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(via Getty Image)Surprise, surprise.“Ever since the fight got over, I don’t know if there’s ever been any more hype, ever, in UFC history after a fight,” White said on “SportsCenter.” “Everybody has been wondering if there will be a rematch. I’ve been working on it since Thursday.“Dec. 28 in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand, Anderson Silva will fight Chris Weidman in the rematch. The co-main event will be Ronda Rousey versus Miesha Tate.” (Via ESPN)I’m not complaining, of course. I want to see this rematch as much as anyone else, but geez, way to kill the suspense so quickly. I’m actually pretty surprised that they didn’t dance around the announcement of this rematch from UFC 162 and hype it up some more by letting Chris Weidman talk some trash at UFC 163 or the UFC on Fox Sports 1 debut on August 17.That way, Dana White could have let Weidman come out before the main event to call out Silva, who would then make his way to the octagon to accept the challenge and announce that he won’t, i

Was Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman a fix? Team Reign reacts.

It all started with the strangest of interviews. One in which Anderson Silva said that the best outcome would be for Weidman to walk away champion. This was days before the fight, and even then Anderson was saying he didn’t want a rematch. Talk about not having confidence in yourself? That was weird enough, and I personally think Anderson was jsut playing and got caught, but that...

UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva II – “I Back.”

Anderson Silva assures fans that he will be ready for Weidman vs. Silva II at UFC 168 on December 28. Gonna be a huge rematch and I’m taking Silva by destruction. Anderson Silva UFC 162 Video Blog New UFC Champ Back To Reality With Mininvan And Kids

Anderson Silva Rematches Chris Weidman at UFC 168

Well, that didn’t take too long. Exactly one week after former UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva (pictured) lost his crown to Chris Weidman, then proceeded to claim he wasn’t interested in a rematch with the man who abruptly snapped his seven-year reign, UFC president Dana White announced Saturday on ESPN’s SportsCenter that Silva has in fact agreed to a sequel. Although...

Silva vs. Weidman rematch set

Less than a week after Chris Weidman knocked out Anderson Silva, UFC president Dana White has already announced a date for a rematch between the fighters.

Anderson Silva Gets A Soda At CVS In Pacific Beach

Anderson Silva is in Southern California and gets a cherry coke at a local CVS.  Think this is enough to get a Coca-Cola sponsor? The Kiss part II is set for December 28th New UFC champ back to reality with minivan and kids

Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman II is official for December 28th in Las Vegas!

Wow! Well, then again, this was the most expected rematch ever in the world of MMA, so yeah. But hey, it’s here, and we will be seeing the rematch within 6 months, which to me, means Chris Weidman and Anderson SIlva will be clogging the newswires for almost a year straight — and I’m fine with that. Dana White made a special announcement today, revealing the news: “I completely...

Weidman-Silva II to headline UFC 168

Anderson Silva will get a rematch with Chris Weidman — who ended Silva’s nearly seven-year reign of the division with a knockout a week ago — at UFC 168 inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Dec. 28, the UFC announced on Saturday.

Breaking: Weidman vs. Silva II headed to Vegas; Rousey vs. Tate II to co-main December 28th card

At 6:30 p.m. ET on Saturday July 13th UFC President Dana White announced live on ESPN that Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva have both signed a contract to fight inside of the MGM Grand on December 28th. This bout will headline UFC 168 with Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate II being bumped to co-main event status. Biggest card in UFC history? UFC 100 and 129 may come close, but on paper...

Anderson Silva Teaches Jiu Jitsu Class at Andre Galvao’s Academy

This is pic of me and my kids with our favorite fighter Anderson Silva.  We decided to take a drive up from Phoenix to San Diego to take a class from the best ever.  He did not disappoint.  Anderson was humble, funny, and more than cordial.  He hugged my son several times, made funny faces at him, and even taught the class himself.  Nothing more surreal than learning Jiu Jitsu...

The Kiss Part II is Set for December 28th

Dana White announced today that Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman will have a rematch at the Mandalay Bay on December 28th.  Rousey and Tate will remain on the card and will be the co-main event.  Awesome card so far and I cannot wait for this fight.  Anderson Silva UFC 162 Video Blog Chris Weidman Goes On Sportscenter

Chris Weidman vs Anderson Silva II, Will Take Place Dec 28th In Vegas

Maybe Silva will be awake by then. Dana White announces on @SportsCenter that Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva will have their rematch Dec. 28 in Las Vegas. — Arash Markazi (@ArashMarkazi) July 13, 2013 The co-main event on Dec. 28 for Silva-Weidman II will be @RondaRousey v. @MieshaTate. — Arash Markazi (@ArashMarkazi) July 13, 2013

Dana's Dastardly Distraction

    Say what you will about UFC boss Dana White, but you can't deny that the man is a great businessman who knows how to keep his minions in line.  The recent uproar over the UFC's criminally low fighter compensation levels and White's handling of it proved that once again.  When fighters recently complained about the extremely low pay that the guys at...

Can we stop the UFC injury plague?

UFC president Dana White saw the injuries roll in last week. The first alteration to the UFC on FOX 8 card scheduled for Seattle on July 27th was caused when heavyweight Matt Mitrione went down. Then came news welterweight Siyar Bahadurzada and lightweight Bobby Green were hurt . "After last year, nothing can shake me now," White told FOX Sports. In 2012, injuries altered...
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