Fans are now treated to watching Silva one more time in 2012, as Bonnar tries to pull off one of the biggest upsets in MMA history and cement his UFC legacy.
Whatever happens, this matchup has all the makings of an exciting fight, and the one sure winner in this instance is the fans.
This is not a fight to determine a top contender and there is no title on the line. This is simply a good fight.
Here are five questions we are asking about Silva leading in to UFC 153.