“I can honestly tell you that I’ve never put on an event that I was embarrassed to be at until tonight. I want to publicly apologize to all the fans…. I apologize. I personally apologize for what happened tonight. You guys know, this isn’t what the UFC was built on and this isn’t the way the fights usually go. Listen, any night you can have an off-night. When a guy is that talented and can literally end a fight whenever he wants to, wow.”
It was the second fight it a row in which Silva looked somewhat bored in the fight and with Leites not engaging, Silva was left to find ways to entertain himself which such techniques as a devastating leg punch or the career ending foot slap.