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Spider-Weidman, More Booked for Flagship Summer Event

The UFC’s annual Fourth of July weekend fight will be held this year on July 6 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, with four bouts already booked for the tentpole event.In the main event, reigning middleweight champion Anderson The Spider Silva will defend his championship against Chris The All-American Weidman. Silva last defended his belt — via second-round TKO of Chael Sonnen — at the summer Vegas event in 2012.Highly-regarded Strikeforce middleweights Roger Gracie and Tim Kennedy will make their UFC debuts against one another at UFC 162; middleweights Tim The Barbarian Boetsch and top-ten ranked Mark The Filipino Wrecking Machine Munoz will also clash. Plus, two dangerous Brazilian light heavyweights will look to crack their way into the top ten rankings as Rafael Feijao Cavalcante will face Thiago Silva. More information on the card, including a main event and ticket information, will be announced in following weeks on UFC.com.

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