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'Big Foot' downs Browne in Round 1

Updated: October 9, 2012, 9:57 AM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

Maybe the pressure wasn't as intense as Antonio Silva stated during the days heading into his heavyweight bout against Travis Browne, but that's what he was feeling Friday night at Target Center in Minneapolis.

"Bigfoot," who spoke of the need to erase the sting of losing his UFC debut to former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez in May and ending a two-fight skid, can feel at ease again after registering a first-round TKO of Browne.

That sense of urgency, however, ...

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