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Wanderlei KO’s Cung Le at UFC 139 – Play by Play

The Axe Murderer’ Wanderlei Silva returns to the win column (34-11-1) defeating Cung Le (7-2) in his backyard at UFC 139 in San Jose, CA. Here is the full play by play.

Round One:
Le comes out with a straight kick and Silva jumps back. Le gets in on Silva and lands a quick combo as Silva moves back. Silva lands his own right backing Le. Le misses a spinning back fish and gets countered. Amazing kick to spinning back fist lands and drops Wanderlei. Silva back up. Le is now throwing kicks more active but unsuccessful which lets Silva recover. Wheel kick lands to the chest of Wanderlei.  Wanderle on the offense lands a right hook. Le again tries kick to spinning fist but misses. Wanderlei rocks Le and blood flows from the brow.
Caged Insider gives the round to Wanderlei 10-9

Round Two
Wand slips as he steps back but quickly pops up. Le tries the spinning kick and Wanderlei is far away. Big right lands for Wandy. Axe kick lands on the Axe Murderer. Le lands to the stomach with a kick. Crowd now chanting Cung Le. Wandy lands another right hook. Cung looks to have slowed and Silva is landing with the lead left jab. Side kick lands to the stomach for Le. Wanderlei rushes forward with a flurry and gets Le to the ground. Le pops up and gets the clinch and lands the knee. Le gets loose but falls into another muay thai clinch to eat another knee. Le drops and Silva swarms and gets the TKO.

Wanderlei Silva defeats Cung Le via KO (Punches) – Round 2, 4:49

Silva after 46 fights under his belt at the age of 35 is considered by most a living legend. A win over the striking technician Le in his own backyard is yet another notch to add to the Axe Murderer’s belt.

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