Under cries of ‘champion has come,’ Weidman motivated for UFC 162 title fight

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Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman prepare for their UFC 162 title fight. Photo via UFC Facebook.

LAS VEGAS – The UFC held their pre-fight press conference on Thursday, and all main card athletes were in attendance.

UFC fans followed the session of questions and answers, and the result was the clustering of a crowd, composed of many Brazilians, who insisted on applauding and encouraging their idols.

Chris Weidman took the opportunity to once again say that feels comfortable in not being considered the favorite in the middleweight title fight, but almost couldn’t hear the question because excited fans  the name “Silva.”

“This motivates me. I’m excited to prove people wrong,” said Weidman.

Silva, as always, preferred to use a more respectful approach, said he doesn’t care about the heated stakes between him and his opponent, nor the opinion of other fighters, who believe Weidman will win.

“This fight is to me one more day in the office” Silva said. “Weidman has his fans, I have mine. On the other fighters, I believe that it is normal for everyone to have their opinion. What they say does not motivate me more or less. For me, the important thing is to keep the respect.”

After answering to journalists, athletes posed for the famous seen, and the sound of the “champion has come,” Anderson gave a show of humility by allowing his opponent to also hold the belt.

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