Archive: Chris Weidman

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...

Jul 11, 2014 8:54 am

Weidman Coach Says Vitor Belfort ‘Living In A Different Universe’

Ray Longo, Chris Weidman’s head coach, is a believer in his champ, calling him ‘The Legend Killer’ in a recent interview with MMAJunkie.com. Longo also believes that there are only three obvious threats to Weidman’s current title reign, and broke those guys down as follows: “I think the three top guys would probably be Souza,...

Jul 9, 2014 7:05 pm

“The Sky’s the limit for Weidman,” says UFC Boss

“The sky’s the limit for him. He’s the first guy I’ve ever seen so proud to be American… He comes off really well in every way, shape and form. The respect he showed Anderson (Silva), he’s like, ‘I love being aligned with Anderson Silva. He’s the greatest ever and he deserves that respect.’ It’s good...

Jul 9, 2014 9:56 am

REPORT: UFC Champ Rousey Broke Her Hand In Davis Scrap

In updated news surrounding UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, it appears as if the fighting star has suffered a broken hand in the wake of her most recent title defense. Rousey easily dispatched Alexis Davis at last weekend’s UFC 175 event, but now, according to Yahoo! Sports, she’s paying the price today. Check it: (Via...

Jul 8, 2014 5:02 am

UFC 175 Medical Suspensions, Weidman, Rousey Potentially Out Until 2015

The UFC’s biggest card of the year, UFC 175, took place this past Saturday, and the medical suspensions are rather extensive, with both Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey potentially out until January of 2015. Check out the full list below: Chris Weidman: Must have left jaw, right elbow, right ribs and right ankle x-rayed, and...