1746 Search Results for Chris weidman

Mar 26, 2017 12:03 pm

Chris Weidman is in incredible shape ahead of his UFC 210 bout with Mousasi

For a time, Chris Weidman looked like he was going to be come a truly dominant champion. First, he knocked out Anderson Silva to win the UFC middleweight title. Then, he defeated Silva again – albeit thanks to a freakish leg injury – erasing any doubt that he deserved his station atop the middleweight division....

Mar 22, 2017 2:20 pm

Chris Weidman discusses upcoming Gegard Mousasi fight

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is currently gearing up for his UFC 210 scrap with Gegard Mousasi in less than two weeks, where he will look to snap a 2-fight skid and move one step closer to potential reclaiming the UFC middleweight title. Ahead of his scrap with Mousasi, the former champ knows that...

Mar 22, 2017 6:38 am

Gegard Mousasi vows to dominate ‘cocky’ Chris Weidman at UFC 210

In a few short weeks, the UFC will touch down in Buffalo, New York with an interesting looking night of fights in UFC 210. In the main event, we’ll see Daniel Cormier attempt to defend the UFC light heavyweight title against an old foe in Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. In the co-main event, meanwhile, Dutch contender...

Mar 20, 2017 6:43 am

Chris Weidman details his involvement in another street fight

Not long ago, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman amused the MMA community with a story about a street fight that he and UFC light heavyweight Gian Villante got into back in the day. Apparently, this wasn’t the only street fight the former champ was involved in in his youth. On a recent episode of...


Mar 16, 2017 12:23 pm

Chris Weidman weighs-in on Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre

This year, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will step into the Octagon to fight former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre in a highly anticipated middleweight title fight. While there has been no official date set for the fight, UFC President Dana White has revealed that the two will fight sometime this year. Interestingly enough, White...

Mar 9, 2017 8:43 am

Chris Weidman reacts to Michael Bisping not fighting Yoel Romero

In 2016, Yoel Romero and Chris Weidman both looked to cement their place at the top of the UFC’s middleweight division as they stepped into the Octagon at UFC 205. With the fight tied at one round each, Romero scored a clutch 3rd round TKO, leaving the former champ on the canvas. Following the win,...

Feb 17, 2017 8:37 am

The time Gian Villante & Chris Weidman fought gangsters

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman may seem like a family man now, but just seven years ago Chris Weidman fought gangsters with fellow UFC fighter Gian Villante. Weidman recalled the situation to Champions.co: “I was maybe 2-0 as a pro, and Villante and I were at a club with some friends, when some major...

Jan 26, 2017 8:50 am

Chris Weidman promises “the old me” in Gegard Mousasi fight

This week, news surfaced that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman would be stepping into the Octagon at UFC 210 in April to fight streaking middleweight veteran Gegard Mousasi in a highly anticipated showdown that will see one man climb the middleweight rankings, while the other will be forced to take a step down in...

Jan 19, 2017 11:11 am

Chris Weidman vs. Gegard Mousasi official for UFC 210

After a brief back and forth verbal battle earlier this month, it has now been officially announced that Chris Weidman and Gegard Mousasi will throw down at UFC 210 on April 8th. BREAKING: @ChrisWeidmanUFC vs @Mousasi_MMA booked for #UFC210 in Buffalo ➡️ https://t.co/qvoA7lUmav pic.twitter.com/CMBxC9WQBr — UFC (@ufc) January 19, 2017 Weidman will be entering into...

Dec 21, 2016 7:09 am

Gegard Mousasi calls out Chris Weidman, Weidman responds

When Gegard Mousasi avenged his previous loss to Uriah Hall in November, he set his sights on the middleweight division’s top-5, where he hoped to find an opponent who could propel him the rest of the way to a title shot. Now, it appears as though his crosshairs have landed on Chris Weidman, who is...

Nov 29, 2016 9:22 am

Chris Weidman reflects on brutal loss to Yoel Romero

Earlier this month at UFC 205, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman returned to the Octagon for the first time in a year. The fight was Weidman’s first since his UFC 194 TKO loss to Luke Rockhold back in early December of 2015, which saw him lose the middleweight championship. When Weidman stepped into the...

Nov 22, 2016 5:52 am

Chris Weidman’s coach on Yoel Romero: He has “a lack of respect for the rules”

There is no denying the monstrous talent of Yoel Romero. The Cuban wrestler is one of the best middleweights in the world, and when he fights Michael Bisping for the belt in early 2017, he could would establish himself as the best outright. Unfortunately, Romero has developed a bit of a reputation for his tendency...

Nov 15, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | The brilliant fight IQ of Yoel Romero against Chris Weidman

Fight IQ: A breakdown of Yoel Romero​'s Flying Knee Setup vs C… Fight IQ: A breakdown of Yoel Romero UFC's Flying Knee Setup vs Chris Weidman. Posted by Yoel Romero UFC on Monday, November 14, 2016 Saturday night in New York, top ranked UFC middleweight Yoel Romero returned to the Octagon following his brief suspension...

Nov 14, 2016 7:01 pm

Michael Bisping sends Chris Weidman a message following UFC 205 loss to Yoel Romero

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman suffered a shocking third-round loss to surging contender Yoel Romero this past Saturday night at UFC 205 in New York. Weidman had a terrific opening round against the Cuban wrestling specialist but Yoel was able to turn the tide midway through round two. In the early seconds of round...

Nov 12, 2016 8:50 pm

MMA community reacts to Yoel Romero’s KO of Chris Weidman

On the main card of UFC 205, top ranked UFC middleweight Yoel Romero made his triumphant return to the Octagon following a suspension. While Romero appeared to have lost the first round, he appeared to have found his rhythm in the second as he began to utilize his elite level wrestling more and more. In...

Nov 12, 2016 8:18 pm

VIDEO | Yoel Romero KO’s Chris Weidman with a flying knee

Yoel Romero just shocked the crowd at Madison Square Garden by scoring a highlight reel third-round knockout victory over Chris Weidman. The Cuban sent Weidman crashing to the canvas after landing a brutal flying knee in the early second of the third-round and then followed up with some punches forcing the referee to step in....

Nov 12, 2016 8:11 pm

UFC 205 Results: Yoel Romero KO’s Chris Weidman

A key middleweight tilt between former champion Chris Weidman (13-2) and surging contender Yoel Romero (13-1) took place during tonight’s UFC 205 main card in New York. Round one begins and Weidman starts things off with a leg kick. He presses forward with a front kick and the lands another low kick. Romero fakes a...

Nov 11, 2016 9:42 am

EXCLUSIVE | Yoel Romero Apperciates Chris Weidman’s Skill, Forgives Him for USADA Comments

Tomorrow night, on the main card of UFC 205, streaking middleweight contender Yoel Romero will collide with former champion Chris Weidman in a bout that could well earn the winner a shot at reigning middleweight champion Michael Bisping. In advance of this pivotal showdown, Romero made an appearance on BJPenn.com’s Rapid Fire to speak with host Chris...

Nov 10, 2016 6:55 am

Chris Weidman says UFC 205 win guarantees him middleweight title shot

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is gearing up for his UFC 205 scrap with Yoel Romero this Saturday in New York, in a fight which many expected to determine the next UFC middleweight #1 contender. For Weidman, he will be looking to not only return to the win column after losing his middleweight championship...

Oct 30, 2016 12:52 pm

Chris Weidman on Michael Bisping: He’d Be an Underdog To All The Top 10 Guys

On November 12, on the main card of UFC 205, former middleweight champion Chris Weidman will fight for the first time since he surrendered the title to Luke Rockhold last December. He’ll be returning to action against the dangerous Yoel Romero, and if he’s impressive in this return, he might just earn himself another crack...

Oct 22, 2016 8:52 am

Chris Weidman: Michael Bisping would be “one of my easiest fights”

The war of words between UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, and former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman continued this weekend as Weidman proclaimed that ‘The Count’ would be one of his easiest fights throughout the course of his MMA career. Bisping recently stepped into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 205 for a...

Oct 18, 2016 12:53 pm

Chris Weidman to Appear Alongside Kevin James in CBS Sitcom

On November 12, on the main card of UFC 205, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will look to get back on track after losing his title to Luke Rockhold almost a year ago. His opportunity to do so will come against Cuba’s Yoel Romero, a former Olympian who has not lost a fight since...

Oct 18, 2016 10:27 am

Michael Bisping eyeing fight with Chris Weidman

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is fresh off his UFC 204 unanimous decision win over Dan Henderson earlier this month, and already has his sights set on another potential top contender. Following Bisping’s win over Henderson, he used his post-fight Octagon interview to take shots the top of the middleweight division, saying: “Forgive my language…all...

Oct 13, 2016 11:29 pm

EXCLUSIVE – Chris Weidman reveals why he thinks Alvarez beats McGregor

Before lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and featherweight champion Conor McGregor go to war in the main event of UFC 205, former middleweight champ Chris Weidman will look to get back on track against Yoel Romero. Weidman spoke exclusively with BJPENN.com Radio and gave his prediction for the highly-anticipated fight between Alvarez and McGregor for the...