Frankie Edgar predicts 'whole package' Chris Weidman will defeat Anderson Silva
We have a ton of MMA goodness to get to today, but before we rush into things, let's take a moment for a quick hitter.
Not too long ago UFC President Dana White declared that most fighters were predicting Chris Weidman to upset Anderson Silva. It's a preposterous statement, but lately it seems like he might be on to something, because wouldn't you know it, Frankie Edgar just jumped aboard the Weidman bandwagon.
"Gotta go with the East Coast boy Weidman. He's the whole package," Edgar wrote on a UFC.com fan chat when asked about UFC 162's main event. "Anderson has fought good wrestlers, but Chris has got great jiu-jitsu and a solid standup game as well."
In unrelated news, Silva apparently bailed on practice yesterday, visibly upset after accidently destroying a sparring partner with a high kick. Needless to say, Weidman has his work cut out for him.
Looks like Edgar just jumped on the bandwagon of prominent fighters picking Weidman, so Dana wasn't completely full of it apparently.