The stakes are higher than ever for Silva coming into UFC 168. The former middleweight champion, who most feel is the greatest fighter to ever grace the Octagon, was knocked out cold by Weidman when they collided in July after an ill-fated decision to drop his hands and showboat. If “The Spider” can avenge the defeat, it will further solidify his legend. If he falls again, there’s a good chance the 38-year old Silva will consider retirement.
The UFC will end November 2013 with a bang tonight thanks to the Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale. However, the card hardly compares to the lineups on tap for December with a particular emphasis on those for UFC on FOX 9 (12/14) and UFC 168 (12/28). The month also features the organization’s latest stop in Australia, UFC Fight Night 33 (12/6), meaning fans have yet another option to choose from when it comes to action in the coming weeks. Check out the fifteen best fights on the immediate horizon… (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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