Dana White names four potential locations for Silva vs. Weidman rematch

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Dana White said that the Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva middleweight title rematch would be in one of four locations - Cowboys Stadium, New Jersey, Las Vegas or Brazil, according to MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani.

White is currently in Los Angeles trying to put the match together. White denied to MMAFighting.com a report stemming from an interview Silva did with the Brazilian version of GQ Magazine where he said he could confirm the rematch for Dec. 28.

The Dec. 28 date is the final UFC pay-per-view show of the year set for Las Vegas. The company had announced Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate for the women's bantamweight title as the main event for that show. Silva's camp has also denied the story of that date being confirmed.

White did list Las Vegas, which is booked for Dec. 28, as one of the possible locations for the match. He also mentioned New Jersey, which is booked on Feb. 1 for a pay-per-view date, as another location. Weidman was on ESPN broadcasts on Thursday and mentioned December or February as the potential date, but said that the match would happen.

White also talked about Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, as he had done in a New York Post interview earlier this week, as a possible location, as well as holding the show in Brazil.

Jerry Jones has been pushing for a UFC event at the stadium, but White had said that he didn't want to do it until the right fight came along.

White wouldn't list any of the places are the front runner because it depended on the timing of when both sides would agree to fight, and he wouldn't speculate on what the timing would be until he's talked to both sides.

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