No, it just sounded that way. You can thank the rabid MMA fans who packed the HSBC Arena on August 27 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for bringing the house down from start to finish at the promotion's South American pay-per-view.
UFC President Dana White tells MMA Fighting it was like nothing he's ever seen:
"There were some impressive crowds and I've been to some amazing events, but this one topped it all. I've never seen anything like this. It was insane. All that was incredible plus the first fight of the night sounded like it was the Anderson Silva fight. This place was rockin' from the first fight of the night, the place was packed, it was an incredible night."
And it was a big night for the hometown boys as well, who nearly swept the televised main card and did some major damage in the prelims.
The crowd was "rockin'" all night, but was "insane" for Anderson Silva, who sent Yushin Okami back to Japan in a bloody heap.
How about it Maniacs, what gets your vote for loudest moment of the night?