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

UFC 168 staredown pics



UFC 168 is just days away, and the excitement building around the event is coming to it’s apex. In the main event of the evening, Middleweight champion, Chris Weidman, will look to defend his title against the man he took it from in July, Anderson Silva. In the co-main event, bitter rivals Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate, will battle for the Women’s Bantamweight championship of the world.

Today, at the UFC 168 pre-fight press conference, the fighters involved in the last three fights on the main card fielded questions from reporters. After the questions ceased, the fighters were squared up for staredowns and a photo-op, which you can view below:

Chris Weidman vs Anderson Silva

Ronda Rousey vs Miesha Tate

Josh Barnett vs Travis Browne

Also interesting to note; If you recall from their UFC 162 bout, at the pre-fight press conference, Anderson shared his belt with Weidman for a picture. Weidman wanted to return the favor, but Silva declined:

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