Chris Weidman, the former undisputed middleweight champ, claims that his fight with Brazilian contender Bruno Silva at UFC Atlantic City could be his last bout in a storied mixed-martial arts career. This is after he returned from a devastating leg injury sustained in his comeback match against Brad Tavares, UFC 292 in August.
Weidman is scheduled to return to the Octagon in UFC Atlantic City, at the end March. He will be facing the previously mentioned Silva.
Snapping a two-year-plus sidelining back in August against Tavares in his second consecutive loss, Weidman had dropped a 17-second TKO loss to Uriah Hall in the pair’s rematch, suffering a gruesome compound fracture of his right tibia and fibula.
Chris Weidman contemplates retirement in advance of UFC Atlantic CIty
And ahead of his return on the East Coast in two months’ time, former undisputed middleweight kingpin, Weidman claimed that his incoming fight with Silva may come as his final in his storied mixed martial arts career.
“Honestly, I wasn’t sure,” Chris Weidman said of a comeback after his UFC 292 loss during a recent interview with Daniel Cormier. “I’m setting myself up for the…