The ninth fight of the night and airing on pay-per-view at UFC 139 is Wanderlei Silva vs. Cung Le. This is a middleweight fight, meaning 185 pounds. The referee in charge of the action is Dan Stell.
ROUND 1 - Le standing southpaw and Silva is orthodox. Silva lands a short right that appeared to land with power. Le lands a spinning back fist, but he appears to be just fine. Le lands another spinning back fist and drops Silva this time. Silva recovers for now. Le doling all the stalking in the center of the cage. Le lands a nice right as Silva charges in. Silva throwing inside kicks now and even a head kick Le just barely blocked.
MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Le.
ROUND 2 - Middle kick by Silva. Silva also lands a right hand, but Le lands a middle kick of his own. Silva lands another right hook. Le doing what he does with his kicks, but most just about controlling distance. Silva lands several inside leg kicks, but Le responds with one of his own. Uppercut by Silva finds the mark. Outside leg kick by Le. Right hand by Silva drops Le and Le is in trouble. Le partially stands, but Silva is all over him with knees. Le gets dropped again and the referee steps in to stop the fight.
UFC 139: Wanderlei Silva defeats Cung Le by knockout at 4:29 of round 2.