UFC 168 Free Fight: Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman I

UFC 162′s main event showdown between former champion Anderson Silva and current champion Chris Weidman was undoubtedly the most shocking fight in a year full of crazy bouts.

After a huge buildup Weidman showed up and did exactly what he had promised to do all along. He stalked Silva down without fear, flooring the formerly dominant champ with a second round left hook that changed the landscape of mixed martial arts forever. 

“The Spider” was no longer invincible, but he will have his chance at revenge when the two lock horns once again in the headlining bout of next Saturday’s epic UFC 168 card.

In preparation for the rematch, which many are calling the biggest fight in MMA history, the UFC has released the full fight video of their inaugural showdown.

There’s still a ton of lingering doubt about Silva’s motivation for the bout, and even he has said his ‘mental’ wasn’t in the right place for the first fight. That would make sense because he clowned Weidman continuously and paid the ultimate price for it.

Refresh your memory with the fight video and offer up your predictions for the rematch. Will the result be any different the second time around?

Photo: Jayne Kamin-Oncea for USA TODAY Sports

 


4 Comments

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    Zip

    December 22, 2013 at 1:22 am

    It will be no different. Run now Silva faithful, pretend you didn't see this, because you'll see a lot more after the fight. Just looking out for you :)

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      Entity

      December 22, 2013 at 1:56 am

      All I saw was Silva getting hit quite a few times, missing many of his own strikes except a few leg slaps. Then Silva got upset and desperate and stepped up his baiting only to get KTFO. I hope he has more in the next fight.

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    DeeJaySlyTee

    December 22, 2013 at 11:29 am

    Lesson learned. Silva will be ready on the 28th!

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