Archive: Chris Weidman

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 http://t.co/EtmU43bzqo — 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 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 24, 2014 3:21 pm

Weidman Injured, Out Of UFC 173 Bout With Machida

UFC 173 is one of those events… After removing Vitor Belfort from his promised title bid due to the ban on Tesosterone Replacement Therapy, the UFC put in an equally intriguing fighter to go opposite Chris Weidman in the form of Lyoto Machida. All was well with UFC 173, until news hit today that, Weidman,...

Mar 21, 2014 5:22 pm

Anderson Silva Says Weidman ‘No Threat’ To Machida

“Lyoto has a good team. I believe a lot in Lyoto. We are close friends. This belt needs to be in Brazil. Weidman is a great athlete but there isn’t too much secret about fighting him. Lyoto has great chances of winning because Weidman is a normal guy, he has no weapons to threaten Lyoto....

Mar 20, 2014 11:07 am

PHOTO | ‘UFC 173: Weidman vs. Machida’ Official Poster

The UFC 173 official poster just got a facelift with the removal of Vitor Belfort from the show’s main event. UFC officials recently released this newer version of the pre-fight event flyer, featuring Machida and Weidman dressed in war paint. Check it:

Mar 17, 2014 12:34 pm

Chris Weidman Discusses Breaking Anderson Silva’s Leg

“I just knew that I checked it really good. I knew that, I’ve checked guys legs and… With this whole camp after the first fight, I got leg kicked a lot. My leg was bothering me for like, two, three weeks. So, man, I did not want to get leg kicked again. Anderson Silva was...

Mar 10, 2014 3:08 pm

Cro Cop: Anderson Silva will never be the same fighter

Former UFC heavyweight and PRIDE legend Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic recently appeared as a guest on Ariel Helwani’s ‘The MMA Hour.’ During the interview, Cro Cop touched on the brutal leg injury suffered by former middleweight champion Anderson Silva at December’s UFC 168 event, here is what he had to say: “I’m 39 already, and how long...

Mar 10, 2014 2:00 pm

Machida Confident His Striking Will Defeat Weidman

“Ed (Soares) called me and said ‘I think they had a problem with Vitor and you’ll have to fight for the title.’ I said sure, that’s great. I’ve fought a lot of wrestlers before, and I know Weidman has a good wrestling, but I’m confident on the work I’m developing with my team. I believe...

Mar 6, 2014 7:56 am

VIDEO | Weidman & Machida Discuss TRT Ban

“I’ve made it no secret at all my stance on TRT. I always thought it was cheating. There was just guys taking advantage of it, so it’s a huge step in the right direction for the sport to get rid of that. – Chris Weidman.

Mar 5, 2014 7:45 am

VIDEO | Chris Weidman Teaching Submission Set-Ups

UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman, teaches a room full of students some grappling technique. You can actually learn from the champ yourself should you be willing to make the trip to the NYC. (Details here)

Mar 5, 2014 7:24 am

VIDEO | UFC Champ Jon Jones Teaches Kicking Techniques

UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, has a good grasp on what it takes to make a career out of kicking. You can actually learn from the champ yourself should you be willing to make the trip to the NYC. (Details here)

Mar 3, 2014 9:07 pm

JDS Returns, Meets Miocic In UFC 173 Co-Main Event

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos, has an opponent set in the form of Cleveland based fighter, Stipe Micioc. The two top-heavyweight fighters have agreed to square off in the UFC 173 co-main event. UFC 173 goes down on May 24 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main...

Mar 3, 2014 10:51 am

Belfort’s Official Apology To Fans

“I want to apologize to all my fans that have been let down by the news of me not competing in the title fight against Chris Weidman. I wanted nothing more than to go and compete for the belt. As you all know, I have been doing a legal treatment approved by every commission I...

Mar 3, 2014 10:44 am

QUICK TWITT | Bisping Blasts “Cheating, Scumbag, Hypocrite” Belfort For Cheating On TRT

In the eyes of many, Vitor Belfort has been cheating his way to a title shot while using Testosterone Replacement Therapy. However, Belfort’s use of the controversial therapy was completely inline with the rules and regulations. Was the Brazilian getting an edge over his competition? Michael Bisping sounds off on twitter about the subject. Check...

Mar 2, 2014 9:27 pm

Fertitta Explains/Defends Reason Pulling Vitor Off UFC 173 Card

“At the end of the day, we have a fight to promote on May 24. Chris is going to defend his title, and you know how this business works: You’ve got to get commercials in two to three months early. We’ve got to get key art done. We’ve got a fight to promote and Vitor,...

Mar 2, 2014 8:36 pm

Belfort Needs 90 Days To Transition Off TRT

Last week the Nevada State Athletic Commission banned the use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy in their jurisdiction and shortly after Brazil and the UFC followed suit. The next day Vitor Belfort was removed from his title fight against Chris Weidman and he was replaced by Lyoto Machida. According to Vitor, the UFC promised him the...

Feb 28, 2014 2:08 pm

Fighting Odds: Chris Weidman Opens as -225 Favorite Over Lyoto Machida

  The big news of the day was that Vitor Belfort is out of UFC 173 and Lyoto Machida is in. Machida will now fight Chris Weidman at UFC 173 on May 24, 2014, for the UFC middleweight title. Thanks to Sportsbook, we have the opening betting lines for the title fight. Chris Weidman- -225...