Archive: Chris Weidman

Sep 8, 2014 9:48 am

Anderson Silva Says He’s Haunted By ‘Ghosts’ Of Leg Injury

Anderson Silva is set to make his return to the Octagon against Nick Diaz in January. The bout will be Silva’s first back since snapping his shin in a rematch against Chris Weidman in December of 2013 when he fought to get his middleweight belt back. After the injury, many fans speculated that Silva may...

Sep 7, 2014 2:41 pm

Dana White Says Jacare Is Still One Fight Away From A Title Shot

Following Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza’s dominant performance over Gegard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 50 this past Friday, many fans were calling for a title shot for Jacare. UFC President Dana White doesn’t think Jacare is there yet. “You can say [Souza] is next in line for a title. Somebody’s already next in line for the...

Sep 7, 2014 8:24 am

QUICK TWITT: UFC Fighters React To Jacare’s Submission Over Mousasi

On Friday, fight fans saw Jacare Souza get his revenge on Gegard Mousasi in the 3rd round of their rematch at UFC Fight Night 50. UFC pros took to Twitter to give their take on Jacare’s submission victory. Wow. That was a boss performance against a stud @ufc #UFCFightNight — TJ Grant (@TJ_Grant) September 6,...

Aug 28, 2014 3:56 pm

Weidman: ‘Vitor Looks Like He’s Lost Muscle, still expecting tough fight’

  Last night on FOX Sports 1, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman joined the UFC on FOX crew to talk shop with show hosts, and discuss his upcoming title tilt against Vitor Belfort. Check it: Weidman on what Vitor Belfort brings to the title fight: “He has a lot of experience. He was a champion when...


Aug 28, 2014 3:55 pm

No-TRT Vitor Looking Beefy In Latest Training Clip

Former UFC champion, Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort has getting a lot of criticism from fans in the post-TRT era for his declining mass of muscles. But are fans making too much out of nothing? Check out the clip above and decide.

Aug 28, 2014 1:02 pm

Weidman: ‘Bisping doesn’t deserve getting close to the title shot’

“I think Lyoto Machida is a tougher fight than Michael Bisping. Bisping is coming off a tough fight from Tim Kennedy, and he beat up Cung Le, who’s been inactive. He doesn’t deserve getting close to the title shot.” Sitting in on last night’s edition of ‘UFC Tonight’ on FOX sports 1, UFC middleweight champion...

Aug 28, 2014 10:13 am

Weidman joins UFC on FOX as analyst for UFC 178

Middleweight champion Chris Weidman makes a special announcement on UFC Tonight and also talks about Luke Rockhold, Vitor Belfort and more. Weidman announces breaking news: “I was asked by the UFC and FOX, I’m going to be a guest analyst, with Rashad Evans and Brian Stann on FOX Sports 1 for the UFC 178 Weigh-in, Prefight...

Aug 28, 2014 8:56 am

Power Gauge “Can’t Handle” Belfort’s Punches

Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort has been putting his legendary strikes to the test ahead of his December UFC title fight. The former champ explains: Today was the second day of testing for power and strength.. The machines couldn't handle the… http://t.co/UcIQbAzSdT — Vitor Belfort (@vitorbelfort) August 28, 2014

Aug 27, 2014 3:37 pm

Weidman Wants To Stand And Bang With Belfort

“I think that I’m a versatile individual, and I pretty much feel like I can do anything that I want to do in there. I can stand and bang and knock him out, or I feel as if I can take him down and submit him. Nothing’s going to come easily, and I always expect...

Aug 26, 2014 11:53 am

Rockhold Blasts Fans Who Support Fighters Like Vitor Belfort

“I’m not a cheater and Vitor has been caught multiple times so I’ve got no respect for him.” “His fans that want to say that I’m bitching, well I’m not complaining because I lost. I think the loss is the best thing that ever happened to me. It is what it is, but it’s the...

Aug 26, 2014 5:05 am

Soares: Silva Motivated To Be Champion Again

Anderson Silva is set to make his long awaited MMA return against none other than Stockton’s bad boy, Nick Diaz. The bout is scheduled for UFC 183, which takes place next year, giving both men plenty of time to train. The Spider’s manager, Ed Soares spoke about Anderson’s desire to be the world champion again,...

Aug 18, 2014 9:09 am

Legendary Surfer Kelly Slater Talks About His Love For MMA

Legendary surfer Kelly Slater, who is signed to RVCA, much like Vitor Belfort and our very own BJ Penn. It’s only fitting that he is an MMA fan. He spoke about his love for MMA, how people see it as brutality, and even gives his pick for Weidman vs. Belfort. “I love the sport,” Slater...

Aug 15, 2014 12:37 pm

PHOTO | Shirtless TRT-Free Vitor Appears

  Fight fans have been clamoring for Vitor Belfort updates since the ban on Testosterone Replacement Therapy. And while we see little of him, recent shots of Vitor show a slimmed down version of the 37 year-old beast we have grown accustomed to. Many point to his increased attention to a five-round middleweight bout as...

Aug 14, 2014 9:32 am

Teammate: ‘They should let Vitor use TRT against Weidman’

“It’s scary. He is in a world of trouble. I almost feel bad like they should let him use TRT for this fight because it’s going to get ugly. Chris is a huge 185lber. Vitor off the TRT looks like a 170lber. Vitor is a great guy, I just feel like he is in over...

Aug 14, 2014 8:24 am

Jon Jones: ‘I’m just fake’

UFC Champion Jon ‘Bones’ Jones is taking in his new persona of realness and spreading it throughout the world. If you didn’t catch his drift in the video above, try this one.

Aug 13, 2014 7:12 pm

Jon Jones Issues Apology To Fight Fans For UFC 178 Removal

I’d like to apologize to all the fans who were excited for UFC 178. Earlier this week, I suffered an injury while training for the fight. I’m having surgery tomorrow and I’m focused on recovering as quickly as possible. I look forward to getting back in the gym and defending my title on Jan. 3...

Aug 12, 2014 9:03 am

Rockhold Slams “Old, Chicken Neck” Vitor Belfort, Doesn’t Think He Has A Chance

Despite being on the wrong end of a vicious wheel kick KO, Luke Rockhold still has been calling out Vitor Belfort and stating that he doesn’t stand a chance against Chris Weidman when the two are set to meeet in December. “That’s a perfect world right there,” Rockhold told Submission Radio. “It would be awesome...

Aug 12, 2014 5:03 am

Belfort Disses Weidman, Says He’ll Only Strike “If He’s Crazy”

Yesterday Lyoto Machida stated that he believed Chris Weidman could stand and fight with Vitor Belfort, however Vitor has a different take. He believes if Weidman stands and strikes with him, he is foolish. He spoke to Ag. Fight: “He will fight standing against me only if he’s crazy. I’m ready to have a third...

Aug 11, 2014 9:18 am

Machida: Weidman Can Stand With Belfort

Lyoto Machida knows what it takes to fight Chris Weidman. The former UFC light heavyweight champion went the distance with Weidman last month at UFC 175, where the fight took place mostly standing up. Machida spoke with MMAFighting.com about Weidman’s upcoming fight against Vitor Belfort in December. “Weidman is ready to fight anywhere. If he...

Aug 10, 2014 1:58 pm

Jon Jones Says Yes To A Superfight Against Chris Weidman

“Oh, man, I think that would be awesome. I would absolutely jump at the opportunity to have a super fight with Chris Weidman. I respect him a lot as a person and as a champion, and I think that that fight would make great sales — absolutely.” In a recent interview with Sherdog.com, UFC light-heavyweight...

Aug 9, 2014 7:26 am

Vitor Belfort: ‘Fear Makes Insecure Men Talk Crap’

Following the ban on TRT, Vitor Belfort detractors have come out of the woodwork to discredit him in any manner they can. Now, in a recent instagram post, ‘The Phenom’ puts up a passive message to those who “talk crap.” The Caption Reads, “With me there are no hidden agendas. Everything straight up front and...

Aug 9, 2014 7:23 am

Rousey & Weidman Lead PPV Success For The UFC

  When it comes to PPV buy rates we never really get disclosed true and accurate figures. However the one reliable and lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all...

Aug 8, 2014 11:38 am

QUICK TWITT | Rockhold Calls No TRT Vitor “Laughable”

Taking a play out of Weidman’s book, Vitor Belfort antagonist, Luke Rockhold threw up a new side-by-side comparison of Vitor Belfort. Check it: Ha laughable RT @mik3m518: @LukeRockhold disgusting isn't it? pic.twitter.com/31XfJDK0bQ — Luke Rockhold (@LukeRockhold) August 7, 2014

Aug 7, 2014 9:58 pm

Chris Weidman Throws Up Vitor Before And After TRT Pics

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman wanted to share with MMA fans what he believes to be a changing Vitor Belfort. The Caption Reads, “Hang on for a second is this what happens when you replace TRT with TNT?”