3 Reasons Anderson Silva Should Fear Chris Weidman

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3 Reasons Anderson Silva Should Fear Chris Weidman
Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

In each of his record 10 consecutive UFC middleweight title defenses, Anderson Silva has enjoyed the oddsmakers blessings as the favorite to retain his strap.

Although nothing will change in that regard when Silva locks horns with unbeaten middleweight young gun Chris Weidman at UFC 162 in July, "The Spider," a 3.05-to-1 favorite (-305), according to Bovada.com, remains cognizant that he's facing one of the biggest challenges of his illustrious career.

Strong, fast, young and extremely talented, the 28-year-old Weidman has all the ingredients to end the longest reign in UFC history.

Here are three reasons the soon-to-be 38-year-old Silva should fear "The All-American".

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