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Kick helps Silva settle beef with Belfort

Updated: February 7, 2011, 1:09 AM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- With a chip on his shoulder and power in his left foot, UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva wasted little time retaining his title Saturday night at Mandalay Bay Events Center.

But there was more than the title at stake. Silva and top contender Vitor Belfort had a score to settle at UFC 126. This fight was personal, and the champ made certain that Belfort's quest to take his crown would end quickly.

Silva landed a front left kick to ...

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