Archive: Chris Weidman

Dec 26, 2013 3:51 pm

PHOTO | Silva And Weidman Staredown At Today’s Presser

This Saturday Anderson Silva gets his shot at redemption in the UFC 168 main event when he faces off with Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight title in Las Vegas. Today the two squared off for cameras at the official UFC 168 Press-Conference. Miss the presser? Watch the replay right here. Rousey and Tate Staredown is HERE....

Dec 26, 2013 3:43 pm

PHOTO | Rousey And Tate Staredown At Today’s Presser

Saturday’s UFC 168 co-main event features an intriguing grudge match between TUF 18 coaching opposites, Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate. Today the two female fighters squared off for cameras at the official UFC 168 Press-Conference. Miss the presser? Watch the replay right here. Other staredown photo’s from today press conference are HERE.

Dec 26, 2013 9:16 am

Anderson Silva: Dana White Is The George Bush of MMA

“I think that Dana could let me tryout in taekwondo for the 2016 Olympic Games and let me fight Roy, but if he let me do that, he would need to let other fighters do their things, so he would lose control. [Dana White] is a big dad, but we have our fights all the...

Dec 26, 2013 9:01 am

VIDEO | Countdown To UFC 168 (Full Replay)

Chris Weidman shocked the world when he knocked out then-champion Anderson Silva for the middleweight title at UFC 162. While Weidman attempts to validate his first win, Silva looks to regain the respect he had before losing the belt. Tate vs. Rousey: Browne vs. Barnett:

Dec 26, 2013 8:02 am

Quick Quote: Not Fighting Anderson Silva A Tragedy For Bisping

“He’s going to be like a Muhammad Ali. He’s going to be a legend, simple as that. To be competing alongside Anderson Silva for so long, and not get to fight him would be tragic.” TUF winner, Michael Bisping, is a long-time contender in the UFC’s middleweight division. More specifically, he’s been a long-time contender...

Dec 26, 2013 7:36 am

Belfort: ‘That Belt Belongs To Me’

“I don’t care who will win on Saturday, because whoever wins will already be preparing to lose. That belt belongs to me. I conquered my space. I wanted the opportunity to fight for the belt, and here I am. The one thing the fans wanted to see is me getting the title shot. Now I...

Dec 24, 2013 10:38 am

Tate says Rousey is “just a body in the way of my title”

By Evan Stoumbelis This Saturday Miesha ‘Cupcake’ Tate will finally get her chance to avenge her loss to Ronda Rousey. After coaching oppsite each other on season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter, Rousey and Tate will do battle this Saturday at the co-main event of UFC 168: Silva vs. Weidman. As fans saw over the...

Dec 24, 2013 9:48 am

Despite Promises UFC 168 PPV Price Jump May Be Here To Stay

Fans who purchase the UFC’s PPV events were less then thrilled when it was announced that UFC 168 would see a 5 dollar price jump. The normal prices for the events were $44.95 for SD and $54.95 for HD. UFC 168 will be available for $49.95 SD and $59.95 for HD. Is it shocking that...

Dec 24, 2013 9:47 am

Anderson Silva Made Major Changes To His Team For UFC 168 Rematch

Paula Sack sits down for an incisive one on one interview with former middleweight champ Anderson Silva as he prepares for his highly anticipated rematch at UFC 168. Catch the biggest event of the year: UFC 168: Weidman vs Silva 2, live on Pay-Per-View, Saturday, December 28, live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. “I...

Dec 24, 2013 9:22 am

VIDEO | Chris Weidman And Anderson Silva Watch Their First Fight

Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva recently sat down with Fightland to watch their first fight. The two discussed what they could have done differently in their first meeting, and analyzed their actions in their original fight. UFC 168 takes place Dec. 28 in Las Vegas, Nev., and features two rematches in the main and co-main...

Dec 24, 2013 9:17 am

Chris Weidman: ‘I don’t really care what Silva is going to do’

As the newly crowned UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman prepares to defend his title against the man he took it from he is constantly questioned. One of the biggest of these questions is how the champ feels about the first time he faced “The Spider” and what he plans to do to insure his victory...

Dec 24, 2013 9:02 am

Vitor Belfort Asks for Winner of Weidman vs Silva

  Just in case anyone doubted that Vitor Belfort was interested in the winner of this weekend’s fight between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman, he made it clear on twitter that he believes that he deserves the next title shot. “The Phenom” recently tweeted UFC president Dana White, saying “the fans and me are very...

Dec 24, 2013 8:55 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Flashback Episode One: Chris Weidman Vs. Anderson Silva 1

The debut episode of the UFC’s new show “Fight Flashback” premiered earlier this week, and in the first episode, it gives us an inside scoop on the first Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva bout, before they rematch this weekend at UFC 168. The video goes in-depth with dressing room footage, cage-side highlights, fighter commentary and...

Dec 23, 2013 11:41 am

Anderson Silva: UFC 162 Loss Was “A Bad Day at Work”

“Sometimes you have a good day working,” former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva explained, “sometimes you have a bad day working.  My last fight [at UFC 162] was my bad day.”   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA It has been one of the most highly anticipated rematches in mixed martial arts, and for plenty of reasons. ...

Dec 23, 2013 11:40 am

Jones Jr. Wins Weekend Bout, Wants Anderson Silva Next

Russian boxing promoter, Vladimir Hryunov, will be traveling to Las Vegas to meet with UFC President Dana White to discuss the potential for a super fight between Roy Jones Jr. and Anderson Silva.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Multi-divisional boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. defeated Zine Eddie Benmakhlouf this past weekend in Moscow, Russia to...

Dec 23, 2013 10:57 am

POLL RESULTS: Who Ya Got, Silva or Wiedman?

After a week of votes, it appears as if 74% of fight fans believe that Anderson Silva will get his vengeance this weekend against Chris Weidman to win back his UFC middleweight title. The two fighters face off this weekend in Las Vegas. After more than 5,000 votes in our latest poll here are the...

Dec 23, 2013 9:04 am

Ronda On Tate: ‘ She has a nice a$$, that’s how she got this fight’

“She really has to nitpick to try and find weaknesses in my game. I mean, she has to tell herself something. If you think about it, her best performance ever was against Marloes Coenen to win the Strikeforce belt. Then I beat her very decisively and then she had an embarrassing and bad performance against...

Dec 23, 2013 8:53 am

UFC 168’s Barnett on Browne: ‘It’s just another fight’

“It’s just another fight, man. The ring is still the same. It doesn’t matter if it’s just the two of us in the gym or if the world is watching. I’ve been doing this since I was a high school wrestler in Seattle and we’d get crowds for the meets. It’s nice people are interested...

Dec 23, 2013 8:45 am

Dana White: Everyone Wants Vitor To Get Silva/Weidman Winner

“On Saturday night, if Chris Weidman wins or Anderson Silva wins, the next massive, huge fight that everyone wants to see is Vitor Belfort. That’s what everybody wants to see. Vitor Belfort’s next. Or – I don’t know. You never know what happens here. Anything could happen, but there’s nothing but big fights for Vitor.”

Dec 23, 2013 8:39 am

Ronda Rousey Expects Nick Diaz To Return To Fighting

Video: Ronda Rousey ready for Tate at UFC 168 “Nick’s been fighting for a really really long time. I’ve only been fighting for three years, I mean, he’s been fighting I think for over a decade now. This sport puts a lot of miles on you very quickly. If he feels like he needs a...