Anderson Silva is arguably the greatest mixed martial artist in the history of the sport. Considering organized cage fighting in its current form has only really been around for a couple decades or so that's not exactly the highest honor in combat sports.
That said, he's undoubtedly as special as they come.
Chris Weidman, meanwhile, while undefeated, has just nine professional bouts under his belt. That's total. For perspective, Silva has fought 16 times under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner alone. Yet, if we're to believe the pundits and both fighter's contemporaries, the challenger has the best chance of any before him of dethroning the champion when the two meet at tonight's (Sat., July 6, 2013) UFC 162: "Silva vs. Weidman" event at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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See you then!
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