Weidman tried to shoot in for a takedown early but Machida threw a leg kick. The challenger took control of the center of the cage as the champion was backed up and looking for an opening.
Weidman fired off with a right but Machida answered with a big left counter in response. The American failed on a takedown and Lyoto made him pay with punches on the way back up.
A hard right hand from the champ looked to stun "The Dragon". He continued throwing and landing shots, stealing back the momentum Ma more
On Saturday night, Chris Weidman stepped in the cage looking to defend his middleweight title against the former light heavyweight champion, Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida.
After an intense, back-and-forth battle, which won Fight of the Night, Weidman was declared the winner by unanimous decision (49-45, 48-47, 49-46).
At the post-fight press conference, Dana White was asked about Weidman's next possible fight, and the name that White gave was another former light heavyweight champion, Vitor "The Ph more
Check out the behind the scenes lead-up to Saturday's UFC 175 fight between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida, as well as Ronda Rousey vs. Alexis Davis. more
Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin discussed the upcoming main event at UFC 175 between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida. While he has since had a change of heart, Rich Franklin was not always the biggest believer in Chris Weidman's fighting ability.
The former UFC middleweight champion, who recently accepted the position of Vice President of ONE Fighting Championships, and began work in that official capacity at ONE FC: Honor & Glory last month, discussed the main event in detail wit more
Because Brazil is the one place Belfort can still get licensed lickety-split.
Lyoto Machida has a chance to capture the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title this Saturday night (July 5, 2014) when he fights Chris Weidman in the UFC 175 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, which goes down inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
But Vitor Belfort can only see the "All American."
That means "The Phenom" will be waiting for Weidman at the conclusion of this weekend's mix more
Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has released a letter explaining his recent support for a friend – one who’s also a drug kingpin currently awaiting trial for trafficking and other crimes.Filed under: News, UFC more
As one of the best weekends of the year, there's no better way to cap off celebrating our nation's independence than to sit down with some friends and family and watch two of the best middleweights in the world go to war.
In a fight that will pin an undefeated champion against arguably the best counter striker this sport has ever seen, Chris Weidman will finally get a chance to showcase his skills in a title fight not opposite Anderson Silva.
Instead, The All-American will try to defeat Brazilia more
You can now watch a video of the full Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida segment from the “Countdown to UFC 175? special, which debuted Sunday on FOX Sports 1.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos more
Watch Countdown to UFC 175 as it goes in depth at the Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida headliner. more