The UFC 168 PPV is less than 48 hours away and UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will look to defend his title for the first time since knocking out long time champion Anderson Silva in July in the main event. Also, Ronda Rousey will look to defend her UFC women’s bantamweight strap against arch nemesis Miesha Tate in a rematch from their Strikeforce days. The fighters met earlier today for the pre-fight press conference and took questions.
Take a look behind the scenes of UFC on FOX Sacramento as Demetrious Johnson knocks out Joseph Benavidez to retain his UFC Flyweight Title. Watch the reactions of Team Alpha Male and the rest of the fighters on the card as they head to the locker rooms after their battle inside the Octagon. Then get ready for UFC 168: SILVA VS. WEIDMAN II this Saturday, only on PPV!!
The hype is swirling around the two championship bouts on this weekend’s UFC 168 event but aside from those there are several interesting bouts that you should take notice of. A win to close out 2013 could propel some of these athletes further up the ladder in their respective divisions while a loss could have some adding changes to their New Year’s resolutions. Let’s take a look at three fights that may have been flying under the radar.
The last press conference of the year and one that should be fairly interesting to watch. Media and fans will descend upon the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino today to hear from champions Ronda Rousey and Chris Weidman as well as their opponents Miesha Tate and Anderson Silva ahead of what could be the biggest event in UFC history this Saturday in Las Vegas.