Archive: Chris Weidman

Jul 4, 2014 9:01 am

UFC 175 Embedded Episode 3

The UFC brings you the third episode of their embedded series, bring you an in depth look into the lives of the fighters of UFC 175.

Jul 4, 2014 8:55 am

Machida Silences Haters: I’m Not Too Old To Beat Weidman

Lyoto Machida is getting ready to fight Chris Weidman for the middleweight title tomorrow, and took a minute to silence the critics who say at 36 years of age, he is too old to beat a younger, undefeated Chris Weidman. Machida spoke to Yahoo! Sports saying: “I have to train a lot smarter, but that...

Jul 4, 2014 5:06 am

Daniel Cormier: Weidman Is The Best At 185, Maybe At 205

Top ranked UFC light heavyweight Daniel Cormier believes that Chris Weidman is the best fighter at 185 pounds, and maybe even the best at 205 pounds. Cormier said: “To be the man, you have to beat the man,” said DC. “Weidman did it twice. I think Weidman’s the best, not only at 185, but could...

Jul 3, 2014 9:06 pm

Weidman Blasts Belfort: He’s Becoming Like A Horse

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman did a pre-fight media scrum today leading up to his title defense against Lyoto Machida. During the course of the interviews, talks shifted to Chael Sonnen’s recent failed drug test, where the champ said: I feel like it, hopefully is just going to be the begginning of what’s been going...


Jul 3, 2014 8:23 pm

Chris Weidman And Ariel Helwani Beatboxing

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman apparently has some beatboxing skills according to the following video of he and Helwani beatboxing posted on Helwani’s official Twitter. Chris Weidman and I are taking our beatboxing show on the road soon. A taste — http://t.co/dRrC0FqOSG — Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) July 4, 2014

Jul 3, 2014 7:56 pm

Chris Weidman Helps in Fundraiser for 6-Year-Old Wrestler

Chris Weidman isn’t just a fighter, but a philanthropist as well. According to Ben Fowlkes of USA Today, the Middleweight Champion was inspired to participate in a youth wrestling clinic after seeing the story of a 6-year-old wrestler named Isaiah Bird on Facebook. Isaiah is not only homeless, but was born with no legs. Weidman...

Jul 3, 2014 4:02 pm

Weidman Wants Clean Cut Win At UFC 175, No “Ball Breaking”

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman spoke to media members today about his coming matchup with Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 this Saturday, and how he wants a clean cut win after breaking Anderson Silva’s leg by checking The Spider’s leg kick. “It is just that you want to knock out a guy or submit a...

Jul 3, 2014 3:32 pm

Cordeiro Takes Jab At Weidman: Machida Will Knock Him Out

Lyoto Machida’s Muay Thai coach Rafael Cordeiro took some jabs at Machida’s opponent and middleweight champion Chris Weidman this Saturday. Many are saying that Machida has a weak chin, and can’t handle Weidman’s power, however Cordeira refuted those comments to MMAFighting.com saying: “You can’t say Lyoto has a weak chin. That’s a lie. Lyoto fought...

Jul 3, 2014 9:26 am

Weidman Has No Doubts That He’s Better Than Silva

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is getting ready for his second title defense this Saturday against Lyoto Machida, but during an interview with the media Weidman said he has no doubts that he is better than former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva, whom he beat two times.

Jul 3, 2014 8:12 am

Title challengers Machida & Davis take old school approach with pre-fight hype

Mixed martials arts was built on the foundation that one gives honor and respect to their opponents, both before and after competition. While some mixed martial artists still show nothing but class and respect to their opponoents, others in today’s MMA scene have made a career from being good at trash-talking. Take former 3-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen for...

Jul 3, 2014 5:08 am

Machida Contemplates Drop To Welterweight

UFC 175 headliner Lyoto Machida spoke to media members today leading up to his UFC 175 title bout against Chris Weidman. ‘The Dragon’ revealed he is possibly contemplating a drop to welterweight after this bout.

Jul 2, 2014 2:35 pm

Hendricks Potentially Interested In Weidman Fight

UFC Welterweight champion Johny Hendricks joined Majority Draw Radio to talk about the welterweight division and his desire to eventually move up to middleweight after clearing out the 170 pound division. “Here’s the difference between me and Georges,” the Texas-based champ told Majority Draw Radio, “That if I do clear out the division and Dana...

Jul 2, 2014 7:51 am

UFC 175 Embedded Episode 1

Leading up to UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida this Saturday, the UFC brought fight fans the first episode of its UFC 175 Embedded vlog. Check it out below:

Jul 2, 2014 7:33 am

Glazer Praises Weidman: He’s The Future

Fox Sports broadcaster Jay Glazer spoke to MMAJunkie.com about UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman and how the champ doesn’t get the credit he deserves. “He has the potential to be the next star,” Glazer told MMAjunkie. “He’s a good-looking guy, and he’s as down to earth as you’re ever going to get. The sport can...

Jul 1, 2014 11:33 am

Rousey: ‘I’d fight on 24 hours notice’

“I’d like to fight again on New Year’s, take a little break in between then, but the UFC knows if there’s an emergency, or if they need me, I’ll step up on 24 hours’ notice. I definitely don’t like resting too much. That high after a win is what I enjoy the most, not sitting...

Jul 1, 2014 9:17 am

Weidman: Moving past Anderson Silva is ‘kind of a bummer’

Former title holder Anderson “The Spider” Silva recently stated that current UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has beaten him twice and that a third fight with the “All American” is not in his plans. When the high-point of your career is twice beating the greatest fighter in history, how does it feel to move on? Weidman recently appeared on FOX Sports’...

Jul 1, 2014 8:34 am

Dana White Vlog – UFC 175 (Episode 1)

UFC president Dana White heads to New York to be a guest on the Jim Norton Show with Mike Tyson. Then it is off to China and Japan for media days for the Bisping vs Le and Nelson vs Hunt Fight Nights.

Jul 1, 2014 8:25 am

PHOTO | Coach Teases Rousey During Weight Cut

As if cutting weight isn’t hard enough? The Caption Reads,[email protected]_diamond eating a croissant in front of me during camp….

Jun 30, 2014 2:59 pm

Ronda Rousey: ‘I aspire to dominate like Mayweather’

“She’s not somebody I can take unnecessary risks with, and she’s somebody who would definitely be very confident in defending herself.” “I don’t just want to win; I want to win and get out of there unscathed. There have been fights where Alexis has hurt her opponent. Her and Kaufman cut each other’s faces up....

Jun 30, 2014 10:58 am

Massive Brazilian Grappler Calls Out Rousey Following BJJ Diss

UFC bantamweight champion, ‘Rowdy’ Ronda Rousey has recently garnered some attention from the competitive world of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. In a recent interview, the UFC’s leading lady was in usual form, and explained  her abilities in regards to her position among the world’s leading submission artists. (More on that HERE). It’s because of those comments that,...

Jun 30, 2014 9:54 am

Anderson Silva: A fight with Nick Diaz could be interesting

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva (33-6 MMA, 16-2 UFC) recently appeared at a media scrum in Rio de Janeiro, where he talked about a possible return fight against Nick Diaz (26-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC). “Well, if everybody is saying that it would be an interesting fight, what am I going to say?”...

Jun 30, 2014 9:46 am

Rousey Explains The Balance Between Fighting And Acting

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey joined AXS TV’S INSIDE MMA for an exclusive, sit-down interview with series host Kenny Rice. During the segment, Rousey discussed her growth as a fighter and detailed how she balances her fighting and acting careers.

Jun 30, 2014 9:42 am

Countdown To ‘UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida’ (Full Replay)

Go behind the scenes of as two undefeated champions prepare to defend their titles against hungry challengers at UFC 175 on July 5. After making history by beating Anderson Silva — twice — middleweight king Chris Weidman prepares to face former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, a training partner of Silva who’s undefeated in his...

Jun 30, 2014 8:05 am

Machida: Distance and technique will beat Weidman

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida believes that distance and technique will be the two key factors in defeating Chris Weidman at next weekend’s UFC 175 event in Las Vegas. The statement was made by “The Dragon” in a recent interview with MMAFighting.com as transcribed by Dave Doyle: “Distance and technique. It frustrates a lot...

Jun 27, 2014 6:23 pm

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Lyoto Machida vs. Mark Munoz

Making a statement in his middleweight debut, Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida knocks out his close friend Mark Munoz in the first round with a head kick. Watch Machida take on the middleweight champ Chris Weidman at UFC 175 in Las Vegas, Nevada.