Originally Posted by afterglow
He didn't go for the kill after Weidman gassed because he wanted to embarress him.
It would also be a big **** you to all of the people that said he would lose.
This is exactly what I think also. He didn't want to just "beat" him. He wanted to make a statement that Weidman wasn't even in the same class as him, like he did to Forrest and Bonnar.
And **** all this bull**** "that's how Silva always fights". No it isn't! You don't see him clowning against Franklin/Hendo/Vitor like that! Did we??