UFC 162 Fight Card: Three Fights You Don't Want to Miss

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UFC 162 Fight Card: Three Fights You Don't Want to Miss
Official UFC 162 Poster (Courtesy of UFC Twitter Account)

Within the last week, promotion for UFC 162 has surged full steam ahead, with all emphasis placed on the climactic main event between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman.

Yes, Silva is defending his belt for the 11th time. Yes, Weidman fits the bill as a possible archetype to finally defeat the middleweight titan. Yes, that possibility is a bit higher than Silva's perfect UFC record might lead one to presume.

But you should trust me when I say that July 6 has far more in store than just Weidman's attempt to end Silva's unbeaten streak.

There are plenty of edge-of-your-seat fights dispersed neatly throughout Saturday night's fight card. UFC matchmaker extraordinaire, Joe Silva, has made a concerted effort to gradually build the energy inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena until it eventually culminates in the co-main and main events.

Let's put aside, if only for a moment, Weidman's chances at accomplishing the near impossible. Let's also presume that Edgar won't fail to deliver another fast-paced boxing clinic.

Here are the three fights to look out for before either "The Spider" or "The Answer" step inside the Octagon.

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