Archive: Chris Weidman

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 mmafighting.com  “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 “Newsday.com”, 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...

Aug 13, 2012 2:26 am

Weidman Comments On Anderson Not Accepting Bout And States That He's A 'Stylistic Nightmare' For The Champion | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Middleweight Contender Chris Weidman comments to ESPN. Weidman in his last bout dominated and finished Mark Munoz at UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman. Following the bout Weidman called out UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva, however Silva’s managment were quick to dismiss Weidman’s challenge. Weidman commented on Silva’s management dismissing him...

Aug 9, 2012 11:11 am

Ed Herman: Silva is ducking Weidman

By Evan Stoumbelis Former TUF competitor and UFC Middleweight Ed Herman sounded off in regards to Anderson Silva today. In Herman’s eyes the champ is ducking potential #1 contender Chris “The All-American” Weidman. Herman went on record as saying “Anderson’s trying to duck him. I think it’s ’cause Weidman can beat him and everyone knows...

Aug 3, 2012 3:37 am

UFC 'Very Open' To Bout Between Silva And St Pierre 'If GSP beats Condit' | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Dana White comments in an interview with MMAFighting. Recently there has been talk of a potential super-fight between UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St Pierre and Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva. Anderson’s manager Jorge Guimaraes recently went on record dismissing a bout with Middleweight contender Chris Weidman in the hope of a more lucrative bout with...

Jul 30, 2012 1:08 am

Weidman Thinks Anderson Is Trying To Avoid Him | "It’s like they’re trying to avoid my name being mentioned at all" | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Middleweight Contender Chris Weidman in an interview with MMAWeekly. Chris Weidman upset the odds at UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman defeating Mark Munoz in dominant fashion. After the bout Weidman called out UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva however Silva’s management have been dismissive of Weidman’s challenges labelling him a joke...

Jul 24, 2012 6:56 am

Belfort Wants Weidman In Brazil I UFC News

  Today, via Twitter, Vitor Belfort has stated that he has personally asked Joe Silva for a fight with Chris Weidman for the next shot at the middleweight crown. Belfort claims that he believes Weidman is next in line but thinks that they should still fight just to clear up any argument as to who...

Jul 19, 2012 1:11 pm

Silva’s Camp Eyeing Fight with Rockhold, not Weidman or Lombard

Following UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva’s defeat of #1 contender Chael Sonnen at UFC 148, the MMA universe has been abuzz over who the 37-year-old Brazilian will face next. Fuel TV’s “UFC Tonight” recently reported that Silva’s camp is more inclined to a showdown with 10-1 Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold than anyone else. Rockhold...

Jul 19, 2012 7:29 am

Why Chris Weidman Is Not Next In Line I Editorial

  Any fighter who is on the cusp of the title picture calls out the champ of their respective weight class after a big win. Its just instinct. You just won a fight and now feel that you can beat anyone on Earth as the adrenaline continues to course through your veins. Whether or not...