds in.

        • Romulus

          Excellent!

    • AngloCelt

      Take a look at Bob Sapp’s fine efforts against Mirko Filipovic and Peter Aerts; both are available on YouTube.

      • Sloppo

        Bob is certainly a powerful beast, but he’s slow, gets tired really quick, and seems to have no fighting skills. Nevertheless, I was surprised when Mirko broke that bone in his face with a punch that didn’t look all that powerful. Obviously, the punch was all that powerful, and Mirko is an impressive fighter.

    • Keep Honkin I’m Reloading

      I remember that fight…all it took was a well placed ear hole slap.

    • Sick of it

      It could be because he’s a foreigner…and apparently a jerk.

  • BernieGoetzFan

    Silva is a bit overrated. He came along at a weak point for the middleweight division. He also got lucky a few times – especially in that first Sonnen fight. Dan Henderson was handling him in 2008 as well when he just got caught. A wrestler who can hit hard and avoid submissions will always give Anderson Silva trouble.

    • dmxinc

      Silva beat Franklin and Sonnen twice (once while he was on roids), Henderson, Maia, Okami, Belfort. His weakness has definitely been his wrestling (Lutter even achieved a full mount), but I don’t think he was too much overrated.

  • Romulus

    Thanks for including this story today. I don’t watch the sport, but am aware of the bigger named athletes that compete. Sports are usually off the beaten path here, but to see that smug smile punched off silva’s face was priceless. We could use a couple of sports heroes for the kids to look up to. I also believe it necessary for our boys and girls to learn self defense.

    Andy Murray wins Wimbledon becoming the first Brit in 77 yrs. To do so. Way to go Andy!!

    Singer Lauryn hill to serve jail time for tax evasion!
    Just a few little news tidbit pick me-ups!

  • http://cofcc.org/ Kyle Rogers

    It was a great fight. However, Anderson Silva is 38 now so it was very unsurprising that he lost. Most of the big champions start losing when the hit about 36.

    • http://www.paradisegone.com/ r j p

      He will be broke by the time he is 40.

      • Mike Conrad

        His agent and manager will still be rich though.

    • Brian

      They’re doing well to keep going well that long. Reportedly Fighter Pilots hit their peak around age 27 then its all downhill from there.

  • http://cofcc.org/ Kyle Rogers

    Fedor Emelianenko is the greatest MMA fighter ever. I don’t think anyone would dispute that.

    • dmxinc

      Are you kidding? He got KO’ed by Hendersen who is over 40 and smaller. He blew his opportunity for a big contract by letting his agent be too greedy.

      • BernieGoetzFan

        That version of Fedor was done. The Fedor of 2005-2006 was unbeatable.

      • Yale2001

        Look at his career as a whole, not one fight. I agree with Kyle.

  • alex

    So you can get knocked out with only superficial injuries to the face or even without any visible injuries whatsoever?
    Zimmerman attorneys should’ve made a compilation of MMA fights for jurors to watch.

  • Dave4088

    Kudos to Chris Weidman. I seem to remember that white fighters dominated MMA in the early days, but the godfathers of the sport must have decided they needed more diversity and must have started recruiting non-whites and rigging some fights so whites were less dominant. White Brock Lesner was dominant and for a time, the #1 heavyweight until severe abdominal cramping caused him to lose two fights and force him into early retirement.

    • AutomaticSlim

      Brock Lesner was unbeatable until he contracted diverticulitis.
      He had the necessary surgery and was never able to compete well again.
      But, I believe Lesnar had issues with steroids as well, so I am not sure all his

      strength was “natural”. As you probably know, loads of pro wrestlers like Lesnar
      have a long histories with steroids.

      • Sick of it

        You can do anything anyone else can with diverticulitis, assuming you don’t eat things like tomatoes. Steroids probably caused him more trouble.

    • dmxinc

      It’s going to be a tough order to stop Jon Jones. He’s not 38. He’s 24.

      • BernieGoetzFan

        Vitor Belfort almost took his arm home with him last year though. Opponents are starting to figure Jones out and he has been fighting smaller guys who maybe belong at 185. Not sure Gustaffson is the one to do it with his lack of wrestling. But he is the same size as Jones and very athletic so you never know.

      • Nick Gherz

        Jones will be tested as a heavyweight.
        At 205, he is a beast.
        Most of his victories look like hate-crimes!

    • BernieGoetzFan

      They still do outside of a few notables like Silva, Jones and Aldo. For example, all the current champions in Bellator are white. Whites likes Gustaffson, Grant, Edgar and Wineland have title shots coming up as well.

    • http://www.paradisegone.com/ r j p

      I used to watch it a lot. But as it blackened I gave it up.
      UFC will ultimately go the way of boxing.

      • Anonymous White

        Boxing has Whitened again.

        • HJ11

          Yup, some of the best boxers in the world right now are White. They’ve started to learn that you can’t fight most Black boxers the way you’d fight White boxers.

          The message for White boxers: Box against the genes.

          • Anonymous White

            How do you fight them differently?

          • HJ11

            The first thing you do is forget the traditional boxing instruction that a right cross to the jaw is THE knockout punch, and you focus on left and right hooks to the side of the neck below the ear.

            And, to overcome his hand speed, you have to gauge his punching pattern. If he consistently throws left jabs, for example, you should time it so when he begins to throw that jab you immediately, without thinking, throw a right hook over the top of his jab to the side of his neck.

            The second thing you do is not try to outdance or out juke them in the ring. They have rhythm.

          • Anonymous White

            LOL at the last paragraph. You can’t be serious.

          • HJ11

            Very serious. To see a clearer example of racial differences in this regard,watch some Korean boxers. They usually have fast, jerky motions and short pumping or piston like movements with their arms as though they’re going to throw a punch or are having some sort of nervous spasm.

  • Spartacus

    “Before the second round even started Mr. Silva was up from his stool
    yelling and gesticulating at Mr. Weidman. The American stayed cool and
    focused.”

    ———————————————————————————————————————

    One of them was acting like a chimp, the other was acting like a man…

    • dmxinc

      I’m a big MMA fan. I’ve been watching the UFC from the beginning. Silva is not a bad guy. He was getting hurt in the first round. He was trying whatever he thought might throw Weidman off of his game.

      It didn’t work.

      At 38, a family man and three kids, I’m not certain how much his heart is into it now. I would have liked to see the big match ups with him before he hit 35.

      • Johnny99

        I watched the show, and from his comments afterward, it seemed to me that he was just tired of being the champion, and in retrospect, it seemed as if he might have tanked, or at the very least, not put forth his best effort. Either way, disrespectful to the victor and to the fans.

      • Spartacus

        Nice way of being remembered, being beaten and acting like a clown on top of it…

      • HJ11

        Who cares if he’s not a bad guy? He’s not one of us.

      • Wethepeople

        A soft-spoken family man, Mr. Weidman celebrated with his parents, wife, and trainers in the ring and was respectful in victory. He praised Mr. Silva as one of the all-time greats of the sport and said he would gladly give him a rematch. Later at the press conference Mr. Weidman admitted that Mr. Silva’s antics had gotten to him:

        Quid pro quo

    • dave

      just like in everyday life.

  • HJ11

    It’s a good sport for Whites because we can fight from our strengths–which generally has us do less dancing and more grappling. A punch to the chin is not usually the best knockout punch against a Black, but it worked in this case. The best knockout punch (generally) against a Black is to hit him on the side of the neck below the ear. Hit the nerver right, and he’ll crumple like a rag doll.

    • BernieGoetzFan

      I spar and find that blacks hate it to the body.

    • HJ11

      Correction: It’s actually the carotid arteries that you aim for below the ears.

      The two carotid arteries–left and right–split into left inner and outer cartotid arteries and right inner and outer carotid arteries below the ears on the neck. Apply pressure to them and a person will pass out very quickly. The pressure can be with a punch or a proper hold.

  • MerlinV

    So many times I have seen Silva just psyche out his opponent before the match even started. When it did start, they would pull their punches or not throw them at all, supposing him to be the big bad black man.

    Look at Silva’s physique. I’ve seen many of his white challengers that were in MUCH better condition and physically stronger and more powerfull than him. Yet, the old psyche-out seemed to work as it often does for blacks.

    We had the same thing for this match, only this time it didn’t work and Silva took a long overdue beating. I wish the ref would have let the match continue on for another 45 seconds or so just to emphasize the point.

    • alex

      Impressive physique doesn’t make you a good fighter.
      How do you explain Fedor’s victories against bigger, stronger and more powerful opponents?

      • tickyul

        Fedor would have been a better fighter if he would have trimmed up.

        • Nick Gherz

          Fedor was really a cruiserweight that fought bigger men.

          • tickyul

            The best fighters IMHO are the long and lean athletes who are also
            very strong. The best world class athletes, for the most part…..are usually under 10% bodyfat.

        • HJ11

          Fedor has one of the typical body styles of Russians–rounded and compact. This is one type of adaptation for cold weather.

          • tickyul

            PLEASE, I have seen a lot of Russian fighters that are ripped to shreds. He was probably just like many heavyweights…….not knowledgeable and/or disciplined in his diet.

          • HJ11

            Read what I wrote. I didn’t say all Russians have that body build, but the bear build is ONE of the types often found in Russia.

          • tickyul

            If done PROPERLY…..MOST athletes have improved sports performance with a lowered bodyfat percentage.

    • Jefferson

      The reason Anderson Silva is regarded by many as the greatest MMA fighter of all time is not because he is Black, it is because he only lost 2 fights in 9 years.

      Before losing to Weidman, Anderson had not lost a fight since 2004. Which was when he was still in the small leagues.

      There are plenty of other Black MMA fighters besides Silva, yet none of them are regarded as the greatest MMA fighter of all time. Only Anderson Silva is.

      • BernieGoetzFan

        Fedor was unbeaten for a decade.

      • Vonhauer

        Silva was a trumped up fluke. He didn’t fight anyone of note. The rediculous media hype played right into the psyches of the beer-swilling whites who idolize the African as hero in other sports as well.

        Ever got into a knock down, knuckle tearing, fight with a big mouthed black? I have. More than once. Bluff is the biggest part of their game.

        Check out some Jay Cutler videos at youtube for some inspiration. Not all white men are punks. Just too lazy to hit the gym and develop to their full potential.

        • Sqeptique

          Exactly why it took Eastern European boxers to gain various boxing titles. They were not bombarded day after day by their media with the “black as superior” glorification images and messages that Western whites are. This has had a bad effect on our kids in my view.

        • Eddie Lutz

          Ironic that he was beat on his feet. I fought a couple black guys before and both times I got the upper hand when I got them on the ground. In general they’re quick, but they’re not that strong. I say in general, because most Americans blacks are at least half white anyway, so there is quite a bit of variation.

        • dave

          i have and willed myself to win. it gave me more of an edge to beat these jerkoffs. they are all show no brains. weak minded and no heart at all.

      • Sqeptique

        Rocky Marciano. Zero losses. Just sayin’. I gotta go with the white man.

        I get your point. My team is the white one though.

        • jane johnson

          My dad and uncles loved those Italian fighters…Graziano and Lamotta were good, too. Primo Carnera was a freak of nature (for an Italian) at 6’9′ and 265 lbs, but was the champ for awhile.

        • Jefferson

          Rocky Marciano was an MMA fighter ?

      • HJ11

        Yes, but he’s not White. I’m never impressed by non-Whites. They are not my kind. I believe in non-interference, of involvement, with primitive peoples on this dark planet. They should be left up to their own devices and we should let nature run its course.

    • Vonhauer

      I agree. Silva is actually built more like a swimmer than a fighter. I think many of his wins were due to psyche out.

    • AutomaticSlim

      I am not an expert, just a casual observer.
      But I believe I have heard most of the “expert” commentators say that those built like Silva are by far the best fighters. Long, lean muscles with a long reach. They seem to hit the hardest. Rogan routinely says that the big, heavy muscled guys will tire much sooner.

      Did you see the Gennady Golovkin fight a couple of weeks ago? The commentators went out of their way to say that he has the perfect build for fighting. Long lean muscles, like a swimmer.

      • Sqeptique

        Yes, I saw that. Still, a highly skilled and powerfully built fighter will beat a highly skilled but weaker opponent.

        Look at Urijah Faber for example. He has an awesome fighting physique and knows how to use it.

        • AutomaticSlim

          Remember how Joe Calzaghe (lanky) destroyed the very muscular Jeff Lacy and Roy Jones?

          Or skinny Manny Pacquiao vs the roided up Shane Mosely? Or Manny vs. the heavily muscled Miguel Cotto? Destroyed them both. But, in Cotto’s defense, I will say that he was never the same after being “plaster blasted” by Margarito.

  • MawellAxel

    The lesson here is don’t bring negro babble to an MMA fight.

  • IKantunderstand

    Who invented professional fighting? Wrestling? Boxing? I’m aware that the Asian culture has contributed to martial arts. Somehow, I’m in the dark about all the martial art contests that have been held in Asian countries since the end of the nineteenth century. Since the Asians are so much smarter than we are, I know there must have been international matches hosted by the oh so smart Asian countries. Gosh, what happened to them? Oh, did those “smart” Asians forget to organize a professional sport? Seriously? The inventors of the abacus? The penultimate smartest people in the world? Anyone who is offended by my rants, stop reading now. I was viscerally offended by Blacks and Asians wearing the quintessential English cap on the courts of Wimbledon. I was offended that they were even there. Can we Whites not have anything that belongs to us anymore? We are under attack for our culture. We are under attack because we didn’t include other races in our culture. Why do we feel compelled to figure out ways non- Whites contributed to Western Civilization? Because that is the BS that WHITE historians are trying to do. Meanwhile. we instruct our White children in the public schools, how Whites HAVE NO CULTURE. Our poor innocent, and impressionable children are literally taught to HATE White people, they are taught they have NO culture, they are subjected to a barrage of miscegenation and homosexuality. And yet, right up there with “race is a social construct”, apparently, Western Civilization has also become a “social construct”. That is correct, I firmly believe that “Western Civilization” is on its way to becoming a “social construct”. You doubt me? Just you watch. If nothing else, please write “White Power”, somewhere. The revolution has to start, now.

    • Sqeptique

      Please acquaint yourself with the paragraph. Makes your excellent points more readable.

      All I am saying on this topic is that white men need to build their self confidence and stop this hero-worship of blacks. No wonder someone as ugly as Silva had white women flocking all over him.

      • IKantunderstand

        I am well acquainted with the “paragraph”. I choose not to do so, because I believe, a person on a rant, does NOT pause for paragraphs.

    • Sick of it

      White historians? The biggest pushers of nonsense history belong to a certain group who must not be named.

      • IKantunderstand

        I agree, the Red Sea Pedestrians must never be named. It is amazing to me, that so much power exists over the words “niqqer and Jew, that no one is allowed to say these words. Why is the first amendment being ignored? If race is a social construct, so is religion. Actually, so is everything. The world has now been reduced to nothing. The logic that follows says that the Earth is nothing but a social construct. Indeed, everything is a social construct. BS. This is all false. Every bit of it. Race is not a social construct. Blacks have been part of America from close to the beginning. They are not, nor ever have been, part of us. Nor will they ever be

        • Sick of it

          The only way race is a social construct is as a matter of perception. When you apply scientific means to the study of racial differences, they are ridiculously obvious. Basically, if someone wants to be this or that, they think of themselves as this or that but they may not truly be this or that.

    • WR_the_realist

      We can always debate who are the smartest people in the world but whoever they are I’d bet they’d know how to properly use the word “penultimate”. And yes, that’s a bit of an incoherent rant in a thread about a UFC fight.

      • IKantunderstand

        Thanks for noticing my incorrect usage of “penultimate”. Frankly, I didn’t think anybody on this website would notice or care. And, you were warned; obviously, you kept reading. By the way, my rant was not incoherent.

  • Keep Honkin I’m Reloading

    damn you John McCarty… you interrupted a spectacular, well deserved beating

  • Nick Gherz

    I am a big (spectator) fan of MMA.

    Silva is a very talented fighter who often toys with his “victims” before unleashing destruction.
    However, Weidman was not afraid to engage, and Silva’s antics backfired.

    In a rematch, I like Weidman in a ground-fight.
    If the fight remains standing, Silva will likely destroy Weidman, because he will be deadly serious.

    Props to Weidman; he’s a humble champion.

  • dave

    good, one for the white man . i used to get amped up when i fought these people. i willed myself not to lose and never did. its more heart then anything. moves work but your heart keeps you going.

  • ed

    I feel the same enjoyment as many posters here, watching a white athlete win against an outsider, but I wonder if this sort of gloating belongs on a site like Amren, given the noble cause to which it is devoted.

  • The Final Solution

    Almost as good as when Max Schmelling beat Joe Luis.

  • John Smith

    As one of the many who trained Karate and Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, my opinion is that Silva is an amazing fighter and deserves the recognition that he’s earned.

    Sonnen is a very good wrestler but he’s not well rounded for that level of competition and he’s a dirt bag with a big mouth that was on suspension for performance-enhancing drugs and plead guilty in a Portland court room to federal money laundering charges in connection with mortgage fraud after cooperating against his “friends” to receive a lighter sentence.

    Weidman is an awesome MMA fighter without the dirt. Looking forward to seeing how far he can go in the sport. Aim high and the sky’s the limit. Wishing him the best.

  • http://www.amren.com/ Michael Christopher Scott

    My ex-father’s father was William Scott (1910-1966) and fought heavyweight after his army service. He had 14 professional heavyweight fights, won eight and lost six. He eventually got a job at a steel mill in Philedelphia and married his foreman’s sister. He must have been an exceptional worker.

  • knuckledragger

    The most world-class thing about Silva is how much the announcers are on his jock. Weidman worked him like a field hand from the opening bell and knocked his clowning ass out.
    I’m not Mr Sports Guy, but this was just another example of trying to push this diversity agenda thru any Black that can maintain a pulse.

  • Jackryanvb

    Silva is the best UFC fighter of all time. Modest, but in a Mohammed Ali taunting way. Good to seed hard working White boys staying in the game, one came out the victor this time. Well done. We shouldn’t hate Anderson Silver or Mohammed Ali…

    We hate Harry Reid
    Charles Schumer
    SPLC
    Tim Wise
    Washington Post
    Sheldon Adelson
    Communism
    Fake Rev like Al Sharpton and Jessie Jack a&& Jackson
    The Bush family and the kennedy family
    Norman Lear
    RINOs like Lindsey Graham
    Indoor Libertarians like Aron Paul and Rand Paul.

    So no, we don’t hate Anderson Silva – best UFC fighter ever.

    But, yes, tonight we celebrate the victory of a hard working White boy. Well done.

    • Kblankenship7

      Why do you wtite white “boy”?

    • BernieGoetzFan

      Georges St. Pierre is the best UFC fighter ever IMO. And he is still at the top of his game.

    • HJ11

      Good grief! The PR types start a whisper campaign that Silva was the best, blah, blah, blah and everyone repeats it. So, it must be true, right? Wrong. The very premise that someone is the best “of all time,” is flawed.

      It’s just like very blind Black singer is called a “genius.”

    • HJ11

      “White boy”? And “hate”? Who said anything about hate?

  • Yale2001

    Not sure why this is on AMREN. White MMA fighters win as often as blacks. This is not really a “shocker”, except for the fact that this particular fighter, Sliva, has had a particularly long winning streak.

    • Brutus

      It’s here because a White man won a big fight! We already knew that White athletes can win, but why not celebrate a bit when it happens?

  • BernieGoetzFan

    Someone forgot to tell Ken Norton when Cooney knocked him out in 30 seconds.

  • Yale2001

    Fedor was simply a brutal knockout guy with great submissions. He is too big and heavy to be “magical” on his feet, but he did not have to. He will remain the greatest in my eyes.

  • BernieGoetzFan

    Nonsense. Weidman was 9-0 and knocked out Munoz in a fight for the #1 contender. As noted in the article, Silva is up there with Fedor and GSP but it is by no means a consensus that he is the “most dominant mixed martial artist on the planet.” Certainly not after Saturday night’s beatdown.

    Weidman is a better fighter than Silva as he knocked him out cold and took him down easily in the first round. Silva does that act to most of his opponents and it caught up with him. Silva didn’t want a rematch as he got beat at his own game and would lose to Weidman 10 out of 10 times. Silva just cannot stop the takedowns from a superior wrestler.

    The good thing is, Dana White will force a rematch and Silva will get tooled again.

    There are many white superstar athletes and they certainly outnumber blacks in MMA: GSP, Weidman, Frankie Edgar, Rory McDonald, Urijah Faber, Alexander Gustaffson, Dan Henderson, Shogun Rua, T.J. Grant …etc. That is not even counting the retired stars like Randy Couture, Fedor Emelianenko, Chuck Liddell, Matt Hughes, Mark Coleman …etc.

    The only black superstar in MMA now is Jon Jones. And he may well lose to Gustaffson. Sounds like you are a bit desperate for a black superstar athlete.

  • BernieGoetzFan

    These are not apes blindly flailing each other. They are trained martial artists. When you see Weidman land a takedown or deftly counter a Silva kick that is a work of art.

  • Sloppo

    I’m not ready to say about anyone that they’re the “best ever” because there have been so many really good fighters, but Fedor’s ability to come out on top so often against much bigger and stronger guys was very impressive to me. I also don’t recall him behaving badly outside the ring.

  • blight14

    May she rot in proverbial Hades for her unforgiveable sin………..and that goes for all m’sharks, it is surely the most disgusting thing a white woman can do……..

  • HJ11

    You put the artificial concept of “character” above genes. Big mistake in thinking, but too common among Whites.

    And, using Manson as your example is an example of argumentum ad absurdum.

    But, since you put character above genes, and following your logical lapse, will you marry a Black woman with what you consider to be a good character over a White woman who you consider to have a bad character? And, will you then produce Black children with your high character Black woman mate?

  • Creepy as a cracker!

    You are exactly right! If brothers Leroy Johnson and Tyrone Smith had the same accomplishments as the Klitschkos, they would be adorned with the stereotypical black worship that we so often see in this country.

  • LIBERTYSINCURSION

    Knocked Out while trying to be a arrogant show off,,,,,, as far as I’m concerned,,, it couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy! :) Ha!

  • jane johnson

    I stand corrected. Dang that WIKI!

  • HJ11

    Your comments show that you are already on your way back to Africa in a metaphorical sense.

    This isn’t difficult if you understand that what is important in each of us is that something that makes us, us.

    And, that something is the DNA code that we carry. It is that DNA code–that White DNA code–that internal recipe–that must be preserved.

    You want to mate with an Asian? Okay, your children will not then carry the full 46 chromosomes that make a White person a White person. You will have changed the recipe, in your children, that makes you a White person, and your children will no longer be truly White. In other words, you will have helped your family line be absorbed and go extinct.

    And, as far as praising non-Whites, which you think is just fine–and, of course this is very noble and White of you and shows that you have wonderful character and that race doesn’t matter to you, and by golly, you judge a man not by the color of his skin, but the content of his character. Yawn. A lesson should be learned from Jews who immediately try to demonize anyone who praises any Nazis for anything.

    And, speaking of this, you probably read about the outrage over a guy having a sign on his wagon in a parade that simply said “Hug White People.” It’s the new version of demonizing Nazis but now it’s the demonization of anything that speaks to Whiteness.

  • HJ11

    Then, you don’t understand what is truly essential in our beings as White people. We are who we are because of our genes. Lose them and we are no longer us. You are simply looking at superficial things and not what is important in the long view of history.

  • MBlanc46

    This certainly isn’t area of expertise, but I believe it’s the case that blacks excel and running and jumping (hence, basketball, track, and certain positions in football), but whites have generally greater upper body strength.

  • HJ11

    So, you admit that you approve of White miscegenation and that you put artificial man made concepts above the reality of genes.

    You clearly don’t understand that we Whites face our genocide–our extinction–and that it is partly because of squishy attitudes such as yours, and an inability in some of our people to be able to discern what is truly essential in us and what is not.

    You are not one of my kind. You are a White miscegenationist and your words prove that.

  • HJ11

    Which fighters from 100 years ago understood that? And, give us some examples of how White fighters beat Black fighters 100 years ago by hitting them in the body.

    And, what part of the body did they hit them in?

    Let me save you some time. You have no such examples.

  • MawellAxel

    yeah, but she has to leave it outside the restaurant when she eats

  • HJ11

    Speak for yourself. For me race is always first.

  • LACounty

    Again.

  • antiquesunlight

    Heavyweight boxing really has been crap pretty much since the 90s. The 90s heavyweight division was a shark tank. You had Holyfield, Tyson, Lewis, Foreman, Moorer, Bowe, Morrison, and others. The last decade of heavyweight boxing has not been nearly as competitive. Klitschkos are great, though. It’s not their fault they have no good competition. Although there are some interesting up-and-comers like Tyson Fury.
    All that being said, you do have a point. Interestingly, Anderson Silva is a good example of it. He has always had a glaring weakness for wrestling and has had plenty of tailor made opponents. Furthermore, the UFC middleweight division was (until very recently) quite thin on talent anyway. Silva was good, but people who say he’s better than GSP and others are like people who think the Klitschkos are better than Pacquiao or Mayweather.

  • antiquesunlight

    I don’t know if any of y’all are likely to see this post on an old thread like this, but if you doubt how good Fedor was in his prime, watch his third fight against Nogueira. It is a martial arts masterpiece. I have never, ever seen anybody transition from powerful punching combinations to takedowns so smoothly. He was a 230 pound lightweight, the way he fought. Contrary to what y’all are saying, Fedor was very quick and agile for a heavyweight.