Jul 6, 2013; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Chris Weidman, blue shorts, defeated Anderson Silva (yellow shorts) in their Middleweight Chamionship Bout in the second round with a TKO at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman Set For UFC 168; Rousey vs. Tate as Co-Main


The rematch officially has a date. There was a lot of speculation about a potential rematch between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman after Weidman shocked the world and knocked out the middleweight champion. Weidman is now the undefeated champion at 185-pounds and his first title defense will be against the greatest of all time.

UFC president Dana White announced that the rematch would be held on December 28 at UFC 168. It was the date that had been rumored for the rematch since the first bout took place.

The co-main event for the event will be Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate for the women’s bantamweight title.

UFC 168 suddenly becomes the biggest fight card of the year for the UFC as the most anticipated rematch in the sport’s history takes place, with one of the biggest rising stars in the sport in the main event.

We are set up for an exciting UFC schedule to end the year, which will conclude with UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva II.

If you aren’t excited for the organization’s year-end show, you better check to see that you are still breathing.

Tags: Anderson SIlva Chris Weidman Miesha Tate Ronda Rousey UFC 168