In a few days the UFC will be back from its three-week break. The fight card the promotion will offer fans of mixed martial arts will be headlined by one of the most eagerly anticipated bouts of the year, UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva versus top-ranked challenger Chris Weidman.
The four other fights on the main card will be divided between two featherweight contests and two middleweight scraps. While these four fights may not be for a UFC title, that doesn't mean the fights will be for small stakes. Each of the eight fighters competing in these bouts will be looking to improve their standing in their division.
What follows are some interesting stats and facts about the five main card fights at UFC 162. Feel free to use them to help make your picks for who the eventual winners will be, or to win some bar bets.
All stats via FightMetric.com