UFC 162

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UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman
Silva vs. Weidman poster.jpg
The poster for UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman.
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateJuly 6, 2013
VenueMGM Grand Garden Arena
CityLas Vegas, Nevada
Total gate$4.826 million[1]
Event chronology
UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Moraga

UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman was a mixed martial arts event on July 6, 2013, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.[3]


The main event was a UFC Middleweight Championship bout between long time title holder Anderson Silva and undefeated top contender Chris Weidman.[4]

Also, co-featured on the card was expected to be a bout between top featherweight contenders Ricardo Lamas and Chan Sung Jung; however on June 14, it was announced that Jung had been pulled from the Lamas bout and would replace an injured Anthony Pettis to face José Aldo on August 3, 2013 at UFC 163.[5] As a result, Lamas was pulled from the event.[6]

A bout between Thiago Silva and Rafael Cavalcante, briefly linked to this event, was moved to UFC on Fuel TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum.[7]

John Makdessi was expected to face Edson Barboza at the event; however, Makdessi, pulled out of the bout citing an injury and was replaced by Rafaello Oliveira.[8]

Shane del Rosario was originally scheduled to face Dave Herman at the event; however, del Rosario was forced off the card due to injury and replaced by Gabriel Gonzaga.[9]


Main card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Middleweight Chris Weidman def. Anderson Silva (c) KO (punches) 2 1:18 [a]
Featherweight Frankie Edgar def. Charles Oliveira Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00
Middleweight Tim Kennedy def. Roger Gracie Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Mark Muñoz def. Tim Boetsch Decision (unanimous) (30–26, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Featherweight Cub Swanson def. Dennis Siver TKO (punches) 3 2:24
Preliminary card (FX)
Middleweight Andrew Craig def. Chris Leben Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 30–27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Norman Parke def. Kazuki Tokudome Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Heavyweight Gabriel Gonzaga def. Dave Herman TKO (punches) 1 0:17 [b]
Lightweight Edson Barboza def. Rafaello Oliveira TKO (leg kicks) 2 1:44
Preliminary card (Facebook)
Welterweight Brian Melancon def. Seth Baczynski KO (punches) 1 4:59
Welterweight Mike Pierce def. David Mitchell TKO (punches) 2 2:55
  1. ^ For the UFC Middleweight Championship.
  2. ^ This bout aired on the broadcast following the Weidman vs Silva bout.


Bonus awards[edit]

The following fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses.[11]

  • Fight of The Night: Frankie Edgar vs. Charles Oliveira and Cub Swanson vs. Dennis Siver
  • Knockout of The Night: Chris Weidman
  • Submission of the Night: None awarded as no matches ended by submission

Reported payout[edit]

The following is the reported payout to the fighters as reported to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. It does not include sponsor money and also does not include the UFC's traditional "fight night" bonuses.[12]

  • Chris Weidman: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus) def. Anderson Silva: $600,000
  • Frankie Edgar: $240,000 (includes $120,000 win bonus) def. Charles Oliveira: $21,000
  • Tim Kennedy: $90,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus) def. Roger Gracie: $50,000
  • Mark Muñoz: $84,000 (includes $42,000 win bonus) def. Tim Boetsch: $37,000
  • Cub Swanson: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus) def. Dennis Siver: $33,000
  • Andrew Craig: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Chris Leben: $51,000
  • Norman Parke: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus) def. Kazuki Tokudome: $8,000
  • Gabriel Gonzaga: $58,000 (includes $29,000 win bonus) def. Dave Herman: $23,000
  • Edson Barboza: $46,000 (includes $23,000 win bonus) def. Rafaello Oliveira: $14,000
  • Brian Melancon: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Seth Baczynski: $16,000
  • Mike Pierce: $56,000 (includes $28,000 win bonus) def. David Mitchell: $10,000

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Staff (2012-07-25). "UFC 162 officially draws 12,964 attendance for $4.826 million live gate". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-07-25.
  2. ^ "Pay Per View". MMAPayout.com. 2013-07-25. Retrieved 2013-07-25.
  3. ^ "UFC 162: Fight Card". Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Retrieved June 29, 2013.
  4. ^ Brian Hemminger (2013-03-06). "Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman official for UFC 162 headliner on July 6 in Las Vegas". MMAmania.com. Retrieved 2013-03-06.
  5. ^ Nate Wilcox (2013-06-14). "Anthony Pettis out of UFC 163 with injury, Chan Sung Jung to face Jose Aldo". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved 2013-06-14.
  6. ^ Matt Erickson (2013-06-18). "Ricardo Lamas off UFC 162, Tim Boetsch-Mark Munoz promoted to main card". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-06-18.
  7. ^ Mookie Alexander (2013-03-10). "Thiago Silva vs. Rafael Cavalcante moved to UFC on Fuel TV 10". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved 2013-03-10.
  8. ^ Ariel Helwani (2013-05-30). "Edson Barboza faces Rafaello Oliveira at UFC 162 following John Makdessi injury". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2013-05-30.
  9. ^ "Shane del Rosario forced out at UFC 162, Dave Herman now meets Gabriel Gonzaga". mmajunkie.com. 2013-05-31. Retrieved 2013-06-01.
  10. ^ "UFC® 162: Silva vs. Weidman". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2013-03-29.
  11. ^ Staff (2013-07-07). "UFC 162 bonuses: Weidman, Swanson, Siver, Edgar, Oliveira earn $50,000". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-07-07.
  12. ^ Staff (2013-07-08). "UFC 162 salaries: Chris Weidman gets $48K, ex-champ Anderson Silva paid $600K". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-07-08.

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