Archive: Chris Weidman

May 15, 2014 6:38 am

Alexis Davis: ‘I can hold my own against Ronda’

“Ronda is a great fighter. I’ve been constantly working on my wrestling. They’ve improved me so much since I’ve been here. I’ve been training jiu jitsu for a long time. I’ve been training for years with black belt world champions. If I can hold my own with them, I’m sure I can hold my own...

May 14, 2014 7:03 pm

Urijah Faber vs. Alex Caceres set for UFC 175

The UFC’s annual Independence Day weekend card just keeps growing stronger, as officials announced today that former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber will meet Alex Caceres in a bantamweight bout at the July 5 event. The UFC’s #2 ranked bantamweight, Urijah Faber (30-7 MMA, 6-3 UFC), is coming off a February title fight loss to champion...

May 12, 2014 12:59 pm

Alexis Davis: ‘I definitely think I can stop Ronda’s armbar’

Inside MMA guest host women’s UFC fighter Miesha Tate interviews fellow fighter Alexis Davis about her upcoming title challenge versus UFC Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. “I definitely think I am going to be able to stop the armbar. This is something I train constantly everyday. Obviously she has been training it in Judo for so...

May 6, 2014 3:33 pm

PHOTO | Lyoto Machida’s Father At Age 18

Before there was a Lyoto Machida, there was this man, the Master of the Machida fighting system and father to the former UFC light-heavyweight champion and current middleweight title challenger, Yoshizo Machida.

May 6, 2014 1:29 pm

Belfort Believes ‘Jacare’ Not Machida Should Have Replaced Him

“It makes no sense he (Lyoto) is being touted to fight for the belt, but it would make sense if was Jacare. If there is a ranking system, this ranking should be respected. It is like what Jon Jones said, the rankings don’t mean anything. We have to accept their decision but as I said...

May 5, 2014 11:35 am

Lyoto Machida: ‘I Know How To Beat Chris Weidman’

“As a champion, I know he would never take risks if he really didn’t need it. I don’t think he will be in disadvantage because of the surgeries. He wouldn’t risk his title, so I believe he will be 100 percent ready.bThe extra time to train was good, but at the same time it was...

Apr 30, 2014 2:14 pm

Machida: ‘Belfort’s request doesn’t make any sense’

In recent days Vitor Belfort has requested to replace Lyoto Machida in the upcoming UFC 175 main event against Chris Weidman. And now, in response to that request, Lyoto tells, ‘No way’! “I think his statement doesn’t make any sense. Once that the fight was put away, there was a new possibility, a new...

Apr 29, 2014 12:14 pm

PHOTO | Production Using Drones To Film/Follow Chris Weidman

Unmanned drones are being used all over the world nowadays. You can even buy one for yourself on-line for a pretty reasonable price. In a recent posting to his Instagram, UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman shows off his running partner on the shores of NY. There is no clear indicator as to who deployed this...

Apr 25, 2014 5:42 pm

Weidman Injury Update: Champ “Getting his legs back” (Video)

The UFC’s middleweight champion has an important date, July 5, with Lyoto Machida. In a recent posting to his instagram, we see just how well he’s recovered from that recent double-knee surgery. The caption reads: Putting work in! Getting legs back to where they need to be. #doublekneesurgery #recovering

Apr 23, 2014 1:21 pm

VIDEO | Machida Goes ‘Karate Kid’ On The Tightrope

Lyoto ‘The Dragon’ Machida is back at it in this video, recently posted to his instagram. We first saw the former light-heavyweight champion’s balancing skills in THIS clip, and now we have more. Enjoy! Here’s another:

Apr 15, 2014 10:21 am

Michael Bisping: ‘Kennedy’s Pushing 40, No Kids and Impotent’

Michael Bisping is known for his quick strikes and quicker wit. And when the Englishman is cheesed off, he can bung a few cheeky insults at any pikey wanker that looks at him the wrong way… know what I mean? This time around, however, Bisping seems to be taking the high road when it comes to his verbal assaults on his...

Apr 11, 2014 7:53 am

Weidman Injury Update: Champ Hits Heavy, ‘Juggles’ Family & Rehab (Video)

After successful double-knee surgery, Chris Weidman has to keep his rehab on schedule. The UFC’s middleweight champion has an important date, July 5, with Lyoto Machida. In some recent posting to his instagram, we get an update from the Weidman camp just eight-days after his surgeries. Here’s more:

Apr 10, 2014 3:46 pm

Chris Weidman: I’ll be ready by July

On Monday, rating UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman underwent successful surgery on both of his knees. The “All American” is scheduled to defend his title against former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 this July. Many fans and media members have had their doubts regarding whether or not Weidman will be fully recovered and ready...

Apr 8, 2014 4:06 pm

Machida Cool With Fighting Anderson Silva

“It’s good for the sport. This is a fight that I would like to avoid because I know Anderson very well but, as a professional, we can’t think like that. We have to think that this is a fight that can happen, he can be a future opponent and this is something that we will...

Apr 8, 2014 3:13 pm

Sonnen vs. Silva Moved From Brazil To Vegas

Good news for Mark Munoz and Gegard Mousasi. Chael Sonnen will no longer be headlining an event on the same day they are. Instead, Sonnen vs. Silva, the ‘TUF Brazil 3’ coaching rivals, have been moved and will now fight on July 5th at UFC 175. In the coaching duo’s place comes an equally intriguing...

Apr 8, 2014 2:44 pm

Weidman Injury Update: Champ Back Cycling On Day 6 Post-Surgery (Video)

Just six short-days after his double-knee surgery, Chris Weidman, the UFC’s middleweight champion, is back cycling his way through rehab. Check it out: 6 days post surgery. Feeling pretty good — Chris Weidman (@ChrisWeidmanUFC) April 7, 2014

Apr 4, 2014 8:35 am

Kennedy: Weidman Won’t Be Ready For Machida By July

Chris Weidman underwent double-knee surgery on Tuesday and is expected to face-off with Lyoto Machida on July 5 in Las Vegas. These two things don’t add up to UFC middleweight fighter, Tim Kennedy, who believes the champ needs more time to recover. (Maybe he hasn’t seen this video) “There’s no way he’s ready by July,”...

Apr 3, 2014 6:39 pm

VIDEO | Chris Weidman Running Around After Double Knee Surgery

UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman isn’t letting that double knee surgery keep him down. The champ underwent surgery on both knees Tuesday, and posted this video the following day of himself jogging around. Weidman is expected to make a full recovery and is scheduled to fight Lyoto Machida in the headlining slot of UFC 175...

Apr 2, 2014 1:50 pm

VIDEO | Lyoto Machida Walks The Tightrope

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Lyoto Machida, is a man of many talents. In one of his recent posting to Instagram, he shows off just how talented he actually is. Check it out:

Apr 2, 2014 12:27 pm

UFC Middleweight Champ Chris Weidman Undergoes Successful Knee Surgery

This summer’s UFC 175 headliner is safe, following a successful surgery performed on the UFC’s middleweight champion, Chris Weidman. News comes via his official instagram account where the champ stated, “Thanks for all the prayers and well wishes. Surgery was a success!” Here’s some post-op photo’s:

Apr 1, 2014 10:16 am

Hall Booked Opposite Santos For UFC 175 Bout

TUF runner-up Uriah Hall will be making his return to the cage this summer in a middleweight bout opposite, Thiago Santos. The two fighters will face off at UFC 175. UFC officials announced the contest earlier today. UFC 175 goes down on July 5 from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in LAs Vegas, Nevada. In...

Mar 31, 2014 4:47 am

PHOTO | Machida’s Run For Cover During Cali Earthquake

There was an earthquake in Southern California, last Friday. It was a 5.3 centered in Los Angeles. That’s where the Machida’s live and they hit the deck! Check it: “My wife’s response to yesterday’s earthquake. Thanks for protecting us under the table.”

Mar 26, 2014 8:07 pm

Weidman To Undergo Minor Surgery on Both Knees

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is going under the knife. Weidman will undergo minor surgery on both of his knees next week, according to a report from Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight. “He’s in relatively good spirits. He’s been battling knee problems since high school,” Helwani said. “He’s had meniscal tears in both his knees...

Mar 26, 2014 6:47 am

UFC 173 Ticket Sales Postponed While Hunt For Main Event Continues

Tickets for the upcoming UFC 173 fight card were supposed to go on sale today, but that’s not happening. UFC officials have opted to hold off on sales while they search for a new main event. Originally UFC 173 was to be headlined by Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort. The TRT ban nixed that fight...

Mar 25, 2014 4:26 pm

Updated: UFC 173 Fight Card And Lineup

  Now, this one is a bit of a bummer. UFC 173, a huge card headlining a middleweight title fight for the ages, as Chris Weidman was set to face off against Lyoto ‘The Dragon’ Machida,  has been postponed and now we are left without a main event. UFC 173, scheduled for Saturday, May 24...

Mar 25, 2014 6:12 am

Dan Henderson Wants To Step In Against Lyoto Machida At UFC 173

Well…. that escalated quickly. Fresh off of his TKO win over Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC Fight Night 39 this weekend, “Hendo” has suggested that he take Weidman’s place in the main event at UFC 173. Now, we obviously know that the Lyoto vs. Weidman fight has been pushed back to July… but how many...