Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman Results: 5 Reasons for a Rematch

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Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman Results: 5 Reasons for a Rematch
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On Saturday, July 6, 2013, Anderson Silva lost to Chris Weidman at UFC 162

We are now two days removed from the fight and the result still stands. It turns out Silva did indeed lose. It wasn't just a collective dream shared by the MMA community.

The fight between Weidman and Silva was an odd affair, Weidman hunting the champ, Silva confusing the match for a foray into Dancing With the Stars.

It sure would be nice to see the two of them go at it for a second time, only with both fighters attempting to engage, wouldn't it?

Well, as it happens, Dana White says that we will see it. 

Personally, I don't find an immediate rematch to be particularly viable. The nature of Weidman vs. Silva leaves me wondering if Silva would care to put more focus into a rematch, and if the result would be any different.

But if the former champion exhibits real dedication and concentration by winning a fight, and the new champion solidifies his spot by defending his title, Weidman vs. Silva II is a must.

Here are five reasons why.

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