What if Stephan Bonnar defeats Anderson Silva at UFC 153?

What exactly are the repercussions to Anderson Silva‘s (32-4) legacy should Stephan Bonnar (14-7) pull off the unthinkable Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

Does he lose his status as the no. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the world?


Much has been said about Bonnar never having been stopped in his career. That’s not entirely true. He has been stopped twice due to cuts. However, even thinking back to his fight with Jon Jones, who threw him around like a rag doll and dropped him, Bonnar still went the distance.

You can’t really count on a cut for a win, but if a light heavyweight Jon Jones couldn’t stop Bonnar, can a middleweight Anderson Silva do it?

Yes. Probably.

With odds of -1350 for Silva and +800 for Bonnar, the fight could be considered the biggest mismatch in UFC history. But that’s the funny thing about fighting…

Anything can happen.

What are your thoughts? Does “The American Psycho” have a chance?