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Sep 2, 2017 6:51 am

Chris Weidman Doubles Down on Light Heavyweight Move

In November, Georges St-Pierre and Michael Bisping will fight for the middleweight title at Madison Square Garden while others in the division wait. With two wins in Chris Weidman’s last five fights, combined with his division’s title picture, Weidman is looking for other options. Weidman mentioned last month that he was thinking about a move...

Aug 18, 2017 6:49 am

Chris Weidman Thinks We Still Have A lot More Mayweather vs. McGregor Coming

The former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is in a sort of limbo right now. He broke his losing streak by beating Kelvin Gastelum and you’d think he’d be on his way back towards that title, but his path isn’t that clear. He’s keeping his eye on a rematch with Luke Rockhold, but keeping a...

Aug 17, 2017 10:36 am

Chris Weidman is Contemplating Moving Up to Light Heavyweight

After suffering three straight losses to the top of the division’s heap, Chris Weidman finally secured a win over Kelvin Gastelum. The luck of the All-American may be looking up, but the outlook of the UFC’s middlweight division he calls home is still murky. Georges St-Pierre swooped down like some MMA super hero and cut...

Aug 10, 2017 10:00 am

VIDEO | Chris Weidman and Aljamain Sterling Rap Battling is What You Need Today

As much as MMA is always about bitter rivalries, with or without wolf tickets, it’s also about bromance. Think about all the iconic images this sport has given to us that celebrate the love between fighters: BJ Penn clutching onto Matt Hughes while riding on a motorcycle, Nick and Nate Diaz scowling in unison, Wanderlei...

Aug 7, 2017 7:01 am

Chris Weidman discusses viral punchface photo from Kelvin Gastelum fight

Last month, in the main event of the UFC’s debut in Long Island, New York, New York’s own Chris Weidman picked up an impressive submission win over surging middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum. While Weidman managed to secure the win, however, he did not escape the fight unscathed. In the first round, the former champ was...

Jul 26, 2017 8:33 am

Chris Weidman vows to slap Michael Bisping

This past weekend, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman picked up a much needed win as he defeated Kelvin Gastelum via submission to snap a 3-fight skid that saw ‘The All American’ go winless for two years. Following the win, Weidman called for a fight with middleweight champion Michael Bisping in his post-fight Octagon interview....

Jul 25, 2017 9:40 am

Chris Weidman reflects on win over Kelvin Gastelum in New York

This past weekend in New York, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman managed to snap a 3-fight losing streak as he picked up an impressive, and much needed, win over Kelvin Gastelum. The win was an impressive one for Weidman, who lost the middleweight title to Luke Rockhold at UFC 194, before then dropping two...

Jul 24, 2017 10:12 am

Michael Bisping to Chris Weidman: Put your f*cking Dad on a leash

Over the weekend, in the main event of UFC on Fox 25, former UFC middleweight champion scored a crucial submission win over surging contender Kelvin Gastelum, correcting a three-fight losing-streak in the process. Unsurprisingly, Weidman was tremendously excited with this win. His father, who is known to be one of his biggest fans, was also...

Jul 23, 2017 1:25 pm

Chris Weidman hits Michael Bisping with a low blow and the champ went off!

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman picked up a much needed win at last night’s UFC on FOX 25 event, submitting surging contender Kelvin Gastelum with an arm-triangle choke in the third-round of their main event fight. The victory snapped a three-fight losing skid for the “All American”, as Weidman had previously suffered knockout losses...

Jul 23, 2017 9:52 am

Kelvin Gastelum details how close he was to finishing Chris Weidman

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman snapped his three-fight losing skid last night in New York, defeating surging contender Kelvin Gastelum via third-round submission (arm triangle choke) in the main event of UFC on FOX 25. The 25-year-old, Gastelum, did have his moments in the fight including a first-round knockdown of the “All American” after...

Jul 23, 2017 6:49 am

Pros react to Chris Weidman’s submission victory over Kelvin Gastelum

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman scored his first win since May of 2015 at last night’s UFC on FOX 25 event. The “All American” submitted surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum via arm triangle choke in the third-round of their main event fight from Long Island, New York. The win snapped Weidman’s three fight losing...

Jul 22, 2017 7:59 pm

VIDEO | Chris Weidman calls out the champ, Michael Bisping responds

Chris Weidman picked up his first win since May of 2015 in the main event of tonight’s UFC on FOX 25 fight card from Long Island, submitting surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum in the third-round. The victory snapped Weidman’s three-fight losing skid, as “The All American” had previously suffered knockout losses to Luke Rockhold, Yoel...

Jul 22, 2017 7:26 pm

UFC on FOX 25 Results: Chris Weidman submits Kelvin Gastelum (Highlights)

A key middleweight scrap between former division champion Chris Weidman and surging contender Kelvin Gastelum served as the main event of tonight’s UFC on FOX 25 fight card from Long Island, New York. Round one begins and Weidman looks absolutely huge compared to Kelvin. Gastelum takes the center of the octagon. Weidman throws a high...

Jul 21, 2017 2:01 pm

VIDEO | Stipe Miocic clowns on Chris Weidman in the middle of an interview

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is set to headline the UFC on FOX 25 event against Kelvin Gastelum on Saturday. The event will be held at the Nassau Coliseum in Weidman’s hometown where he grew up in Long Island, New York. With the fight counting down and Weidman looking to end a three-fight losing...

Jul 19, 2017 11:26 am

Kelvin Gastelum plans to call for title fight with win over Chris Weidman

UFC middleweight Kelvin Gastelum has been on a tear recently. After dropping a split decision to Neil Magny at the TUF Latin America 2 Finale, Gastelum bounced back by picking up a unanimous decision win over Johny Hendricks at UFC 200. Following that, Gastelum returned to middleweight and picked up a 3rd round TKO win...

Jul 6, 2017 10:38 am

VIDEO | 4 Years ago today Chris Weidman defeats Anderson Silva

4 years ago today. I'll never forget seeing the eruption of joy from the US fans & the tears of sadness from the Brazilians inside the MGM. pic.twitter.com/Fbs5I9H10N — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) July 6, 2017 On this day in MMA history, Chris Weidman shocked the world as he knocked out Anderson Silva to claim the...

Jul 4, 2017 8:47 am

UFC was targeting Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva 3 in Brazil

Nearly four years after their first encounter in the Octagon at UFC 162 in 2013, The UFC was looking to cash in on the possibility of a Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva trilogy fight in Brazil. When the two met four years ago on July 6th, Wediman was an undefeated contender with a 9-0 professional...

Jul 4, 2017 5:58 am

Chris Weidman gives first-hand account of Cris Cyborg-Angela Magana incident

Perhaps the biggest story to emerge from this years UFC athletes retreat stemmed from a heated blowout between UFC featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino and UFC strawweight Angela Magana. This confrontation was sparked by some nasty comments Magana made about Cyborg online, and culminated with Cyborg blasting Magana with a punch. Since then, we’ve heard...

Jun 13, 2017 9:49 am

VIDEO | Chris Weidman and Gian Villante wrestling as Hulk Hogan & Ultimate Warrior

Me as Ultimate warrior and @gpvillante as Hulk Hogan #cjsbirthdayparty A post shared by Chris Weidman (@chrisweidmanufc) on Jun 10, 2017 at 8:29pm PDT A post shared by Chris Weidman (@chrisweidmanufc) on Jun 10, 2017 at 8:31pm PDT A post shared by Chris Weidman (@chrisweidmanufc) on Jun 10, 2017 at 8:32pm PDT A post shared...

May 22, 2017 8:03 am

Ray Borg plans to channel Chris Weidman when he fights Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson

Earlier this year, in the main event of the UFC’s recent trip to Kansas City, Missouri, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson defended his title for a whopping tenth-straight time. With this successful defense, which saw him submit BJJ blackbelt Wilson Reis, he tied Anderson Silva’s record for the most consecutive title defenses in...

May 17, 2017 10:10 am

Opening odds for UFC Long Island’s Chris Weidman vs. Kelvin Gastelum main event

On July 22, the UFC will make its anticipated debut in Long Island with UFC on Fox 25. Over the last few weeks, the UFC has announced several matchups for this card, including its main event. This main event will pit struggling former champion and New Yorker Chris Weidman against surging former welterweight Kelvin Gastelum...

May 12, 2017 2:41 pm

Chris Weidman vs. Kelvin Gastelum set for UFC on FOX 25

Chris Weidman vs. Kelvin Gastelum set for UFC on FOX 25 A key middleweight scrap between former division title holder Chris Weidman and streaking contender Kelvin Gastelum will headline UFC on FOX 25 which takes place July 22 on Long Island, New York. UFC officials just confirmed the bout at today’s UFC Summer Kickoff Press...

May 4, 2017 1:06 pm

VIDEO | Chris Weidman channels Paige VanZant, releases sexy Reebok promo

Sometimes you just gotta let out your inner sexy…I got your back @paigevanzantufc @reebok pic.twitter.com/gnH0lZI56l — Chris Weidman (@ChrisWeidmanUFC) May 4, 2017 Earlier this month, fan favorite UFC strawweight Paige VanZant found herself under fire after she shared a rather provocative, self-made Reebok promo video to her official Snapchat account. The backlash she received was...

Apr 27, 2017 10:32 pm

‘Big’ John McCarthy breaks down Chris Weidman – Gegard Mousasi controversy

Recently, at UFC 210, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman stepped into the Octagon with Gegard Mousasi in hopes of snapping a 2-fight skid and returning to the win column. After going undefeated throughout his professional career, which included winning the UFC middleweight title, Weidman dropped back to back losses to Luke Rockhold and Yoel...

Apr 25, 2017 6:53 am

Chris Weidman felt he was dominating Mousasi at UFC 210, targets rematch

It’s now been several weeks since Chris Weidman’s controversial TKO loss to Gegard Mousasi, which marked his third-straight strike-induced loss in a row.  The controversy of this loss surrounded a strange choice by the referee, who first paused the action on the assumption that Mousasi landed an illegal knee, then called the fight when he...

Apr 18, 2017 7:06 pm

Joe Lauzon explains how Chris Weidman “took one for the team” at UFC 210

UFC 210 was steeped in controversy, as Pearl Gonzales was very nearly forced out of her fight with Cynthia Calvillo for having breast implants, and Daniel Cormier appeared to push down on his towel to make weight for his light heavyweight title fight with Anthony  “Rumble” Johnson. Of all the controversies attached to this card,...

Apr 12, 2017 1:45 pm

Anderson Silva weighs-in on controversial Chris Weidman stoppage

This past weekend at UFC 210, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman stepped into the Octagon to fight Gegard Mousasi in a highly anticipated middleweight showdown. Going into the fight, Weidman stepped into the Octagon on a 2-fight skid that saw him most recently drop a 3rd round TKO to Yoel Romero after dropping a...