UFC middleweight contender Chris Weidman, spoke at the UFC on FUEL 4, post-event press conference and had this to say on a potential fight with Anderson Silva:
“Anderson Silva has been through 15 guys. All those 15 guys tried to take him down, hold him down, tried to submit him.
It’s not going to be easy. Chael Sonnen is that good, but he was able to get him down in every fight and put him in that position. I’m going to follow that blueprint.
I’ve got the length with Anderson Silva, so he’s not going to be able to play on the outside much with me. If he comes in, my takedowns are pretty good. I’ll take him down. I think, I really do believe, that I could submit him and finish him. I really think I can.”
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