Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veteran Assuerio Silva was hospitalized earlier this week after getting gunned down outside his gym in Curitiba, Brazil. The alleged shooter, identified as Robson Freitas, is reportedly a former associate.
Bloody Elbow takes a look at the status of next week's UFC 153 fight card in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is headlined by a three-round fight between Anderson Silva and Stephan Bonnar and it will be contested at 205 lbs.
Geronimo Dos Santos, who was set to make his Octagon debut next week at UFC 153, has reportedly withdrawn from his bout, leaving Gabriel Gonzaga without an opponent just one week from the event at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Complete results and live blow-by-blow, round-by-round coverage of all the UFC 153 action, from the first fight of the evening on Oct. 13, 2012, all the way to the Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar featherweight title bout main event.