Chris Weidman will defend his UFC middleweight title for the second time at UFC 175, and it will be against Lyoto Machida.
Machida is the No. 3-ranked contender at middleweight, and he is undefeated since dropping from light heavyweight. He holds a knockout win over Mark Munoz and a decision victory over Gegard Mousasi. Now he faces his toughest task.
Machida would join BJ Penn and Randy Couture as the only two-division champions in UFC history if he can pull off the upset.
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Chris Weidman defended his UFC middleweight title for the second time at UFC 175, winning a unanimous decision over Lyoto Machida.
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On Saturday night, the UFC middleweight title and women's bantamweight title are on the line in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event sees Lyoto Machida challenge Chris Weidman for the former, while Alexis Davis will challenge Ronda Rousey for the latter.
In addition, Stefan Struve will make his UFC return after being out for over a year, and Urijah Faber is fighting on the prelims for the first time in his UFC career.
Meanwhile, a few individuals may be fighting to remain with the company.
Lyoto Machida spoke with the media on Wednesday about his upcoming middleweight title fight against champion Chris Weidman and mentioned the possibility of fighting at welterweight. more
On Saturday, Chris Weidman will look to defend his middleweight title against Lyoto Machida, and Ronda Rousey will look to defend her title against Alexis Davis.
The next day, Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn will meet for the third time, following their coaching gig on The Ultimate Fighter.
Penn and Edgar first fought at UFC 112, where Edgar won Penn's lightweight title by unanimous decision. Penn was granted an immediate rematch, and Edgar won a second unanimous decision, and he was more dominant tha more