Chris Weidman News

Nov 14, 2017 5:41 pm

Chris Weidman Not Confident Georges St-Pierre Defends the Middleweight Title

There is finally some movement going down in the middleweight division after being in a log jam. Robert Whittaker was able to capture an interim UFC middleweight title. After that, Georges St-Pierre swooped in out of nowhere and became the new champ after submitting Michael Bisping. Meanwhile, fighters like Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero are...

Sep 23, 2017 1:42 pm

PHOTO | Chris Weidman shows off massive scar from recent surgery

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Chris Weidman picked up his first win in over two years this past July. “The All-American” scored a third-round submission victory over surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC on FOX 25 on July 22 from Long Island. Weidman’s fourteenth career victory did not come without a...

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 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 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 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...

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 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 13, 2017 8:47 am

Joe Rogan weighs in on Mousasi-Weidman controversy

This past weekend at UFC 210, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman stepped into the Octagon with Gegard Mousasi in hopes of snapping a 2-fight skid that had seen him lose the UFC middleweight title to Luke Rockhold in 2015 before then being viciously knocked out by Yoel Romero in November. In the fight with...

Apr 11, 2017 5:49 pm

Michael Bisping blasts Chris Weidman for “Oscar Winning Performance” at UFC 210

Michael Bisping blasts Chris Weidman for “Oscar Winning Performance” at UFC 210 Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman suffered a controversial TKO loss to surging division Gegard Mousasi in the co-main event of this past weekend’s UFC 210 pay-per-view fight card in Buffalo, New York. Just over the midway point of the fights second-round, Gegard...

Apr 11, 2017 7:55 am

Michael Bisping trashes “little b*tch” Chris Weidman for UFC 210 fiasco

Last weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 210, Chris Weidman lost to Gegard Mousasi by second-round TKO. The circumstances of this TKO, however, were quite controversial. It began with Mousasi landing what appeared to be two illegal knees. From there, the action was stopped, as a swarm of confused officials and referees milled about...

Apr 10, 2017 5:44 pm

Herb Dean gives his expert opinion on the Gegard Mousasi vs. Chris Weidman stoppage

Herb Dean gives his expert opinion on the Gegard Mousasi vs. Chris Weidman stoppage Surging UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi scored a controversial second-round TKO victory over former division champion Chris Weidman at this past weekend’s UFC 210 event in Buffalo, New York. Mousasi caught Weidman with a pair of knees following the midway point...

Apr 10, 2017 6:23 am

Chris Weidman’s corner’s live reaction to controversial Gegard Mousasi stoppage

Over the weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 210, Chris Weidman experienced a controversial TKO loss to Gegard Mousasi. The controversy followed a Mousasi knee, which at first appeared to be illegal – forcing a confusing pause in the action – but was ultimately deemed legal, resulting in a Mousasi win. Part of the...

Apr 8, 2017 11:59 pm

VIDEO | Chris Weidman discusses his controversial loss to Gegard Mousasi

VIDEO | Chris Weidman discusses his controversial loss to Gegard Mousasi Surging UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi scored a controversial second-round TKO victory over former division champion Chris Weidman at last night’s UFC 210 event in Buffalo, New York. Mousasi caught Weidman with a pair of knees during the midway point of the second round...

Apr 8, 2017 9:00 pm

UFC 210 Results: Gegard Mousasi TKO’s Chris Weidman (Highlights)

UFC 210 Results: Chris Weidman vs. Gegard Mousasi A key middleweight scrap between former division champion Chris Weidman and surging contender Gegard Mousasi served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 210 fight card in Buffalo, New York. Round one begins and both men miss with jabs early. Mousasi lands an early right hand. He...