There are exactly 11 days remaining until the curtain is drawn on the most anticipated rematch in mixed martial arts history. Since there will be no three-part “Primetime” series to promote UFC 168, the organization has released an extended video preview to help fill in the gap.
Trust me, it’s much better than the beyond annoying “You and me. Me and you” promo they have been constantly airing the past few weekends on Fox Sports 1.
Former middleweight king Anderson Silva seeks to reclaim his crown against Chris Weidman (pictured) December 28 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Weidman shocked the world by putting Silva to sleep in their July encounter.
That won’t be the only rematch going down New Year’s Eve weekend. UFC bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey looks to post her second victory over bitter rival Miesha Tate in the card’s co-featured attraction.
Please click the media player below to watch the promo:
Here is UFC 168’s official agenda:
(5thRound.com 7PM ET/4PM PT)
Estevan Payan vs. Robert Peralta
William Macario vs. Bobby Voelker
(Fox Sports 1 8PM ET/5PM PT)
Siyar Bahadruzada vs. John Howard
Manny Gamburyan vs. Dennis Siver
Gleison Tibau vs. Michael Johnson
Uriah Hall vs. Chris Leben
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7/PM PT)
Dustin Poirier vs. Diego Brandao
Jim Miller vs. Fabricio Camoes
Josh Barnett vs. Travis Browne
Miesha Tate vs. Ronda Rousey (UFC bantamweight champion)
Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman (UFC middleweight champion)