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Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva II

Main Event | UFC Middleweight Championship | 185 lbs

Chris Weidman defeats Anderson Silva via KO/TKO at 1:16 of Round 2

Mmaweekly large Chris "All American" Weidman
Mmaweekly large Anderson "The Spider" Silva

Round 2

Chris Weidman Anderson Silva

"All American" "The Spider"

10-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   33-5-0
Climbed to 11-0   Record After Fight   Fell to 33-6
+145 (Slight Underdog)   Betting Odds   -175 (Slight Favorite)
Champion   Title   Challenger
Us United States   Nationality   Br Brazil
Baldwin, New York   Fighting out of   Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
29 years, 6 months, 4 days   Age at Fight   38 years, 8 months
184.0 lbs (83.5 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)
6'2" (187cm)   Height   6'2" (188cm)
78.0" (198cm)   Reach   77.5" (197cm)
Tom Petty - I Won’t Back Down   Walkout Music   DMX - Ain't No Sunshine
Serra Jiu-Jitsu   Gym   Team Nogueira
UFC 168
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva 2
  • Date: Saturday 12.28.2013 at 10:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Herb Dean
  • Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 11 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Weidman Total Disclosed Pay: $400,000
  • Silva Total Disclosed Pay: $600,000
  • Title on Line: UFC Middleweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Weidman
  • Event Links:
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Injuries Sustained During Fight

Silva: Broken left fibula and tibia

Weidman vs. Silva II Wiki Update Wiki

Veteran referee Herb Dean has been selected to officiate this title rematch. Dean was also the referee of the pairs first fight. The three judges assigned to this fight are Junichiro Kamijo, Chris Lee, and Patricia Morse-Jarman. All of the judges have judged at previous UFC events.

Last updated 12.02.2013, 7:00 PM ET
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Videos & Highlights

    Interview  |  UFC 168: Chris Weidman Backstage Interview report dead link

    Watch Chris Weidman recount his second win over Anderson Silva after UFC 168.

  • Interview  |  UFC 168: Chris Weidman Post-Fight Interview report dead link

    Watch Chris Weidman discuss his second straight victory over Anderson Silva at UFC 168.

  • Documentary  |  Countdown to UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva II report dead link

    Watch the official Countdown segment for Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva at UFC 168.

  • Promo Video  |  UFC 168 By The Numbers: Chris Weidman report dead link

    Take a look at some championship statistics for Chris Weidman ahead of his rematch with Anderson Silva.

  • Interview  |  UFC 168: Weidman -- "I Have No Doubt" report dead link

    Champion Chris Weidman has no doubt about earning another victory over Anderson Silva come UFC 168.

  • Interview  |  UFC 168: Silva Ready for Weidman report dead link

    Watch an in-depth Portuguese interview with Anderson Silva ahead of his rematch with Chris Weidman.

  • Promo Video  |  Fight Flashback: A.Silva vs. Weidman UFC 162 report dead link

    Take a detailed look back at the first meeting between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman.

  • Interview  |  UFC 168: Anderson Silva Pre-Fight Interview report dead link

    Watch Anderson Silva discuss his rematch with Chris Weidman.

  • Predictions  |  UFC 168: Main Event Predictions report dead link

    Watch UFC stars make their picks for the Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman rematch.

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