UFC 147 results recap: Wanderlei Silva vs Rich Franklin event wrap from Brazil

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - JUNE 23: (R-L) Wanderlei Silva taunts Rich Franklin during their UFC 147 catchweight bout at Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drummond on June 23, 2012 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to pay-per-view this past Saturday night (June 23, 2012) with UFC 147: "Silva vs. Franklin 2," featuring Rich Franklin winning a unanimous decision over Wanderlei Silva in the main event of the evening.

Just like three years ago in the first fight.

Fabricio Werdum knocked out Mike Russow in the first round of their heavyweight battle before "Vai Cavalo" promptly stated his case for a rematch against Junior dos Santos. Perhaps he should get it ... in another fight or two, at least.

Other action on the card saw the crowning of the first two Ultimate Fighters from the first season exclusive to Brazil, as Rony Mariano Bezerra won a decision over Godofredo Pepey while Cezar Ferreira did the same over Sergio Moraes.

In cased you missed any or all of it -- or just want to keep the discussion alive -- below are links to all the major storylines borne from Saturday night's event in Brazil.

In we go.

UFC 147: "Silva vs. Franklin 2"

Results and live fight coverage

Recap and morning after discussion

Post-fight press conference video

Bonuses and awards

Event photos gallery

Wanderlei Silva vs. Rich Franklin fight video highlights

Fabricio Werdum vs. Mike Russow fight video highlights

Fight recap: Hacran Dias takes out Yuri Alcantara

Fight recap: Fabricio Werdum knocks out Mike Russow

Fight recap: Cezar Ferreira bests Sergio Moraes

Fight recap: Rony Mariano Bezerra defeats Godofredo Pepey

Fight recap: Rich Franklin cruises past Wanderlei Silva

Fight review and analysis: Hacran Dias vs. Yuri Alcantara

Fight review and analysis: Fabricio Werdum vs. Mike Russow

Fight review and analysis: Cezar Ferriera vs. Sergio Moraes

Fight review and analysis: Rony Mariano Bezerra vs. Godofredo Pepey

Fight review and analysis: Wanderlei Silva vs. Rich Franklin

UFC 147 post-fight fallout

Big winners and lowly losers

What's next for Rich Franklin?

Rich Franklin is the most undervalued UFC Hall of Famer in history

Rich Franklin still hoping to make a run at the middleweight title

Dana White isn't sure what's next for Wanderlei Silva but it's probably not Vitor Belfort

Does Fabricio Werdum deserve to call out Junior dos Santos?

Fabricio Werdum knows he's at least one fight away from a title shot

That, my friends, should be enough to keep you talking -- at least for the time being. What gets your vote for the biggest story coming out of UFC 147?

Sound off, Maniacs.

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