Ten things learned from UFC 126

Spencer Kyte of HeavyMMA.com takes a look at the 10 things we learned from Saturday’s UFC 126.

Are You Not Entertained?

When the critics come for Anderson Silva next, and they will come, the UFC middleweight champion should invoke Maximus Decimus Meridius. What more does a man have to do to silence his naysayers?

Saturday night, Silva collected his 13th consecutive victory inside the Octagon and successfully defended his middleweight title for the eighth time. He finished Vitor Belfort with a beautiful and never-before-seen front kick to the face, courtesy of Steven Seagal no less.

The victory solidifies Silva as the best fighter on the planet, at least in my eyes, and further cements his place as one of the all-time greats in this sport. It also locks him in for what could be the biggest fight in MMA history, a meeting with UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, provided the reigning 170-pound king defeats Jake Shields in April.

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