Archive: Chris Weidman

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 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.

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 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.

Jun 27, 2014 6:19 pm

Rousey: ‘If Cyborg wants her a$$ beat she knows where I’m at’

“I wanted to fight [Cris Cyborg], but the thing is, she’s the one that ran away. They announced out of competition drug testing in the UFC and within 24 hours she asked for her release. Then she started saying that ‘Oh I won’t be able to make 135, because then it will be much harder...

Jun 27, 2014 6:13 pm

Rousey: ‘New 115lb UFC Girls Take The Pressure Off Of Me’

“One-fifteen is a stacked division, It’s an interesting division and I’m looking forward to it. I’m glad it already has a lot of depth, it’s not like they have to build it, and it definitely takes a lot of pressure off of me having another women’s champion that they can really get behind and then...

Jun 27, 2014 5:31 pm

Ronda Rousey: ‘Carano the fight I always wanted’

During a media event in Los Angeles, the UFC’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was asked if there was a fight she needed to have before she retires. “The first women’s MMA fight I ever saw was Gina Carano vs. Julie Kedzie. Not only did I admire what [Gina Carano] was doing, but also I was...

Jun 27, 2014 6:24 am

Don Frye ‘Predator’s Prediction’ UFC #175

Don Frye ‘Predator’s Predictions’ UFC #175. Another of Don Frye’s, unfiltered, politically incorrect MMA, Cage Fighting, Kick Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts, Ultimate Fighting Championship Predictions. Again you won’t believe what Don has to say about the UFC 175 and somehow always manages to gets away with it!!!

Jun 26, 2014 3:00 pm

Rousey Eyeing Fourth Title Fight In 2014

UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey hasn’t even fought Alexis Davis yet, and already, she’s got her eyes set on what’s next. The first ever UFC female champion is set to fight next week in the UFC 175 co-main event, and if things go her way, she wants another fight later this year. Her words: (via...

Jun 26, 2014 6:01 am

Ronda Rousey Tossing More Guys on Yahoo’s Insider

UFC Women’s Bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey not only dominates her opponents inside the Octagon, but her budding acting career has catapulted her even further into the popular culture spotlight.

Jun 26, 2014 6:00 am

UFC 175: Lyoto Machida Watches the World Cup

UFC middleweight No. 1 contender Lyoto Machida checks out his home country of Brazil in World Cup soccer action as he prepares for “MMA’s World Cup” when he takes on Chris Weidman at UFC 175.

Jun 25, 2014 6:49 pm

Rousey Planning Break From Competition After UFC 175

“I keep talking about how I’m going to take a break. I really do say every time I’m in camp, ‘oh man, I can’t wait to take a vacation,’ and I really need it this time. I think I’m really going to do it this time. I think I’m going to take a vacation in...

Jun 25, 2014 6:48 pm

Winner Of Machida-Weidman Next For Vitor, Confirms Belfort Camp

According to reports coming out of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1, Vitor Belfort is readying for his title shot, and expects to face the winner of Lyoto Machida vs. Chris Weidman. Weidman vs. Machida takes place next Saturday from The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Chris Weidman will look to defend his...