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Weidman says he got UFC 162 title fight with Silva only because Evans lost

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Had Rashad Evans beaten Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC 156 this past February, it appears that he would have been making a division change and going after Anderson Silva. Instead, it's Chris Weidman.

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Post #1   4/27/13 11:46:10AM   

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All of a sudden I was in New York and Lorenzo was like, Anderson Silva is going to beat your ass on July 6th.

Post #2   4/27/13 12:42:41PM   

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he is just now realizing this...

Post #3   4/27/13 1:06:47PM   

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Good. All this BS with instant title shots for fighters new to a division is ruining the legitimacy of championship bouts.

And Weidman is a better fighter, anyway.

Post #4   4/27/13 1:28:29PM   

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at least Silva ain't ducking him anymore. whatever happens, i hope anderson doesn't murder him too badly.

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Post #5   4/27/13 1:41:10PM   

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it wasnt a secret that if evans won he was gonna get a title shot
evans sells more ppv buys than chris

Post #6   4/27/13 2:17:34PM   

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They sure are determined to screw rightful challengers in the name of money. They need to plan for the future a little bit.

Post #7   4/27/13 4:03:50PM