Do Over: Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman Rematch Set for December 28

The rematch between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight title will be held Dec. 28 at MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas as the main event of UFC 168. Dana White made the announcement live on ESPN’s Sports Center just moments after the deal closed.

Chris Weidman knocked, Silva, the greatest mixed martial artist in the history of the sport, out cold in 2012. Weidman caught Silva with a hard left hook straight to the chin during one of Silva’s infamous cocky moments in the octagon.

The day after the fight at the post-fight news conference, Weidman said that he wanted the rematch. He referred to the rematch as “a done deal.”

Watch the blow that knocked Silva out cold in the video above.

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