By the second round, Silva turned the fight around and came back strong. He made Sonnen miss badly causing him to slip and he hit him with a knee to the body. Sonnen was hurt by the knee and tried hanging on, but Silva kept the barrage going with a mixture of shots eventually leading to the technical knockout with Sonnen left beat up on the mat.
In the co-feature, Forrest Griffin defeated Tito Ortiz by decision. It was a close fight with some good action. Fans in attendance seemed to favor Ortiz as the winner, but there was a lot of back and forth making it difficult to score. Both fighters showed heart in the match up and it was supposed to be the final fight for Ortiz.
Here are results of the opening bouts of the pay per view:
Cung Le defeated Patrick Cote by decsion.
Demian Maia beat Dong Hyun Kim by TKO in round one.
Chad Mendes defeated Cody McKenzie by TKO in round one.
Mike Eaton defeated Ivan Menjivar by decision.