Photo: The moment Anderson Silva breaks his leg at UFC 168 (warning: graphic)


anderson-silva-broken-leg-ufc-168LAS VEGAS – If you’re squeamish, now’s the time to turn away as we show you the moment Anderson Silva snapped his leg in Saturday’s UFC 168 headliner.

Facing UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman in a rematch, Silva suffered a second-round TKO loss in the pay-per-view main event after a checked kick resulted in a broken leg.

Check out the carnage, captured by USA TODAY Sports Images photographer Jayne Kamin-Oncea, above. A full fight gallery is available below.

For complete coverage of UFC 168, stay tuned to the UFC Events section of the site.

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