Silva: We have to respect Weidman

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Anderson Silva will undoubtedly be the favorite coming into his UFC 162 title defense against Chris Weidman, but that doesn’t mean the champion is taking the challenger lightly:

“We have to respect Weidman,” Silva told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) through an interpreter. “He’s won some fights, and he’s proven himself to be where he is. He’s 10 years younger, and he’s going to come in with a lot of cardio – a lot of power – and try to grapple, I’m sure. We’ve got to respect him. He’s won some fights.”

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