Dana White back in the news with stirring duel between the champions Anderson Silva and Jon Jones
The middle weight champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship Anderson Silva will defend the title against challenger Chris Weidman at UFC 162. Favorite to keep the belt 84kg, the fighter's X-Gym must do the most anticipated showdown against the current light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, according to Dana White, to pass by All-American.
"Silva has been in a fight on the 6th of July, he will fight Chris Weidman. Many people consider this fight a very serious threat to his record, the title and all that, but if it passes this test with Weidman, we can see this super-fight with Jones this year "- told CBS Atlanta.
The president did not go into detail about the weight that fighters will face. The Brazilian category has risen three times since it began operations in UFC and knocked out James Irvin, Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar, most recently to save the card for UFC 153, which weakened with the departures of Jose Aldo and Quinton Jackson by injury .
It is not today that the fight is speculated. Johnny Bones was considering not confrontation and even declared that I would have the Spider as a mentor in his career, but in recent months, the young star admitted he could face it. Anderson, in turn, agreed to combating say employee organization.