‘UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman’ Main Card Set

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
May 3rd, 2013

UFC Middleweight Anderson Silva

The five fights airing live during the “UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman” pay-per-view broadcast has been finalized. 

Obviously, a middleweight title tilt between champion Anderson Silva (pictured) and Chris Weidman headline the July 6 festivities. However, nobody knew the featherweight scrap with Frankie Edgar and Charles Oliveira scored co-main event status until now.

Strikeforce transfers Roger Gracie and Tim Kennedy get the night’s third-to-top billing.

Critical 145-pound shootouts between Ricardo Lamas and “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung, as well as Cub Swanson vs. Dennis Siver round out the main card. A top contender for the division will likely emerge from the foursome.

MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada serves as host.

Here is the show’s current roster:

Preliminary Card:

(Facebook and FX)

Mike Pierce vs. David Mitchell

Seth Baczynski vs. Brian Melancon

Shane Del Rosario vs. Dave Herman

Edson Barboza vs. John Makdessi

Norman Parke vs. Kazuki Tokudome

Chris Leben vs. Andrew Craig

Mark Munoz vs. Tim Boetsch

Main Card:

(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)

Cub Swanson vs. Dennis Siver

Ricardo Lamas vs. “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung

Roger Gracie vs. Tim Kennedy

Frankie Edgar vs. Charles Oliveira

Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva (UFC middleweight champion)

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