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UFC 162 To Take Place From MGM Grand Garden Arena In Las Vegas

Anderson Silva’s next title defense will come in a familiar place, as “The Spider” will meet Chris Weidman in the main event of UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. UFC officials confirmed the site.

Silva (33-4) and Weidman (9-0) will be joined by previously announced bouts between Mark Munoz and Tim Boetsch, Tim Kennedy and Roger Gracie, and Thiago Silva and Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante.

MGM Grand has been the host of the past four July 4th weekend events, including UFC 100 back in 2009.