Tonight’s the night. The longest reigning champion in UFC history, Anderson “The Spider” Silva (33-4) puts his middleweight title on the line against the man many feel will be the one to dethrone him. Twenty-nine-year-old Chris Weidman (9-0) gets his shot at immortality by going toe-to-toe with the G.O.A.T.
Shortly following tonight’s UFC 162 fight card taking place at MGM Grand Garden Arena and headlined with a middleweight championship bout between long-reigning champ Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman, the fighters will gather for the traditional post-fight press conference to field questions from the media. A LIVE stream of those proceedings will be available right here on ProMMAnow.com and the on-demand video replay will be available at the conclusion.
The internet is abuzz over kiss-gate at yesterday’s UFC 162 weigh ins. Was it intentional game planning on the part of Silva? Was it accidental? The world may never know, but whatever the case may be it was a great reminder that, at the end of the day, MMA is a sport that requires us all to be comfortable with the concept of two sweaty dudes rolling around on the floor with their legs wrapped around each other for long periods of time.
It’s the biggest UFC event of the year and the UFC 162 main card is stacked full of talent from Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman in the headliner to Dennis Siver vs. Cub Swanson in the PPV opener. It’s a middleweight showcase as Tim Boetsch faces Mark Munoz and Tim Kennedy faces Roger Gracie. Also, Frankie Edgar fights his first non-title bout since 2009 in a featherweight tilt versus Charles Oliveira. The ProMMAnow.com staff weighs in with their thoughts and predictions on each bout.
Today’s official UFC 162: SILVA VS. WEIDMAN fighter weigh-ins kick off at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT – local time) from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com) will provide real-time text-only results here, or you can catch a live video stream of the proceedings, as well as on-demand replay here: UFC 162 weigh-ins.
Fighter weigh-ins for UFC 162: SILVA VS. WEIDMAN take place today at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. A LIVE stream of the proceedings will air on ProMMAnow.com and the on-demand video replay will be available immediately following. We will also provide live text-only results on our homepage.
The UFC 162 PPV event is set to take place on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. It’ll be headlined by the middleweight title fight between champion Anderson Silva and undefeated challenger Chris Weidman. Read on to see why Silva will retain his middleweight title by defeating Weidman at UFC 162.
UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva was a guest Tuesday on UFC Tonight with hosts Kenny Florian and Chael Sonnen. Watch as “The Spider” explains what all that talk was about with him saying he couldn’t beat Jon Jones. The champ also responds to questions about fighting Chris Weidman this weekend at UFC 162, fighting for the light heavyweight title, and how he feels about Chael bringing along Georges St-Pierre along for a barbecue at his house.