Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE
MMA superstar Georges St. Pierre believes there is going to be a new sheriff ruling the middleweight division come summertime as "Rush" has predicted Chris Weidman to dethrone Anderson Silva at UFC 162 on July 6, 2013.
"My friend Chris Weidman, when I see him in training, I believe he's going to beat Anderson Silva. I believe it's a bad matchup for Anderson Silva. It's very bad. Not only is he going to beat, I believe he's going to finish Anderson Silva. I believe it's not going to be too long, that fight. People will be shocked. Anderson Silva is smart because Chris Weidman, he come back from an injury, a long layoff, so it's the time to fight him right now. It's going to be the best time to fight Chris Weidman right now, so Chris needs to be sure he needs to get very well-prepared for this fight."
-- Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre tells Canadian news outlet Sportsnet that he is believes Chris Weidman is going to be the first man in UFC history to not just defeat middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva inside the Octagon when the two square off at UFC 162 on July 6, 2013, but finish him with strikes or a submission. The first four words of St. Pierre's analysis reveal his obvious bias towards his "friend" and occasional training partner; however, "Rush" seems just as confident in Weidman as the man himself, who recently said he believes he is "meant to win" against the longtime Brazilian champion.
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