EMELIANENKO LOSES TO SILVA

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Fedor Emelianenko didn't last against Antonio Silva in the latest MMA fight. An exciting Strikeforce card ended in disappointment for many as Fedor Emelianenko was not permitted to come out for the third round of his Grand Prix quarterfinal bout against Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva. The cageside doctor called off the fight after examining the swollen right eye of "The Last Emperor," which was closed thanks to the brutal ground-and-pound from Silva during a dominant second round.

In a span of minutes, the Izod Center crowd went from chanting "Fedor, Fedor" to vociferously booing the stoppage to falling silent as the fan favorite outwardly pondered retirement.

"Something went wrong from the very beginning," Emelianenko told broadcaster Gus Johnson after the fight. "I didn't readjust myself. Maybe it's time to leave."