Dana White: Chris Weidman Wants to Smash Anderson Silva in Brazil and Grant Rematch in NYC


Chris Weidman

Chris Weidman

While many might question the wisdom in Chris Weidman coming back from injury and stepping immediately into a fight with Anderson Silva, but UFC president Dana White says Weidman has no doubts.

“Not only does he want to come back and fight the best of all time,” said White in regards to Weidman. “He said, ‘I’ll smash this guy, I’ll fight him in Brazil and I’ll give him the rematch in Madison Square Garden.’”

Check out White’s comments about the probable Silva vs. Weidman fight…

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