Chris Weidman competes at UFC 175 to defend his middleweight title, but first, watch the fight which got him the championship. more
Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey will both defend their titles at UFC 175 on Saturday night, according to an EA Sports UFC simulation released Tuesday.
Weidman will defend his UFC middleweight title against Lyoto Machida with a second-round TKO, while Rousey retained her UFC women's bantamweight title with a submission (armbar) in the second round.
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Chris Weidman knocked Anderson Silva out at UFC 162. He stopped him again in their rematch at UFC 168 after Silva snapped his leg on a checked kick. He defeated the greatest fighter on the face of the planet twice, successfully calling the middleweight throne his own in the process. Even after doing all of that, some people still feel the newly crowned champ lacks the sort of credibility his predecessor had. He’ll be stepping into the Octagon against Lyoto Machida on Saturday, July 5 at UFC 175 more
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its weigh in event earlier today (Fri., July 4, 2014) at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, for those fighters competing at the UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" event, which is scheduled to take place tomorrow night live on pay-per-view.
For complete UFC 175 weigh in results and video click here.
The staredowns were nothing to write home about, as is usually the case, but you can at least get a look at how each fighter chose to square off more
From Yahoo Sports: Ronda Rousey made quick work of Alexis Davis while Chris Weidman had his hands full with Lyoto Machida. more
While they executed their goals in dramatically different fashions, both Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey left the Mandalay Bay Events Center with their heads held high and those gleaming golden belts wrapped around their waists on Saturday night, victorious once more as the featured attractions of UFC 175.
Weidman was forcibly dragged into deep waters for the first time of his young career, as former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida danced and feinted, dipped and swarmed, but ultimate more
UFC stars Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey, and Urijah Faber all won at UFC 175, but all three, and several other fighters, face the possibility of being sidelined until 2015. more
Then came a pair of devastating wins over Anderson Silva and well, it sounds like Franklin is boarding the "All American" Express. Choo! Choo! "I tell you what, I wasn't a big Weidman believer at first, but looking at the second Anderson Silva fight, he looked great and had a solid gameplan. Lyoto & Anderson have this great ability to elude punches and draw you into their game. Lyoto is obviously a bit different than Anderson and he is a bigger fighter, and size hasn't played a big role in the A more
Anderson Silva is returning to the Octagon in 2015, but a rematch with Chris Weidman and another shot at UFC gold isn’t on his agenda.
The former middleweight champ won’t let vengeance or redemption become the focal point for his UFC return. Instead, he is willing to take a backseat to teammates Lyoto Machida and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza as they try their hand at the new middleweight king.
During a media scrum in Brazil, per MMAFighting.com, Silva said: Rematch with Chris Weidman is something that more