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Anderson Silva breaks his leg

2013-12-30 09:46
Anderson Silva (Twitter)
Cape Town - Mixed martial arts superstar, Brazilian Anderson Silva, broke his leg in a gruesome incident in his latest UFC fight on Saturday night in Las Vegas.

VIDEO: Anderson SIlva snaps his leg

Silva, 38, widely regarded as the greatest mixed martial artist of all time, was forced to retire in his UFC 168 fight against middleweight champion Chris Weidman.

Silva (33-6 MMA, 16-2 UFC) was released from hospital following successful surgery, but whether he ever returns to the MMA ring remains to be seen.

Anderson Silva breaks his leg (Twitter)

Anderson Silva breaks his leg (Twitter)


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