The "couldn't find the distance" comment is pretty interesting actually, and normally would seem an obvious fabrication from the camp of such a quality striker. Silva did take a few shots later in the fight, and didn't have the offense he had early. Silva shouldn't have been gassed, because he wasn't expending a whole lot the first half of the fight. He could have been purposely dogging it later, but I wonder if heat stroke might have come into play. High exertion with dehydration can trigger it. Considering the fluids Silva had to cut to make weight, combined with the high humidity, its possible his body started to protest internally. Add in that the manager is leaving the day of that interview, but mentions AS is staying on in Dubai a few days longer.
Last edited by Beeg; 04-14-2010 at 08:52 AM.