Chris Weidman will get his chance to end the reign of Anderson Silva when he faces the UFC middleweight champion at UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman in July. The bout will take place in Las Vegas.
Weidman, who will be competing for the first time since defeating Mark Munoz last year, pushed and pushed for a bout with “The Spider.”
On Twitter Friday, “The All-American” conducted a mini-Q&A session with fans, answering several questions – most of which had to do with Silva.
Here’s a brief rundown of what Weidman had to say:
- When asked if he would prefer a knockout or submission victory over Silva, Weidman said, “who knows. I would take either.”
- He stated that the weight cut is “not hard at all” with a full training camp.
- As for his first meal after the title fight, Weidman said, “something fast cause (I will) probably be late to (the) after party.”
- He added that he will be “looking for a finish” throughout the fight and will “mix it up” with Silva inside the Octagon.