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UFC 153: Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar fight video

Check out the stunning main event of UFC 153 with Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar fight video highlights, brought to you by FOX Sports. Anderson Silva and Stephan Bonnar met on October 13, 2012 at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in Silva's third foray in the 205-pound division.

In a light heavyweight, non-title affair created by injury fallouts, Silva and Bonnar collided in an remarkable display of dominance. Catch the video highlights below.

Check out more on Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar with play-by-play from MMA Fighting, SB Nation's home for mixed martial arts.

Round 1: Bonnar comes out swinging and Silva slips evading giving Bonnar time to attempt a takedown against the fence. Silva stuffs it and now they're clinched. Bonnar's got double underhooks but isn't abe to do much with it. Silva turns Bonnar in the clinch and fires a hard shot, but Bonnar is still pressing him into the fence. Silva, bizarrely, just lays against the fence even when they clinch break, baiting Bonnar is return to that position. Silva's eating Bonnar's punches and returning fire seemingly when he feels like. Bonnar and Silva separate and Silva lands an outside trip. Bonnar evades but eats a right hand and a direct shot right to the body from a knee. Bonnar collapses and Silva swarms with a few more punches before the referee is forced to stop the contest.

UFC 153 results: Anderson Silva def. Stephan Bonnar by TKO at 4:40 of round 1