Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva "badly wants a rematch" following a second-round knockout loss to Chris Weidman in the main event of UFC 162, which took place on July 6, 2013 from the MGM Grand Graden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
"100-percent," Weidman told ESPN MMA Live Extra. "Rematch is my next fight. They're saying December, the New Year's show, or possibly February, for Super Bowl Weekend."
Silva lost his 185-pound belt in shocking fashion after getting clipped with a left hook in round two that turned his lights out (see it again here). No question the new champion would love the opportunity to silence the critics who may attribute his upset win to the Brazilian's antics, rather than Weidman's skill.
When and where their second dance takes place all depends on how soon "The Spider" is willing to leave his web.
For more UFC 162 results, recaps, videos, reactions and other post-fight fallout, check out our "Silva vs. Weidman" wrap-up and link dump by clicking here.