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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
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