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Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman

Main Event | UFC Middleweight Championship | 185 lbs

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

Weidman
KO/TKO
Round 2

Chris Weidman Anderson Silva

"All American" "The Spider"

9-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   33-4-0
Climbed to 10-0   Record After Fight   Fell to 33-5
+195 (Moderate Underdog)   Betting Odds   -240 (Moderate Favorite)
Challenger   Title   Champion
Us United States   Nationality   Br Brazil
Baldwin, New York   Fighting out of   Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
29 years, 2 weeks, 5 days   Age at Fight   38 years, 2 months, 3 weeks, 1 day
185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   184.0 lbs (83.5 kgs)
6'2" (187cm)   Height   6'2" (188cm)
78.0" (198cm)   Reach   77.5" (197cm)
Serra Jiu-Jitsu   Gym  
UFC 162
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman
  • Date: Saturday 07.06.2013 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
  • Silva Total Disclosed Pay: $600,000
  • Weidman Total Disclosed Pay: $98,000
  • Title on Line: UFC Middleweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Silva
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Silva vs. Weidman Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 1915  
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KO/TKO
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Submission
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Decision
Weidman
23%
Silva
77%

Videos & Highlights

    Interview  |  UFC 162: Anderson Silva Pre-Fight Interview report dead link

    Watch Anderson Silva's pre-fight interview for his UFC 162 title defense against Chris Weidman.

  • Interview  |  UFC 162: Chris Weidman Pre-Fight Interview report dead link

    Watch challenger Chris Weidman's pre-fight interview for his UFC 162 title fight vs. Anderson Silva.

  • Promo Video  |  Full Blast: Jon Jones at UFC 162 report dead link

    Watch Jon Jones and Urijah Faber react to Anderson Silva's shocking loss to Chris Weidman.

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