Archive: Chris Weidman

Jun 25, 2014 10:02 am

Weidman Chokes On Good Morning America

UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman is making the media rounds in preparation for next week’s UFC 175 event in Las Vegas. Enjoy!

Jun 24, 2014 3:07 pm

Chris Weidman Does Ron Burgundy Impression

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman put on his best Ron Burgundy impression yesterday prior to an interview promoting UFC 175. Check out the champ’s Instagram post below:

Jun 24, 2014 1:47 pm

Three UFC Champions Nominated For ESPY Awards

UFC Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman, and UFC Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones are all up for 2014 ESPY awards. Ronda Rousey was nominated for two awards in the category of “best female athlete” and “best fighter”. Chris Weidman was nominated for the “best upset” category with his back to...

Jun 21, 2014 11:48 am

Hendricks Asks Dana For Chris Weidman Fight, Gets Shut Down

“I don’t know about three or four fights. You are in a very nasty division packed with talent from No. 1 to No. 13. You have a lot of housework to do before you clean out the division and talk about Chris Weidman… Hypothetically, if No. 5 through No. 13 quit, maybe we can do...

Jun 19, 2014 10:04 am

STACKED! | UFC 175 Bout Order Finalized, Faber-Cacares Bumped To Prelims

On July 5th the UFC’s biggest event of the year will take center stage in Las Vegas. The stacked UFC 175 event is set to go down as part of ‘UFC Fight Week 2014’ and features two title fights in the main and co-main event slots on pay-per-view. Chris Weidman will look to defend his...

Jun 19, 2014 4:58 am

Refs Selected For Weidman-Machida, Rousey-Davis Bouts

Herb Dean (Pictured) and Yves Lavigne have been selected by The Nevada State Athletic Commission to officiate July’s UFC 175 main and co-main event. UFC 175 takes place live on pay-per-view, July 5 from The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. In the main event, Chris Weidman will defend his UFC middleweight title against...

Jun 18, 2014 6:24 am

UFC 175: Machida’s Journey

At UFC 175 Lyoto Machida will fight Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight title. This is his journey. Enjoy!

Jun 12, 2014 6:40 am

Vitor Belfort Officially Removed From UFC 175 Roster

  Sorry Vitor fans, ‘The Phenom’ is back on the shelf following an announcement that his opponent, Chael Sonnen will be retiring. The former title challenger was originally slated to face Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight strap, but a licensing issue forced him off the card. In a scramble to replace a vacant, Wanderlei...

May 30, 2014 12:49 pm

White Clarifies Rumors – Sonnen vs. Belfort Will Be At 185Lbs, Wanderlei Not Cut

Good news for Silva fans, the UFC boss has corrected previous reports about the release of Wanderlei Silva. was the first to report of Silva’s release, stating that Dana White said, ‘Silva’s done in the UFC’. However those reports appear to be false. Now, according to UFC on FOX insider, Ariel Helwani, Silva is...

May 30, 2014 12:40 pm

Wanderlei Breaks His Silence – ‘I’m Innocent! Fight With Chael Will Go On’

Either Wanderlei Silva is slightly delusional, or we don’t have all the facts. Reports have been through the roof since Thursday’s announcement that Silva ran from NSAC drug testers in avoidance of a random screening. Now he finally explains what happened. Think he can salvage this? Get caught up on the latest with the Wanderlei...

May 29, 2014 6:44 am

UFC Releases Official Statement On Wanderlei Silva Situation

  By now, we all know what happened to the Wanderlei Silva vs. Chael Sonnen bout. If you missed it, the short version is simple. Wanderlei Silva ran from Nevada commission officials when they attempted to obtain a urine sample for drugs. As a result, he has been removed from his scheduled date against Chael...

May 27, 2014 5:04 am

Faber Not Surprised With ‘Bruce Leeroy’ Booking

Since his time on TUF, Alex ‘Bruce Leeroy’ Cacares has had a very successful bantamweight run inside the UFC. Up next for the rising slugger is MMA legend, Urijah Faber. For Faber, having fought the division’s entire top 10, admits he expected the booking and has been watching the young up-and-comer since entering the UFC...

May 24, 2014 1:49 pm

Weidman: ‘Forget Vitor’

“I’m fighting Lyoto Machida,” Weidman said at Friday’s UFC 175 press conference. “Forget Vitor.” Middleweight champion Chris Weidman made a stern point at yesterday’s press conference: he’s tired of hearing about Vitor Belfort. The 29-year-old undefeated champ was slated to defend his title against Belfort, but after a whole back and forth series of events...

May 23, 2014 7:42 pm

Rousey: ‘Boxing is limited, Mayweather fight a bad idea’

“You would never report me saying something like ‘I think that Floyd Mayweather is the best boxer that ever lived, an actual, technical boxer’. Of course Floyd would box the hell out of me if it was a boxing match. But boxing is a limited form of fighting, and we’re a much less limited form...

May 23, 2014 6:56 pm

Machida Not Out For Silva’s Revenge In Weidman Bout

Lyoto ‘The Dragon’ Machida is set to square off with Chris Weidman on July 5. The duo will serve as the UFC 175 main event on pay-per-view, on the biggest fight weekend in combat sports history. Machida also shares management and often trains with, former middleweight champion, Anderson Silva. When asked at today’s press conference...

May 21, 2014 6:34 am

PHOTO | Rousey & Expendables Crew Enter In A Tank

At a recent publicity event to promote their upcoming film, stars of Expendables 3 rode a ,military tank en route to their destination. The caption reads, “Learning how to make an entrance from the best #expendables3 #cannes #tanksbeatlimos”

May 19, 2014 2:44 pm

‘Bruce Leeroy’ Wants Title Shot After Faber Bout

Alex Caceres is trying to make a case for a shot at UFC gold, and he’s willing to go through Urijah Faber to get it. The TUF veteran recently appeared on ‘The MMA Hour‘ and said, “Oh yeah. Maybe not right away, but, I think my next fight should be a title fight if I...