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"I think Weidman takes Anderson down at will, I think he blows past Anderson?s guard, and I think he finishes him. Taking Anderson down isn?t a hard thing to do. Chris will get to Anderson?s head, hurt him with ground and pound, and submit Anderson within three rounds with a D?arce choke or similar. Weidman is a younger version of me - and a better version when it comes to aspects like top game. I took Anderson down repeatedly, and while I punched him all night, I don?t have the submissions Weidman has. Weidman is going to have the same success I had with a ground attack but then he?s going to choke Anderson." | (Credit: AP)

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Fighter predictions for Weidman vs. Silva at UFC 162

UFC fighters offer their thoughts on the UFC 162 main event between middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Long Island's Chris Weidman.

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