The rematch between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight title will be held Dec. 28 at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas in the main event of UFC 168.
Dana White made the announcement live on ESPN’s SportsCenter at approximately 6:30 p.m. ET. He told Yahoo! Sports he closed the deal only an hour earlier, despite numerous reports out of Brazil all week that the deal was finished.