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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have hoarded TMZ’s headlines lately (what else is new?) for their dubious decision to name their baby daughter North West. Yeah…
What the heck does “Kimye” have to do with MMA, you ask? Well, the UFC decided to use Kanye’s “Power” to help promote their upcoming “UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman” event.
“No one man should have all that power.” Enjoy it while you can, Anderson Silva (pictured), because your record breaking reign is about to come to a screeching halt – that is if you ask top contender Chris Weidman, of course.
UFC 162 takes place July 6 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Please click the media player below to watch the promo:
Here is the show’s official agenda:
(Facebook 7PM ET/4PM PT)
Mike Pierce vs. David Mitchell
Seth Baczynski vs. Brian Melancon
(FX 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Dave Herman
Edson Barboza vs. Rafaello Oliveira
Norman Parke vs. Kazuki Tokudome
Chris Leben vs. Andrew Craig
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Mark Munoz vs. Tim Boetsch
Cub Swanson vs. Dennis Siver
Roger Gracie vs. Tim Kennedy
Frankie Edgar vs. Charles Oliveira
Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva (UFC middleweight champion)
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Im very happy for that ... Well done
-- Anderson Silva (@SpiderAnderson) June...
Star-studded group breaks down the UFC 162 main event between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman. You might be surprised about how many people are going against the champ and consensus “GOAT.”
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The UFC has released a 10 minute extended preview detailing the UFC 162 main event between middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva and undefeated title challenger Chris Weidman. Silva will be looking to make his eleventh title defense in the octagon while Weidman will be looking to extend his winning streak and become the first man to dethrone “The Spider” in the UFC.
The UFC 162...
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The 185-pounders square off July 6 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
UFC president Dana White, Silva...
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Hello everyone, I hope your Tuesday is going swimmingly. With the news that Nippert Stadium is expanding and renovating, that has to be a feather in your cap. To take your mood from great to greater, I humbly bring you the next installment of the questions. There will be a second helping on Friday if you can't get enough.
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