UFC featherweight fighter Cub Swanson picked up a big win this past Saturday at UFC 162, defeating a durable Dennis Siver via third round TKO. This was Swanson’s fifth straight victory inside the octagon, which definitely puts him in the mix for a title shot. At the post-fight press conference Swanson asked fans to ‘speak up’ if they want him to be next in line for a shot at the featherweight title.
UFC President Dana White has stated that Anderson Silva will be granted an immediate rematch against Chris Weidman. He said it on Saturday night after the upset loss, and said it even prior to the event on some foreshadowing stuff. What if Anderson Silva really declines the immediate rematch? Does it hurt his legacy?
It was a changing of the guard Saturday night at UFC 162 with Chris Weidman defeating long-reigning middleweight champion Anderson Silva. Listen in as UFC President Dana White talks with the media about the fallout and repercussions of Silva’s loss. White discusses Roy Jones Jr. vs. Anderson Silva, Anderson’s future, Chris Leben’s future and much more.
The following quotes are from tonight’s UFC 162 POSTFIGHT SHOW ON FUEL TV for UFC 162: SILVA VS. WEIDMAN. The show was hosted by Jay Glazer, with UFC middleweight Brian Stann, light heavyweight Chael Sonnen and heavyweight Daniel Cormier offering analysis. Ariel Helwani conducted interviews on-site.
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.
UFC President Dana White is back with his first video blog leading up to UFC 162. White and Co. run up on a guy who is literally asleep at the wheel on the Las Vegas Strip and save him from either a likely trip to the hospital or jail or both. Colton Smith gets stitched up. Mike Tyson congratulates Glover Teixeira on his recent win. Chuck Liddell teaches Uriah Hall his famous overhand right. TJ Grant gets a title shot. Forrest Griffin retires. And more behind-the-scenes footage from recent UFC events!