Archive: Chris Weidman

Aug 5, 2014 7:49 pm

Serra: Weidman Would Fight Belfort “On Or Off The Juice”

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has a tall order ahead of him coming up in December, defend his UFC middleweight title against Vitor Belfort. However this is nothing new for Weidman, who has been dubbed the ‘legend killer’. After knockout out Anderson Silva in 2013, Weidman went on to defend the belt against Anderson later...

Aug 4, 2014 10:50 am

Kennedy Slams Belfort: ‘90% Chance Broken Steroid Addict Doesn’t Fight Weidman’

Tim Kennedy has done it again. This time he took aim at Vitor Belfort and fired off some extremely harsh comments about Belfort’s colorful past that includes two failed drug tests. Belfort recently got licensed to fight Chris Weidman for the middleweight title in December, but it will be his first bout off TRT. Kennedy...

Aug 4, 2014 10:40 am

UFC 175 Like You’ve Never Seen It Before

On the UFC’s 4th of July card, at UFC 175, we saw Ronda Rousey retain her bantamweight title over Alexis Davis, and Chris Weidman retain his middleweight strap against Lyoto Machida. In case you missed the action you can rewatch it here in a very cinematic video.


Jul 31, 2014 6:25 pm

Chris Weidman Wants To Finish The Best Ever Vitor Belfort

  “I respect him as a fighter. I’m going in there ready for an absolute war and ready for the best Vitor we’ve ever seen. I can’t afford to have any lack of respect when it comes to fighting. That being said, I’m going in there to get a finish. If I don’t get a...

Jul 30, 2014 10:43 am

Vitor: ‘I’m Like An Animal, Fighting In Another Dimension’

“I’m like an animal. TRT doesn’t give you spinning kicks, uppercuts. You can put TRT in your body. Look all those guys that were on TRT, they didn’t have good performances. Why? That’s the question.” “I‘m fighting in another dimension. It’s not personal. It’s personal in the Octagon, but I just have to be better,...

Jul 28, 2014 5:18 pm

Belfort Talks In Third Person, Says “No More TRT, Now It’s TNT”

Vitor Belfort received his license to fight Chris Weidman for the UFC title in December last week, and is already looking forward to the bout, and to put his controversial past behind him. He spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to talk about how the TRT era is done, and now its time...

Jul 28, 2014 10:41 am

Lawler’s $1 Mil UFC Run: Earns More This Year Than Most UFC Champs

Robbie Lawler is coming off a win over Matt Brown this past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. The fight earned him the right to fight Johny Hendricks for the welterweight title in a highly anticipated rematch. What is most interesting about Lawler’s last 12 months however is the total earnings Lawler has. Taking a...

Jul 28, 2014 9:07 am

Rockhold Slams Belfort: ‘He’s Mutant Enough For The Next Expendables Movie’

UFC Middleweight Luke Rockhold has been calling out several fighters lately, namely Michael Bisping and Vitor Belfort. Rockhold has particularly taken interest in calling out Vitor Belfort and taking shots at The Phenom’s colorful past which includes several failed drug tests, including a recent one which ended up seeing Belfort still get licensed to fight...

Jul 27, 2014 10:18 am

VItor: ‘Weidman has a lot of flaws in his game’

“(Chris Weidman) has a lot of flaws in his game. We’ll exploit them. I’ve been studying Weidman and I believe that you will see a nice fight. I’m ready for five rounds of Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing, Muay Thai, Wrestling… This bout has been already very anticipated, I think it’ll be a great show.” “I’m as hungry...

Jul 25, 2014 12:22 pm

Vitor Belfort Opens As 4-1 Underdog To Chris Weidman

Much to the surprise of many, Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort was able to retain a license to fight Chris Weidman in Las Vegas, Nevada this December. Now, for the first time in a long time, the Brazilian KO artist is the betting underdog heading into the bout.

Jul 24, 2014 6:42 pm

REPLAY! NSAC Hearing: Vitor Belfort Licensing

Watch Vitor Belfort’s appearance in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission at a hearing on July 23 to apply for a fighting license in Las Vegas. The committee voted unanimously in Belfort’s favor.

Jul 24, 2014 6:36 pm

Weidman: ‘Vitor’s the fight I wanted… Cheaters never prosper’

On the heels of his newly announced fight, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman decided to make things a little personal against his upcoming opponent, Vitor Belfort. Check it: Very happy Vitor got licensed and he'll be randomly drug tested by blood/urine. This is the fight I wanted! #cheatersneverprosper #ufc181 — Chris Weidman (@ChrisWeidmanUFC) July 23,...

Jul 24, 2014 6:21 pm

Vitor Belfort Issues Statement Following Successful NSAC Hearing

“In my hands lincença approved by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. My training has never been based on the law of least effort and my awards and achievements are the result of a job that few can do and still rare for supporting for many years. The journey that I have as a fighter not...

Jul 23, 2014 11:08 am

NSAC Grants Vitor Belfort A License To Fight Weidman In December

Just moments ago in Las Vegas, Nevada, Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort was granted a license to fight Chris Weidman on December 6 in Las Vegas. Prior to today’s NSAC hearing it was unknown if Vitor could overcome failed drug tests and a ban on TRT to return to action and get his promised UFC title...

Jul 21, 2014 2:26 pm

Kennedy Slams Belfort, Says He’s Injecting Anything He Wants

UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy slammed Vitor Belfort today on Submission Radio, and talked about how Vitor is essentially “injecting anything he wants, and loving it.” Kennedy called out Belfort recently and wanted a fight with ‘The Phenom’ however matchmaker Erick Silva had other plans, and set up a fight between Kennedy and Yoel Romero. Now...

Jul 18, 2014 6:42 pm

White Wants Vitor Belfort vs. Chris Weidman To Go Down In Brazil

“We want to make that fight happen. That’s the next fight. That fight should’ve already happened before the Machida. That’s the fight we want to do and that’s the fight that Chris Weidman wants. It doesn’t have to take place in Nevada. That fight would be big in Brazil, too. I would do it Brazil....

Jul 17, 2014 2:42 pm

QUICK TWITT | Jon Jones & Chris Weidman React To Leaving The ESPY’s Empty Handed

Last night going up for ESPN awards were three UFC champions. Jon Jones, Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey. Ronda was the only one to bring home a W. In the aftermath, the two UFC champs took to twitter with their humble reaction. Check it: I think @RondaRousey winning best female athlete isn't even arguable #WMMA...

Jul 17, 2014 5:04 am

Weidman Nearly Pulled Out Of Machida Bout With Injury

“I went through a two-day period where I was very nervous, and felt, you had mentioned my hand, and I thought I was going to have to pull out of the fight. I couldn’t touch my thumb to any of my fingers. I couldn’t grab anything, I couldn’t squeeze a toothbrush, couldn’t brush my teeth....

Jul 16, 2014 5:09 am

UFC 175 Phantom Cam Highlights

UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida took place over 4th of July weekend. In case you missed the action, you can rewatch the highlights from the event in super slow motion below.

Jul 16, 2014 5:08 am

Weidman Interested In Superfight With Jon Jones

Leading up to UFC 175, welterweight champion Johny Hendricks said if he and Chris Weidman both cleared out their weight classes, he would be interested in a superfight with the middleweight champion. Today Chris Weidman spoke about a potential superfight with Jon Jones on The MMA Hour and how he isn’t interested in a fight...

Jul 14, 2014 5:46 pm

Chris Weidman Wants Belfort, If He Can Pass A Drug Test

UFC Middleweight Chris Weidman spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour about his injuries leading up to his bout with Lyoto Machida, as well as his desire to fight Vitor Belfort if The Phenom can pass a drug test. “I went through a two-day period where I was very nervous and it was really...