Archive: Chris Weidman

Mar 18, 2013 7:51 am

Weidman plans to disrupt superfight plans | UFC NEWS

UFC middleweight Chris Weidman wants to dismiss all of this superfight talk in regards to Anderson Silva. While the buzz in the MMA community can’t seem to get enough of the idea of Silva and either welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre or light heavyweight king Jon Jones meeting up sometime near the end of 2013,...

Mar 13, 2013 7:07 pm

Ricardo Lamas vs. Korean Zombie Official for UFC 162 | UFC News

  Ricardo Lamas announced via his Twitter this evening that he will be facing Chan Sung Jung at UFC 162 on July 6th. The fight may have title implications but little is known about the fight besides its existence. Lamas is coming off of a TKO win over Erik Koch back in January. As for...

Mar 13, 2013 10:05 am

UFC 162 just added Leben vs. Craig, Baczynski vs. Melancon | UFC NEWS

Two fights have been added to UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman. Chris “The Crippler” Leben (22-9) will take on Andrew “The Highlight” Craig (8-1) and Seth “The Polish Pistola” Baczynski (18-9) will go head-to-head against Strikeforce veteran Brian Melancon (6-2). UFC 162 is slated to take place on July 6, 2013 at the MGM Grand...

Mar 11, 2013 11:10 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva’s First Comments On Weidman Booking | UFC NEWS

“I will be fighting Chris Weidman on July 6 at UFC in Vegas. I’m very, very excited for my next fight. Thank you UFC, thank you Dana. I’m very, very excited for my next fight. I never really stopped my training because I like to train, I like my life and I like to fight....


Mar 8, 2013 11:59 am

Betting Odds: Anderson Silva Opens As Favorite Over Chris Weidman | UFC NEWS

According to BestFightOdds.com, Anderson Silva has opened up as the favorite against Chris Weidman at UFC 162. This comes as no surprise as the king of the Middleweight division is undefeated in the Octagon. Below you can see the line where Anderson Silva (-278) is the favorite over Chris Weidman (+222).   Challenger Chris Weidman,...

Mar 7, 2013 8:56 am

Rousey on MMA in NY: “I really feel like it’s going to happen.”

Quickly after winning the first women’s UFC bout via her signature first round arm bar, Ronda Rousey was sent to New York with some of the sport’s finest. Rousey along with CEO of the UFC Lorenzo Fertitta, and middleweight contender Chris Weidman traveled to New York to lobby for a lifted ban on MMA in...

Mar 7, 2013 7:45 am

Mark Munoz vs. Tim Boetsch added to UFC 162 | UFC News

A middleweight match-up between Tim Boetsch (15-6 MMA, 7-4 UFC) and Mark Munoz (12-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC) is the latest addition to the UFC 162 card slated for July 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Boetsch returns to the octagon for the first time since suffering a TKO loss to fast-rising contender Constantinos Philippou at UFC...

Mar 6, 2013 12:20 pm

“Feijao” Cavalcante to Make UFC Debut against Thiago Silva at UFC 162

Huge news broke earlier today that UFC Middleweight Champion, Anderson Silva, has finally been paired up to defend his belt against Chris Weidman on July 6th at UFC 162. That fight, however, is not the only news that has been swirling around the newly named card. It has also been rumored that former Strikeforce LHW...

Mar 6, 2013 11:22 am

Anderson Silva vs Chris Weidman Official For UFC 162 | UFC NEWS

It’s finally official! A UFC Middleweight Championship bout between Anderson Silva and challenger Chris Weidman has been set for the July 4th Pay-Per-View weekend in Las Vegas. Newsdays’ Mark La Monica broke the news via Twitter today while working in Albany alongside UFC  Lorenzo Fertitta, Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey, and others pushing for the legalization...

Feb 28, 2013 10:12 am

VIDEO | Silva Doesn’t Think Weidman Is A Good Fight For Him | UFC NEWS

UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva spoke with UFC Tonight correspondent Karyn Bryant on location at his new Muay Thai College. Silva addressed his rumored fight against Chris Weidman, dismissing him as a ‘boy’. Will Silva vs Weidman happen in 2013?

Feb 21, 2013 9:31 am

Report: Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman Proposed for July 6 | UFC NEWS

UFC Middleweight Champion and pound-for-pound king, Anderson Silva, will most likely return to the Octagon on July 6 to face Middleweight top contender, Chris Weidman, according to Brazilian news source, TATAME.  This fight has been in discussion for sometime, but nothing has been formally announced because of some other title contenders in the division.  With...

Feb 1, 2013 3:26 pm

Dana White: I’d like to see Anderson Silva at 205

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC President Dana White expressed his vision of Anderson Silva moving up to the light heavyweight division and making a run at the 205 pound strap Thursday during the UFC 156 press conference. Silva has fought in the light heavyweight division three times during his career, going 3-0 with 3 first round...

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: