Anderson Silva believes Chris Weidman possesses good jiu-jitsu and great wrestling, but his stand-up game is lacking. That hole is what the middleweight champion will use to stop the challenger.
“Every fighter commits mistakes,” said Silva. “I just have to look for the right opportunity to capitalize on his mistakes. Everyone has their strong points.”
Silva admitted that his wrestling still needs work though he’s been training for a longtime.
Weidman enters the Octagon undefeated with nine wins in his career. Nobody has stopped Silva in his 16 UFC fights, with 14 of those not needing the judges.
They headline UFC 162 on July 6. It comes from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. Stay with FightLine for all the news leading to the show.