UFC 162 Silva vs. Weidman Weigh-in Results: All Fighters Hit the Mark

July 5, 2013
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Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman UFC 162 staredown Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman UFC 162 staredownThe 22 fighters competing on the UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman fight card stepped on the scales at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Friday to weigh-in.

The main event features UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva putting his belt on the line against undefeated challenger Chris Weidman.

Weidman stepped on the scale hitting the 185-pound limit for a middleweight championship fight dead Anderson Silva UFC 162 on. Silva, setting his belt aside for the moment, tipped the scale at 184 pounds.

“He’s the man, but this is my time to shine,” said Weidman after weighing in. “Tomorrow night, history is being made. Love it or hate it, underdog is on top.”

Silva – although up in Weidman’s face and not backing down when they faced off – was much less boisterous in his comments.

“All the fighters that fight in the UFC is the best. This is the best event in the world. All the fighters that fight Chris Weidman UFC 162tomorrow is the best in the world, not me,” said the man widely regarded as the top fighter on the planet. “Chris has the chance for the belt tomorrow. I go to fight for my defense, that’s it.”

In the night’s co-main event, former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar fights in his first non-title fight in more than three years when he steps in the Octagon with Charles Oliveira.

Oliveira weighed in at 144, while Edgar had to drop his fight shorts to make the 146-pound allowance for their featherweight fight. Both looked ready to go as they went nose-to-nose in their pose for photographers after stepping off the scale.

UFC 162 takes place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday.

UFC 162 Silva vs. Weidman Weigh-in Results

Main Card (on Pay-Per-View):
-Anderson Silva (184) vs. Chris Weidman (185)
-Frankie Edgar (146) vs. Charles Oliveira (144)
-Tim Kennedy (186) vs. Roger Gracie (186)
-Mark Munoz (185) vs. Tim Boetsch (186)
-Cub Swanson (144) vs. Dennis Siver (145)

Preliminary Card (on FX):
-Chris Leben (186) vs. Andrew Craig (186)
-Norman Parke (156) vs. Kazuki Tokudome (155)
-Gabriel Gonzaga (262) vs. Dave Herman (242)
-Edson Barboza (155) vs. Rafaello Oliveira (155)

Preliminary Card (on Facebook):
-Seth Baczynski (170) vs. Brian Melancon (170)
-Mike Pierce (171) vs. David Mitchell (171)

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  • This card is just stacked. Any guy on the main card who losses is in for a major set back in their division and every guy who wins has everything good coming to them in their next fight.

    • John Bunch

      I can’t help but think we saw the real Weidman when he and Silva approached each other and Chris put his hand out immediately to shake. Whether he decided on his own or was encouraged to talk all that smack pre-fight, that one moment seemed more genuine to me than all the bs…which he took WAY too far imo. I know some people will say he looked afraid…I thought he looked a little embarrassed personally. I could be wrong…just ready to see this fight.

      • tyrone

        Silva looked afraid

        • dgs

          Sure he did! Because we all know in the 37 fights Anderson’s been in, he’s never faced a good wrestler with decent submission and standup, never!

          As a matter of fact, you would think from all the fools chiming in on this fight, that all Anderson has fought is bums, and tomorrow night is going to be his first “real” test. What short term memories people have when it comes to this sport.

          That’s okay, when Anderson is still holding the belt tomorrow night, maybe, just maybe then all the jealous fools who would like to see him lose, will realize he is the greatest to participate in the sport, ever.

          • AXE MURDERER

            I have to agree, Spider is the GOAT right now! And think of this. He could go on & beat Chris Sat. & beat GSP, Bones, & hell throw in the next big thing as well, lets say Souza or Philippou? And he wins them all over the next few years! Then what? Could happen Jus saying…

            Chris time might come someday? But not after the long lay off / injury etc. Not this time…

            So enjoy the greatness that is Anderson Silva now. Because you will realize one day when he hangs em up what you witnessed comes only once in a lifetime!

          • tyrone

            Munoz was next in line for title shot until weidman manhandled him so methodically that anderson ran for over a year from weidman ignoring fact that weidman was clearly number one contender.silva was forced into this fight to save face cause of all the excuses he came up with not to fight weidman.
            Silva and munoz used to train together and munoz dominated the sparring sessions so much so that he started calling out silva.silva feigned disbelief stating “we are friends “,when in reality he was ducking munoz.then he sees the utter destruction of munoz by weidman and basically acted like a diva, thinking hes above rankings and shouldn’t have to fight his mandatory. He folded to public pressure and will fight and lose to the “exterminator “weidman tonight. Weidman wins this by ko via gnp.

          • silvas daddy

            Agree! Did you notice during munoz fight that weidman was actually smiling during fight, so relaxed and he was facing the number one at that time.

          • dgs

            All of that sounds like a bunch of horsesh!t. I don’t care who gets the better of who in training, all that matters is what happens in a fight.

            The reason Silva “ducked” Chris is because he’s a nobody, who’s beaten nobody’s with the exception of Munoz and Maia. Why would Silva be eager to fight a nobody fighter with nine wins under his belt against mostly nobody’s? I know if I were Silva, I would want to see that kid beat a couple of ranked opponents before he got in the ring with me.

            You should have to prove beyond a doubt you are the best in the world, with the exception of the champion before you get a fight with him. Weidman has done none of that, and his true skill level will be revealed tonight. He will realize how outclassed he is when he’s not fighting nobody’s, and I will laugh at the fools who thought he was the “one” to beat Silva, or that he even deserved to be in the octagon with him.

      • If Silva gets in a real battle I hope it’s with a great thai boxer. If Silva beats Weidman we can put an end to this so called weakness of his in the wrestling game. Then I really want to know who’s next for him.

        • dgs

          I’m thinking when Silva wins tomorrow night, it will either be a GSP/Jon Jones super fight, or now a super fight with Roy Jones.

          I also know Belfort is asking for a rematch, and Bisping has always thought he stands a chance against Silva So outside of super fights, I believe those two might be next. Bisping will get KO’d in under two rounds, but I believe Belfort will do better than he did last time.

          • I’m only interested in Jacare Souza and Tim Kennedy facing the spider. Bisping I love, big fan of his, but he has to work his way back in title talks in fashion just like Vitor has done. Vitor deserves a shot or maybe one more fight to really establish himself. If Silva wins Dana will for sure be on him about fighting Jon Jones. Roy Jones is an awesome boxer and all but Silva is a whole different fighter all together. I’d rather see Silva fight a thai boxer in a superfight.

  • PhranktheTank

    I don’t think anyone argues that Weidman is a better fighter than Silva. Silva is obviously the superior fighter, the intrigue of this match is that the one thing Anderson silva isn’t amazing at is the one thing weidman is amazing at. Silva could knock weidman out 10 seconds into the 1st rd and no-one would be surprised, but if weidman gets him down, it could be very interesting.