Chris Weidman News
Chris Weidman admits upcoming fight with Bruno Silva at UFC Atlantic City could be his last: “It might be”
Harry Kettle - January 11, 2024
Former champion Chris Weidman reportedly booked to return at UFC Atlantic City
Cole Shelton - January 4, 2024
Chris Weidman details recovery ahead of release of ESPN documentary: "Setback after setback"
Josh Evanoff - December 15, 2023
Ray Longo hopeful the UFC sets up Chris Weidman with "one last fight that’s fair" so he can go out on a win
Cole Shelton - September 5, 2023
Daniel Cormier praises 'savage' Chris Weidman despite UFC 292 defeat: "He could have quit"
Josh Evanoff - August 23, 2023
Matt Brown disagrees with Dana White that Chris Weidman needs to retire following his loss at UFC 292: “Just don’t fight Brad Tavares”
Susan Cox - August 23, 2023
Matt Brown is disagreeing with Dana White that Chris Weidman needs to retire following his recent loss at UFC 292. Last Saturday, August 19th saw Chris Weidman (15-7 MMA) vs. Brad Tavares (29-9 MMA) in a middleweight bout. The outcome was a unanimous decision win for the 35-year-old Tavares.
Michael Bisping sides with Dana White, says Chris Weidman “should probably retire” following latest loss at UFC 292
Susan Cox - August 23, 2023
Michael Bisping is siding with Dana White and saying that Chris Weidman ‘should probably retire’ following his latest loss at UFC 292. Last Saturday night in Boston saw Chris Weidman (15-7 MMA) vs. Brad Tavaras (20-9 MMA) in a middleweight bout. It was to be a unanimous decision loss for ‘The All-American‘.
Chris Weidman hits back at calls for retirement after UFC 292 loss: "I'm not done"
Josh Evanoff - August 21, 2023
Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman isn’t quite done yet. The former All-American wrestler made his long-awaited return at UFC 292 on Saturday night. Back opposite Brad Tavares, the fight was Chris Weidman’s first since 2021. At UFC 261 that April, he famously snapped his leg in his rematch against Uriah Hall.
Dana White urges Chris Weidman to retire following loss to Brad Tavares at UFC 292
Fernando Quiles - August 20, 2023
UFC President Dana White would rather not see Chris Weidman return to the Octagon. Weidman competed at UFC 292 after being out of action since 2021 due to a gruesome leg injury. The former UFC Middleweight Champion went one-on-one with Brad Tavares in the featured UFC 292 preliminary bout. While Chris Weidman had his moments, his lead leg took a pounding from the kicks of Tavares. The bout went the distance and Tavares was awarded the unanimous decision win.
UFC 292 Results: Brad Tavares defeats Chris Weidman (Highlights)
Chris Taylor - August 19, 2023
We have you covered for all of tonight’s UFC 292 results, including the featured prelim between Chris Weidman and Brad Tavares. Weidman (15-6 MMA) will be returning to action for the first time since suffering a broken leg in his fight with Uriah Hall at UFC 261 in April of 2021. The former middleweight champion has gone 2-6 over his past eight fights, with his lone wins in the stretch coming against Kelvin Gastelum and Omari Akhmedov.
Chris Weidman believes it's "kind of disrespectful" for him to be on the UFC 292 prelims in his return fight
Cole Shelton - August 17, 2023
Chris Weidman is a bit disappointed he is fighting on the UFC 292 prelims. Weidman is set to make his highly-anticipated return to the Octagon after breaking his leg during his fight against Uriah Hall at UFC 261 in April 2021. Since then, he has been rehabbing and had multiple surgeries to return and vowed he would fight again. He’s now set to return at UFC 292 against Brad Tavares but is the prelim headliner which he says is a bit disrespectful.
Ray Longo reveals his biggest fear for Chris Weidman ahead of UFC 292 return
Fernando Quiles - August 15, 2023
Renowned coach Ray Longo has a big concern for Chris Weidman ahead of UFC 292. Weidman is set to make the walk to the Octagon for the first time since April 2021. At UFC 261, the “All-American” suffered a grotesque leg break just seconds into his bout with Uriah Hall. Weidman ended up having to undergo two surgeries, as the fracture wasn’t healing properly. The good news for the former UFC Middleweight Champion is that his leg has now healed and he is set to fight Brad Tavares this Saturday night (August 19).
Chris Weidman confident he will make fans believe he’s a legit threat to UFC champion Israel Adesanya with comeback fight
Harry Kettle - June 16, 2023
Former UFC champion Chris Weidman believes he can make fans believe that he’s a threat to Israel Adesanya in his next outing. It’s been over two years since we last saw Chris Weidman compete inside the Octagon. When he did, the former middleweight king broke his leg in a nasty way when battling Uriah Hall. Ever since then, he’s been fighting to get back in the cage – and it seems as if he’s ready to do just that.
Chris Weidman explains why he plans to throw "the hardest leg kick of my life" immediately in return fight at UFC 292
Cole Shelton - June 7, 2023
Chris Weidman set to make highly-anticipated return from injury at UFC 292 against Brad Tavares
Cole Shelton - June 5, 2023
Chris Weidman will make the walk to the Octagon again. Weidman last fought at UFC 261 in April 2021 against Uriah Hall. Sadly, just 17 seconds into the fight, the former UFC middleweight champion threw a leg kick that Hall checked and it broke his leg which forced him to need multiple surgeries.
Chris Weidman shares advice to Israel Adesanya on facing criticism from the media: "You have to answer all those questions"
Lewis Simpson - April 4, 2023
Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman shares some friendly advice to Israel Adesanya as he prepares to reclaim the title he lost in November last year. This Saturday, at UFC 287, in Miami, Florida, Adesanya will look to avenge his first middleweight loss in MMA against a longtime foe, Alex Pereira. Pereira snatched Adesanya’s middleweight crown in the fifth round of their third combat sports encounter at UFC 281 in Maddison Square Garden.
Chris Weidman aiming for International Fight Week return two years after brutal leg break: "I just want to defy the odds"
Josh Evanoff - March 29, 2023
Nearly two years on from his devastating leg injury, Chris Weidman is closing in on a return. The former UFC middleweight champion has been out of action since his fight with Uriah Hall in April 2021. While many didn’t know it, the bout was actually a rematch, with Weidman winning by knockout in their fight a decade earlier. Sadly, the second fight went much differently.
Chris Weidman believes Logan Paul should give UFC fighters equity in PRIME after betting it on Jake Paul: "Split it all up"
Josh Evanoff - February 28, 2023
UFC middleweight Chris Weidman has an idea for what Logan Paul can do with his PRIME equity. Over the weekend, Jake Paul returned to the boxing ring against Tommy Fury. In keeping with tradition for the YouTuber’s previous fights, he made it a family affair. His brother, Logan, was in his corner and even had a mid-fight interview where he insulted ‘TNT’.
Chris Weidman plans one more title run upon UFC return: “I’m not coming back to be a B-rated fighter or a gatekeeper”
Harry Kettle - February 7, 2023
Chris Weidman reflects on road to recovery after suffering leg break against Uriah Hall: "I don't even think about quitting"
Josh Evanoff - February 6, 2023
Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has been through a lot over the last two years. At UFC 261 in April 2021, the former titleholder faced Uriah Hall. Sadly, just seconds into the contest, ‘Prime Time’ checked a kick that broke Weidman’s leg. As a result, the fight was called off, and Hall became the first fighter in promotional history to win without throwing a strike.
Chris Weidman set for combat sports return at Polaris 23 in grappling match against Owen Livesey
Josh Evanoff - January 25, 2023
Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is slated for his combat sports return. The former titleholder has been out of action since his clash with Uriah Hall in April 2021. In that outing at UFC 261, Weidman shattered his leg when throwing a kick. ‘Prime Time’ checked the blow, causing the injury, and giving Hall the first-ever victory in promotional history without throwing a strike.
Chris Weidman still training, hoping to return "middle of next year," reveals Stephen Thompson
Cole Shelton - August 26, 2022
Chris Weidman has made it known he will make the walk to the Octagon again. At UFC 261, Weidman broke his leg in a gruesome fashion as just 17 seconds into the fight, he threw a leg kick that Uriah Hall blocked and his leg snapped in half. It was a major injury that resulted in multiple surgeries but Weidman is back in the gym and getting closer to a return.
Chris Weidman targeting return near the end of 2022: "Don't give up on your dreams"
Josh Evanoff - July 5, 2022
Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman isn’t ready to call it quits yet. The 38-year-old has been out of the cage since his rematch with Uriah Hall at UFC 261 last April. While their first matchup in 2010 ended in a knockout victory for Weidman, their second encounter ended in a catastrophe.
Chris Weidman shares his thoughts on Tyron Woodley’s knockout loss to Jake Paul: “I think his legacy has definitely been tarnished”
Susan Cox - December 27, 2021
Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman believes Tyron Woodley’s legacy is tarnished following his nasty knockout loss to Jake Paul. Woodley (0-2) and Paul (5-0) collided for a second time two weekend’s ago in Tampa, this after their first contest ended in a controversial split decision win for Jake.
Chris Weidman believes "bad juju" from injury played a part in Weili Zhang's loss to Rose Namajunas at UFC 261
Chris Taylor - August 21, 2021
Chris Weidman believes that “bad juju” from his gruesome injury at UFC 261 played a part in Weili Zhang’s title loss to Rose Namajunas. Weidman (15-6 MMA), a former UFC middleweight champion, squared off with perennial division contender Uriah Hall on April 24 in Jacksonville. The contest lasted all of seventeen seconds, as the first kick that Chris threw was checked by Hall and resulted in ‘The All American’ breaking his leg.