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UFC 168 Results: Chris Weidman Defeats Anderson Silva In Gruesome Fashion

The MMA world was expecting Anderson Silva to rebound quite easily from UFC 162 and regain his UFC Middleweight Championship. Chris Weidman had another plan in mind, but the ending wasn’t what the world expected. Round 1 The fight starts both guys touching gloves. Both guys start out circling each circle to gauge distance and then Weidman throws a front ...

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UFC 168: Anderson Silva vs Chris Weidman Breakdown

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UFC 168 takes place on tonight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event features the rematch as Chris Weidman defends the UFC Middleweight Championship against Anderson Silva. Steve talks to FightHype.com lead writer Percy Crawford as the guys break down the main event and how each guy can win, the significance of the bout ...

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UFC 168 Preview Show

UFC 168 takes place on tonight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event features the rematch as Chris Weidman defends the UFC Middleweight Championship against Anderson Silva, with another rematch in the co-feature as Ronda Rousey defends her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship against Miesha Tate. Also in a key heavyweight bout, former UFC Heavyweight ...

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UFC 168 Video: Ronda Rousey Submits Miesha Tate

The top two fights for UFC 168 on Saturday night are rematches as Anderson Silva looks to regain the middleweight title against Chris Weidman. In the co-feature, Ronda Rousey defends her UFC women’s bantamweight title against Miesha Tate. Rousey and Tate squared off the first time under the Strikeforce banner in March of 2012, with Rousey submitting Tate in the ...

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UFC 168 Video: Chris Weidman Knocks Out Anderson Silva To Win The UFC Middleweight Title

UFC 168 takes place on Saturday night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The main event will feature Chris Weidman defending the UFC middleweight title against former long-time middleweight champion Anderson Silva. The two squared off in July when Weidman knocked out Silva in the second round to win the title at UFC 162. The UFC has ...

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Herb Dean To Referee Chris Weidman vs Anderson Silva Rematch At UFC 168

Herb Dean was the referee when Chris Weidman stopped Anderson Silva to win the UFC middleweight championship at UFC 162 in July. At a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing this morning, it was announced that Dean will once again be the man in the middle when Silva-Weidman rematch at UFC 168 later this month. “The first fight was quite strange, ...

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Watch the Entire Fight Of Chris Weidman Knocking Out Anderson Silva

The UFC all week has been releasing videos all week celebrating their 20th anniversary. The week will culminate at UFC 167 tonight with UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre defending against Johny Hendricks. BetweenTheRopes.com has released a variety of fight videos and top countdown videos. In the final video that you can watch above, the UFC has released will feature the ...

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Anderson Silva vs Chael Sonnen I Full Fight Video From UFC 117

One of the greatest comebacks in the UFC took place at UFC 117 as Anderson Silva defeated Chael Sonnen by fifth round submission to retain the UFC middleweight title. Sonnen had dominated the entire fight and won the first four rounds until getting caught by Silva. The UFC has released the full fight video from the fight to help celebrate ...

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Watch Top 20 Knockouts In The History Of The UFC

The 20th anniversary show takes place on Saturday night with UFC 167. The organization has been releasing videos this week highlighting 20 years of the organization. In the video above shows the top 20 knockouts in UFC history. Here are the top five, which included a tie for the top spot. 5) Chuck Liddell vs Randy Couture II at UFC ...

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Video: Top 20 Submissions in UFC History

UFC 167 is on Saturday night and is the 20th anniversary show of the company. Throughout the week the UFC will be releasing videos of the greatest fights and other moments in the history of the organization. This video above will show the 20 greatest submissions in the history of the UFC. Here are the top five. 5. B.J. Penn ...

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Josh Barnett Gets A License In Nevada, UFC Will Pay For WADA Testing

Their was a long standing question when Josh Barnett came back to the UFC was whether he would be able to get a license to fight in the state of Nevada. The question was answered this morning when Barnett was approved for a license to fight at UFC 168 against Travis Browne during a hearing today with the Nevada State ...

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Video: Chael Sonnen Says He Will Ask Anderson Silva To Be His Assistant Coach For TUF Brazil 3

Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen on the same team for The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3? If Sonnen has his way, it could happen. Sonnen whose in England to corner Luke Barnatt this Saturday, did a media scrum in England today for UFC Fight Night 30 and a video was posted on severemma.com that he will at least ask Silva to ...

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Chris Weidman vs Anderson Silva Fight Estimated To Do 550,000 Pay-Per-View Buys

For the prediction that UFC President Dana White made about UFC 162 trending to about 800,000 buys was a little bit off. According to Dave Meltzer from MMAFighting.com, UFC 162 featuring Chris Weidman knocking off Anderson Silva to win the UFC middleweight championship did about 550,000 buys on pay-per view. The promotion based around the fight was that fighters were ...

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Floyd Mayweather Bests Anderson Silva and Jon Jones For 2013 ESPY

Boxing is still more popular than MMA in terms of who the fans think is the best fighter. It announced last night at ESPN 2013 ESPY awards that boxing kingpin Floyd Mayweather won the award for best fighter. Mayweather beat out UFC stars Anderson Siva and Jon Jones, with fellow boxers Canelo Alvarez and Danny Garcia. The winner was determined ...

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Report: Anderson Silva Wants His Rematch With Chris Weidman This Year

Well that didn’t take Anderson Silva long to change his tune about facing Chris Weidman again. MMAFighting.com is reporting that people close to former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva are saying Silva wants his rematch with Weidman sooner rather than later. The former champion had stated immediately to Joe Rogan after his loss to Weidman that he wasn’t going to ...

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Between The Ropes MMA Podcast – UFC 162 Recap

On today’s podcast Steve talks to Fighthype.com lead writer Percy Crawford. Steve and Percy recap UFC 162 from Saturday night as Chris Weidman defeated Anderson Silva to become the UFC middleweight champion. Steve and Percy discuss what’s next for Weidman and Silva, will Silva retire, discuss whether Silva was really into the fight and much more. The guys then get ...

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UFC 162 Salaries: Anderson Silva Tops With $600K

UFC 162 took place on Saturday night with Chris Weidman defeating Anderson Silva to become the UFC middleweight champion. The Nevada State Athletic Commission sent an email to media members with the disclosed salaries of all the UFC 162 participants. Weidman took home a disclosed $48,000, while Silva took a home a disclosed $600,000, which topped all fighters on the ...

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UFC 162 Bonuses: Weidman Picks Up Bonus After Knocking Out Anderson Silva

After knocking out the longest reigning champion in UFC history, Chris Weidman picked up a little extra money for his handywork. The new middleweight champion picked up an additional $50,000 for his “knockout of the night” win over Anderson Silva. UFC officials also announced after the card that they were handing two $50,000 “fight of the night” bonuses as well. ...

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UFC 162 Video Highlights Of Chris Weidman Defeating Anderson Silva

See the highlight video of Chris Weidman (10-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) ending the run of Anderson Silva (33-5 MMA, 16-1 UFC) to become the UFC middleweight champion last night at UFC 162. Follow Between The Ropes on Facebook and Twitter. Follow me on Twitter @SMuehlhausenMMA. Video: Highlights: UFC 162: Silva – Weidman

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Chris Weidman Defeats Anderson Silva To Win the UFC Middleweight Championship

Chris Weidman said he got into MMA because he knew he could beat Anderson Silva. The New York native made good on his promise. Weidman (10-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) shocked the world as he defeated Anderson Silva (33-5 MMA, 16-1 UFC) by knockout at 1:18 of Round 2 to become the UFC middleweight champion. Weidman took Silva down early in ...

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