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Battered, bruised, bloodied and broken in the octagon

In the main event Chris Weidman defended his UFC middleweight title when Anderson Silva apparently broke his left leg on a kick in the second round, ending UFC 168 with a horrific injury

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Anderson Silva, right, of Brazil, prepares to kick Chris Weidman of Baldwin, N.Y., during the UFC 168 mixed martial arts middleweight championship bout on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in Las Vegas. Weidman won during the second round by a technical knock out after Silva was injured.

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Anderson Silva (blue gloves) breaks his leg on a kick to Chris Weidman (red gloves) during their UFC middleweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Chris Weidman (red gloves) and Anderson Silva (blue gloves) fight during their UFC middleweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Anderson Silva, right, of Brazil, screams after kicking Chris Weidman of Baldwin, N.Y., and injuring his foot during the UFC 168 mixed martial arts middleweight championship bout on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in Las Vegas. Weidman won during the second round by a technical knock out after the kick by Silva.

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Anderson Silva reacts after breaking his leg on a kick to Chris Weidman (not pictured) during their UFC middleweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Chris Weidman reacts in the cage after defeating Anderson Silva (not pictured) in their UFC middleweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Ronda Rousey (red gloves) and Miesha Tate (blue gloves) fight during their UFC women's bantamweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Ronda Rousey (red gloves) and Miesha Tate (blue gloves) fight during their UFC women's bantamweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Ronda Rousey, top, of Venice, Calif., punches Miesha Tate of Yakima, Wash., during the UFC 168 mixed martial arts women's bantamweight title fight on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in Las Vegas.

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Ronda Rousey of Venice, Calif., punches Miesha Tate of Yakima, Wash., during the UFC 168 mixed martial arts women's bantamweight title fight on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in Las Vegas.

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Miesha Tate, top, of Yakima, Wash., punches to Ronda Rousey of Venice, Calif., during the UFC 168 mixed martial arts middleweight championship bout during the UFC 168 mixed martial arts women's bantamweight title fight on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in Las Vegas.

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Miesha Tate of Yakima, Wash., gestures to Ronda Rousey of Venice, Calif., during the UFC 168 mixed martial arts middleweight championship bout during the UFC 168 mixed martial arts women's bantamweight title fight on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in Las Vegas. Rousey won by a third round tap out.

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Robbie Peralta (red gloves) and Estevan Payan (blue gloves) during their UFC featherweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Robbie Peralta (red gloves) and Estevan Payan (blue gloves) during their UFC featherweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Peralta won the bout.

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William Macario (red gloves) and Bobby Voelker (blue gloves) during their UFC welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Bobby Voelker, left, is punched by William Macario during a UFC 168 mixed martial arts welterweight bout on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in Las Vegas.

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Bobby Voelker, left, wipes his face during his UFC 168 mixed martial arts welterweight bout against William Macario on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in Las Vegas. Macario won by unanimous decision.

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John Howard (red gloves) and Siyar Bahadurzada (blue gloves) fight during their UFC welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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John Howard, left, takes down Slyar Bahadurzada during their UFC 168 mixed martial arts welterweight fight on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in Las Vegas. Howard won by unanimous decision.

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Dennis Siver (red gloves) and Manvel Gamburyan (blue gloves) fight during their UFC featherweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Dennis Siver (red gloves) and Manvel Gamburyan (blue gloves) fight during their UFC featherweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Gleison Tibau (red gloves) and Michael Johnson (blue gloves) fight during their UFC featherweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Gleison Tibau (red gloves) and Michael Johnson (blue gloves) and are separated by UFC official Yves Levine during their UFC featherweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Johnson won the bout.

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Chris Leben (red gloves) and Uriah Hall (blue gloves) fight during their UFC middleweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Hall won the bout.

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Dustin Poirier (red gloves) and Diego Brandao (blue gloves) fight during their UFC middleweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Dustin Poirier (red gloves) and Diego Brandao (blue gloves) fight during their UFC middleweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Dustin Poirier, right, of Coconut Creek, Fla., and Diego Brandao, of Brazil, grapple during a UFC 168 mixed martial arts featherweight bout on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in Las Vegas.

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Diego Brandao, right, of Brazil, lunges at Dustin Poirier of Coconut Creek, Fla., during a UFC 168 mixed martial arts featherweight bout on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in Las Vegas. Poirier won by a technical knockout in the first round.

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Travis Browne, top, of Albuquerque, N.M., elbows Josh Barnett, of Fullerton, Calif., in the head during a UFC 168 mixed martial arts heavyweight bout on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in Las Vegas.

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Josh Barnett (red gloves) and Travis Browne (blue gloves) fight during their UFC heavyweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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Travis Browne reacts his UFC heavyweight bout against Josh Barnett at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Browne won by a knockout in the first round.

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