UFC 162 upcoming event
The UFC 162 is taking place on July 6th in the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event or fight will be the one between UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva against Chris Weidman. The event is going to have some other fights between UFC popular fighters from different weights, the night promises to be a very entertained night with the best fights and contenders.
Some of the fights were cancelled and other ones moved or replaced due to some injuries on the fighters. Another fight that was supposed to be taken place that same night and was expected by many was the featherweight championship fight between Ricardo Lamas and Chan Sung Jung, but the UFC decided to give that fight to Chan Sung Jung against Jose Aldo at the UFC 163. They tried to keep Lamas in the UFC 162 but were not able to find a suitable opponent.
As a result of the removal of the Lamas fight, the UFC 162 will host now 11 fights and the fight between Mark Munoz and Tim Boetsch has been moved up to a pay per view fight.
Fighter Shane del Rosario was also schedule to fight against Dave Herman, but del Rosario was forced to pull out the event due to an injury and was replaced by Gabriel Gonzaga that will face Herman now.
Rafaello Olivera will also be a replacement on the UFC 162; he will replace injured John Makdessi and will face Edson Barboza. Olivera has not competed since July last year when he had a losing streak of two fights. On the other side Barboza is coming from a four straight victories streak and is four years younger than Olivera.
Main event will come between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman. Silva is the actual UFC Middleweight Champion and Weidman who is coming unbeaten and ready to take the Middleweight championship from Anderson who holds it since 2006.
This will be the complete fighting card for the UFC 162, find your favorite contender and be on the UFC 162:
- Anderson Silva vs Chris Weidman
- Tim Boetsch vs Mark Munoz
- Roger Gracie vs Tim Kennedy
- Andrew Craig vs Chris Leben
- Seth Baczynski vs Brian Melancon
- Frankie Edgar vs Charles Oliveira
- Dennis Siver vs Cub Swanson
- David Mitchell vs Mike Pierce
- Norman Parke vs Kazuki Tokudome
- Edson Barboza vs Rafaello Oliveira
- Gabriel Gonzaga vs Dave Herman
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