UFC Quick Quote: Every fighter is picking Chris Weidman to defeat Anderson Silva at UFC 162

Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE

Dana White says that every fighter he has spoken to believes Chris Weidman is going to defeat Anderson Silva at UFC 162.

"All the pros, when you talk to all the fighters - every fighter out there that I've talked too that we've interviewed thinks Weidman is going to beat him [Silva]. Georges St. Pierre thinks he's going to win so much that he didn't even want to plan to fight Anderson."

-- Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White reveals to media members at a Thursday (June 13, 2013) scrum (watch it here) that every fighter he has asked feels Chris Weidman is finally the man to defeat Anderson Silva and is going to shock the world by taking the middleweight championship from "The Spider" at UFC 162 next month in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre has made his stance on the fight very clear, and according to White, many other besides "Rush" feel the same way and tip the scale in Weidman's favor.

For more news and notes on UFC 162: "Silva vs. Weidman," visit our complete event archive here.

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