Programming note: Watch Paul Mendez and Bruno Escalante on Chronicle Live Monday at 5 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. Replays will air at 11 p.m. and 1 a.m.
All eyes of the mixed martial arts community were on Las Vegas this Memorial Day weekend as UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez defended his title against Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva.
This Memorial Day weekend starts off with a bang in the UFC as four of the promotion's top heavyweights take to the octagon in Las Vegas.
There are few nations that can be considered the "home" of mixed martial arts, Brazil being one of the few.