When recent rumors swirled that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva had suffered a rib injury that could have potentially forced him to withdraw from UFC 162, the mixed martial arts (MMA) community took a collective, and fearful, gasp.
Chris Weidman, meanwhile, felt the need to put himself temporarily out of MMA misery.
That’s because “All American” has been preparing for the last few weeks to finally challenge “The Spider” at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, in a highly anticipated Fourth of July weekend (Sat., July 6, 2013) combat sports spectacular. It’s an opportunity the Brazilian reluctantly accepted because the rest of the top 185-pound contender field is currently in tatters, meaning that it should come as no surprise that a possible postponement had Weidman “freaking out.”
Luckily for him, the injury turned out to be false. However, with the fight being just one away, Weidman is still a bit on edge and can’t wait until fight...