Archive: Chris Weidman

Oct 24, 2014 1:23 pm

QUICK TWITT: Weidman Reacts To Belfort’s Lack Of Testing

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman isn’t thrilled to hear that his opponent Vitor Belfort hasn’t been tested once since his hearing with the NSAC on July 27th. He took to Twitter to express his frustration. wow!Thought he's been getting tested countless times. Hasn't been tested once since fight announcement 3 months ago!? — Chris...

Oct 24, 2014 12:32 pm

Vitor Belfort Hasn’t Been Tested By Nevada Since Last Hearing

Despite the ramped up drug testing in the last few months, it turns out Vitor Belfort hasn’t been drug tested by the NSAC since his hearing in July, where the commission agreed to license Belfort to fight Chris Weidman. The failed drug test earlier this summer was the second Belfort’s career, leaving many to wonder...

Oct 24, 2014 10:11 am

Weidman vs. Belfort Being Targeted For UFC 184 in Los Angeles

A middleweight title fight between current champion Chris Weidman and number one contender Vitor Belfort is being targeted to headline February’s UFC 184 event in Los Angeles. UFC officials announced the potential bout yesterday. Weidman and Belfort were supposed to headline December’s UFC 181 event in Las Vegas, but the champ suffered a broken hand...

Oct 23, 2014 1:04 pm

Nevada Won’t Be Testing Vitor Belfort Ahead Of Weidman Bout

The Nevada State Athletic Commission will not be putting Vitor Belfort under their random drug testing protocol ahead of his upcoming bout against Chris Weidman. While “The Phenom” was originally expected to have the microscope on him, an injury to Chris Weidman has forced the duo out of Nevada’s reach. Ariel Helwani reported: (Via

Oct 16, 2014 1:42 pm

UFC champ Chris Weidman helps 92-year-old neighbor in trouble

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman recently helped out his 92-year-old neighbor in a big way. Weidman was on his way to pick up a training partner from LaGuardia Airport on a rainy Thursday morning when he heard what sounded like “an animal dying.” Chris saw a figure two houses down and assumed he was watching...

Oct 15, 2014 5:13 am

Chris Weidman Curls Ariel Helwani?

Loading @gpvillante getting up close and personal this morning 😉 @arielhelwani View on Instagram UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman seems to have found a new workout buddy. Hit play and see for yourself. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 13, 2014 9:00 pm

PHOTO | Chris Weidman, Matt Serra, And Ray Longo With Kevin James

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman attended Kevin James comedy show with coaches Matt Serra and Ray Longo this past weekend and captured the moment on Instagram. Loading Hanging out with Kevin James after his comedy show with @mattserraufc @raylongo. My 1st time at a comedy show and he killed it View on Instagram Share Tweet...

Oct 13, 2014 9:40 am

Vitor Belfort Calls For Interim Title Belt Again

Vitor Belfort was scheduled to fight Chris Weidman at UFC 181, but after the champ was forced to postpone the bout due to a fractured hand, and unable to train for 6 weeks, Belfort began calling for an interim belt. He spoke to MMAFighting to again reiterate his belief that the UFC should have an...

Oct 13, 2014 9:26 am

Vitor Belfort Plans To ‘Surprise’ Opponents Who Doubt Him

Vitor Belfort hasn’t fought in the Octagon since November of 2013, when he knocked out Dan Henderson with a head kick in the 1st round of their UFC Fight Night main event bout. Some time following the win, TRT was banned, leaving many to question if Vitor would be able to perform at the same...

Oct 6, 2014 5:37 pm

Vitor Belfort Training For Weidman Fight

Vitor Belfort and Chris Weidman were originally scheduled to fight at UFC 181, however after Weidman fractured his hand, the bout was postponed to a later date, potentially in February. That hasn’t stopped Belfort from hitting the gym in preparation for the bout. Check out the video of the challenger shadowboxing: Loading Todo treino é...

Sep 29, 2014 4:15 pm

Weidman Slams Belfort: “I’m Going To Embarrass Him”

Chris Weidman was forced out of his UFC 181 fight against Vitor Belfort with a broken hand, however Vitor Belfor began saying the UFC needs to have an interim belt until Weidman returns, which is believed to be February, just 2 months after their scheduled fight at UFC 181. Weidman spoke on The MMA Hour:...

Sep 29, 2014 5:03 am

Jacare Souza Content With Sitting Out, Hopes To Replace Vitor Belfort

Jacare Souza is coming off a dominant performance against Gegard Mousasi earlier this month. After the bout many were calling for Jacare to get a title shot, however UFC President Dana White stated that Jacare would most likely need to win one more fight before getting a title shot. Jacare’s manager has a different plan...

Sep 27, 2014 10:08 am

Silva: I Won’t Stop Until I Get My Title

Anderson Silva appears to be back, and it sounds like he means business. After losing to Chris Weidman on July 5th in 2013, and losing his middleweight championship Silva released a video saying “I’m back, trust me, I’m back.” However in their rematch in December of 2013, Silva snapped his leg. Now Silva is slated...

Sep 26, 2014 5:41 pm

Kennedy Slams “Smaller And Fatter” No TRT Belfort

Tim Kennedy is currently gearing up for his UFC 178 main card bout tomorrow against Yoel Romero, however that hasn’t stopped Kennedy from taking some time to talk trash to Vitor Belfort. Kennedy spoke to MMAFighting about PED usage in MMA, and why people who say it’s okay, are dead wrong. “Have one of those...

Sep 26, 2014 11:24 am

UFC 181 Press Conference Today At 2 PT With Weidman, Belfort, Pettis, And Melendez

Today the UFC has invited fans to their UFC 181 press conference and Q&A with Chris Weidman, Vitor Belfort, Anthony Pettis, and Gilbert Melendez. Weidman was supposed to fight Belfort at UFC 181, but a hand fracture has forced him out of the bout. Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez will still serve as the co-main...

Sep 26, 2014 10:33 am

Belfort Slams Weidman Over Injury, Accuses Champ Of Faking It

Vitor Belfort was slated to fight Chris Weidman on December 6th at UFC 181 in a long awaited matchup for the UFC middleweight title, however earlier this month news broke that Weidman had suffered a hairline fracture in his hand, and as a result, the bout was postponed until February of 2015. ‘The Phenom’ doesn’t...

Sep 23, 2014 3:29 pm

PHOTO | Weidman Sporting Cast Following UFC 181 Boot

UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman was forced out of his December title fight against Vitor Belfort with a broken hand. The champ is expected to return in February. The Caption Reads, Want to thank my fans for all the support. I’ll be back soon stronger than ever! #andstill Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Sep 23, 2014 5:06 am

QUICK TWITT: Weidman’s Hand To Be Casted, Belfort Fight Targeted For February

Earlier today news broke that Chris Weidman was out of his UFC 181 bout against Vitor Belfort with a broken hand. There was no timetable given for when Weidman would be able to return to the cage, and when he would fight Belfort, however Dana White took to Twitter to inform fight fans that the...

Sep 22, 2014 4:41 pm

BREAKING : Weidman Out Of UFC 181, Hendricks vs. Lawler II Set To Headline Event

Chris Weidman has been forced out of his UFC 181 title fight against Vitor Belfort on December 6th. As a result, Johny Hendricks will defend his welterweight strap against Robbie Lawler in a highly anticipated rematch. The UFC broke the news via a press release, which stated that Weidman had suffered a hand injury during...

Sep 22, 2014 9:43 am

UFC Invites Fans To UFC 178 Weigh-Ins And UFC 181 Press Conference This Friday

UFC 178 takes place this Saturday from the MGM Grand Garden Arena with Demetrious Johnson defending his flyweight championship against Chris Cariaso in the main event. The event will take place this Friday at Premier Ballroom at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. The event will be kicked off by a press conference with UFC...

Sep 21, 2014 4:03 pm

Chris Weidman Is Glad Jacare Thinks He Can Beat Him

Chris Weidman is getting ready to fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 181, but he already has another challenger looking at getting a crack at the champion. Jacare Souza is fresh off a dominant win over Gegard Mousasi earlier this month, and is confident he can beat the current middleweight champion, Chris Weidman. MMAJunkie spoke with...

Sep 18, 2014 5:06 am

Jacare Picks Winner Of Weidman vs. Belfort

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza will have his eye on December’s UFC 180 card where Vitor Belfort will challenge Chris Weidman for the middleweight title. Jacare is one fight away from a title shot, according to UFC President Dana White. Jacare spoke to Globo about who he thinks would win the bout. “I think that Weidman will...

Sep 18, 2014 5:05 am

Jacare Looking To “Scrunch” Machida To Get Title Shot

Ronaldo Jacare Souza’s name was thrown into the mix for potential opponents to face the winner of the Weidman vs. Belfort bout, however UFC President Dana White said that Jacare was still one fight away from getting a title shot. Former middleweight title challenger Lyoto Machida expressed his desire to fight Jacare recently, but with...

Sep 17, 2014 5:12 pm

Chris Weidman Working On Footwork

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is gearing up for his UFC 180 fight against Vitor Belfort in December. To get ready for the fight, Weidman can be seen in this video working on his footwork. By Evan Stoumbelis Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Sep 11, 2014 5:04 pm

PHOTO | Vitor Belfort’s “Ready”

With the growing fascination surrounding Vitor Belfort off TRT, we thought we’d post the latest from “The Phenom”, as he prepares for December’s UFC middleweight title fight against Chris Weidman. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Sep 10, 2014 9:00 am

PHOTO | Weidman Rocks A Pink Belt

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is taking up some Kemp classes with friend and training partner, Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Here’s another: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit