Archive: Chris Weidman

Jan 30, 2013 11:42 am

UFC Boss Says Weidman Title Shot Against Silva Is A Possible Reality | UFC NEWS

“I think that fight’s closer and more possible than people think. I actually thought Weidman was going to be out a lot longer than he was because of his injury, but he’s healed up pretty well and is claiming he’ll be ready to start training again in a couple months,” White revealed when speaking to...

Jan 30, 2013 11:39 am

Ed Soares: Silva vs. Weidman Should Take Place In Brazil | UFC NEWS

“Anderson has never refused a fight. If you ask him to face the devil, he will take it. Why did he refuse Weidman? He simply thinks he is still not someone to fight for the belt. “I have nothing against Chris; I think he’s a great person. But if you ask people, no one knows...

Jan 28, 2013 9:18 am

Chris Weidman: Still Just a Prospect | Editorial | UFC News

  With another win comes another call to the champion in a given division, demanding a title shot and a chance to dethrone greatness. Such is the case for UFC middleweight, Chris Weidman (9-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC). Weidman has looked great in his UFC performances and spectacular in his last fight against Mark Munoz, which...

Jan 26, 2013 11:45 am

No Interest In Weidman Says Silva’s Manager, Maybe Cung Le Or Rockhold | UFC NEWS

Anderson Silva’s manager, Ed Soares, has been the longtime voice of the UFC middleweight champion. In this recent interview he discusses what is next for the pound-for-pound king, who isn’t in the picture and how he matches up with other champions in the UFC. The video is placed below, click play and enjoy!

Jan 23, 2013 9:24 am

Costa Philippou vs. Michael Bisping Needs to Happen in England this July

  Everything would have been much easier had Michael Bisping defeated Vitor Belfort this past Saturday night at UFC on FX 7 in Brazil. The outspoken Brit would’ve earned a shot at UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and the rest of the contenders would’ve waited until that bout happened before being able to stake their...

Dec 30, 2012 7:15 am

Tonight on BJPenn.Com Radio: Costa Philippou, Shannon Knapp, Crooklyn & Josh Nason

  Last night in Las Vegas the UFC presented UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2. The card offered a little bit of everything, but it was the main event that had everyone buzzing before and after the fight. Cain Velasquez came in like a man possessed and recaptured the UFC Heavyweight Championship he lost...

Dec 27, 2012 11:04 am

Weidman On Silva: I’m Younger, Bigger and Better in Most Areas | UFC News

UFC undefeated middleweight contender, Chris Weidman withdrew out of UFC155 on Saturday opposite Tim Boetsch due to an injury.  He recently spoke with sherdogradio to give his thoughts on  getting passed up for a shot at UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva. “It’s a business and I understand what [Anderson Silva’s camp] is doing.  So, I don’t...

Dec 15, 2012 10:02 pm

Patrick Cote vs. Alessio Sakara rematch set for UFC 158 in Montreal | UFC News

A rematch between middleweights Patrick Cote (18-8 MMA, 5-8 UFC) and Alessio Sakara (15-10 MMA, 6-7 UFC) has been added to UFC 158 set for March 16, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Sakara thought he had earned a TKO victory over “The Predator” this past month at UFC 154 in Montreal. However, to Sakara’s displeasure,...

Nov 29, 2012 10:04 am

Chris Weidman Undergoes Torn Labrum Surgery, Out For 4 Months | UFC NEWS

We reported earlier this month that top middleweight contender, Chris Weidman, was forced out of his schedule meeting against Tim Boetsch with an injury. The middleweight took to twitter recently to announce his successful surgery and give a time frame for his recovery. Check it out:

Nov 27, 2012 12:27 pm

Alessio Sakara Inks Four Fight UFC Contract Extension | UFC NEWS

UFC middleweight Alessio Sakara’s recent disqualification for pummeling Patrick Cote in the head during UFC 154 this month results a A four-fight contract extension.  Sakara’s manager Lex McMahon reveals to  “We believe this gesture is indicative of the level of respect the UFC has for Alessio and we want to thank Dana White, Joe Silva, Lorenzo...

Nov 21, 2012 10:31 am

Chris Weidman Injured, Out Of UFC 155 Bout Against Tim Boetsch, Philippou In | UFC NEWS

In a report first released by Long Island’s “”, UFC middleweight contender Chris Weidman has been reported as injured and out of his scheduled UFC 155 bout against Tim Boetsch. UFC officials later confirmed the news through their official twitter channel. The report reads: Long Island’s Chris Weidman, one of the top UFC middleweight fighters,...

Nov 3, 2012 3:16 pm

Leonard Garcia vs Cody McKenzie Set for UFC 155

  A battle of featherweights in dire need of a win has been scheduled for UFC 155 in Las Vegas on December 29. The UFC announced that former WEC Featherweight Title Contender Leonard Garcia will meet Ultimate Fighter season 12 contestant Cody McKenzie on the undercard of their year end event. McKenzie is 2-3 inside...

Nov 3, 2012 6:29 am

“Out Of Respect” The Count Seeks Bout With Franklin | UFC NEWS

Michael Bisping has done everything he can to become a UFC champion. He had an impressive run in the 205 pound division that saw him go undefeated for the first three years of his career until he faced off with fellow TUF winner Rashad Evans at UFC 78 to get handed his first loss. The...

Oct 30, 2012 2:49 pm

Quick Twitt: Chris Weidman Loses New York Home In Hurricane Sandy | UFC NEWS

The entire east coast has been hit with a devastating hurricane this week. While the damage has yet to be fully realized, we know that homes are apparently being destroyed. UFC light-heavyweight, Ryan Bader, recently reported through twitter that UFC middleweight contender Chris Weidman lost his home.

Oct 15, 2012 11:20 am

What’s Next for the UFC 153 Main Card Fighters? | UFC NEWS

UFC 153 came off extraordinarily well, especially considering the reshuffling the card went through. Anderson Silva and Glover Teixeira dominated, Big Nog showed Dave Herman Jiu-Jitsu does work and Jon Fitch walked away with an extra $70k for his fight of the night effort against rising prospect Erick Silva. Let’s not forget Demian Maia who...

Sep 26, 2012 7:56 am

What’s Next for the Main Card Fighters of UFC 152

  What’s next for the main card fighters of UFC 152? Saturday night’s card was entertaining and gave fans a little bit of everything. There were three knockouts and three submissions in 12 total bouts. Even a couple of the fights that went to decision were full of intrigue and very suspense. I don’t think...

Sep 12, 2012 11:05 am

Vitor Belfort: "Chael Sonnen is a clown and is giving up on his weight class." | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor It is no secret that former middleweight contender Chael Sonnen has made more than a few Brazilian enemies over the past couple of years. Chael has verbally insulted the country of Brazil on many occasions, which has resulted in Brazilians around the world sharing a common disdain for the “Gangster from Westlin.” It should come...

Sep 8, 2012 2:33 pm

Chris Weidman vs. Tim Boetsch set for UFC 155 in Las Vegas | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC executives officially announced that a middleweight showdown between Chris Weidman (9-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) and Tim Boetsch (16-4 MMA, 7-3 UFC) will take place at UFC 155 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The NCAA Division I All-American wrestler, Weidman, will be looking to solidify himself as the #1 contender to Anderson Silva’s middleweight...

Sep 6, 2012 9:47 am

Mark Munoz could possibly be sidelined for a year with foot injury | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Top 10 middleweight Mark Munoz is coming off arguably the most lopsided beating of 2012, when he suffered a KO loss to top contender Chris Weidman at UFC on FUEL TV this past July. Since then, news hasn’t gotten any better for the “Filipino Wrecking Machine”, as he recently revealed that he may be...