Anderson Silva vs Chris Weidman Official For UFC 162 | UFC NEWS

By bjpenndotcom - March 6, 2013

It’s finally official! A UFC Middleweight Championship bout between Anderson Silva and challenger Chris Weidman has been set for the July 4th Pay-Per-View weekend in Las Vegas.

Newsdays’ Mark La Monica broke the news via Twitter today while working in Albany alongside UFC  Lorenzo Fertitta, Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey, and others pushing for the legalization of MMA in the state of New York. Chris Weidman and Lorenzo Fertitta both retweeted the post, confirming it’s legitimacy.

UFC 162 takes place Saturday, July 6th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Other fights on the card include Tim Kennedy vs Roger Gracie and Rafael Calvacante vs Thiago Silva.

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