UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz Results

UFC 183 took place on Saturday, January 31st at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event was headlined by a long-awaited bout between former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former Strikeforce middleweight champion Nick Diaz. The bout was included some very entertaining antics from Diaz and tentativeness on the part of both men that ultimately ended with Silva coming away with his first victory since 2012.

Full UFC 183 results below:

Main card:

Anderson Silva def. Nick Diaz via unanimous decision (49-46, 50-45, 50-45)
Tyron Woodley def. Kelvin Gastelum via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)
Al Iaquinta def. Joe Lauzon via TKO – Round 2, 3:34
Thales Leites def. Tim Boetsch via submission (arm triangle) – Round 2, 3:45
Thiago Alves def. Jordan Mein via TKO – Round 2, 0:39

Preliminary Card:

Miesha Tate def. Sara McMann via majority decision (29-28, 20-27, 28-28)
Derek Brunson def. Ed Herman via TKO – Round 1, 0:36
John Lineker def. Ian McCall via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Rafael Natal def. Tom Watson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
Diego Brandao vs. Jimy Hettes – fight canceled (medical issue)
Ildemar Alcantara def. Richardson Moreira via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Thiago Santos def. Andy Enz via TKO – Round 1, 1:56

Of The Night Awards:

Fight of the night: Thales Leites vs. Tim Boetsch
Performances of the night: Thales Leites & Thiago Alves