UFC Fight Night 33: Mark Hunt vs. Antonio Silva reaction

Feb 2, 2013; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Antonio Silva enters the octagon during UFC 156 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

UFC heavyweights Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva gave us one of the greatest fights in mixed martial arts history in the main event of UFC Fight Night 33. After the bout, social media was buzzing over the greatness of the bout and the incredible display of heart that both fighters showcased carried over the the men who were set to analyze the fight.

Here is a look at what the FOX Sports 1 studio analysts were saying after the bout:

UFC ON FOX Analyst Chael Sonnen on Mark Hunt vs. Antonio Bigfoot Silva being scored a draw: “This turned into a bru-ha-ha and all rules went out and we saw each guy hit every position. I was so happy that it was a draw because I didn’t want anyone announced as the loser.”

UFC ON FOX Analyst Rashad Evans on Hunt and Silva delivering an epic fight: “Both these guys did nothing that they were supposed to do and a lot more. Silva was out there switching his stances and hitting either side. Hunt scored a takedown. Who was expecting any of that?  It was an epic fight.”

UFC ON FOX Analyst Kenny Florian on Hunt vs. Silva: “These guys landed shot after shot. They showed a high level of skill and heart. Bigfoot fought a smart fight at the start trying to kick the front leg of Mark Hunt and slow him down. It was just a back-and-forth war. We had the pleasure of watching a true classic tonight.”

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If you missed tonight’s exciting event, here are the full results from UFC Fight Night 33:

  • Mark Hunt vs. Antonio Silva declared majority draw (48-47 Hunt, 47-47, 47-47)
  • Mauricio Rua def. James Te Huna via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 1:03
  • Ryan Bader def. Anthony Perosh via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
  • Soa Palelei def. Pat Barry via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 2:09
  • Clint Hester def. Dylan Andrews via TKO (injury) – Round 2, 5:00
  • Bethe Correia def. Julie Kedzie via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
  • Takeya Mizugaki def. Nam Phan via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-28)
  • Caio Magalhaes def. Nick Ring via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Justin Scoggins def. Richie Vaculik via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 4:43
  • Krzysztof Jotko def. Bruno Santos via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Alex Garcia def. Ben Wall via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 0:43

Topics: Antonio Silva, Mark Hunt, UFC Fight Night 33

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