How much has life changed for UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman since he won the title? He was getting set to head to the airport to catch his flight to Los Angeles when he appeared on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. Weidman, who defeated Lyoto Machida last week at UFC 175, has been nominated for an ESPY award for the "Best Upset" of 2013 for his UFC 162 knockout of former champion Anderson Silva. He joins fellow UFC champions Ronda Rousey ("Best Female Athlete" and "Best Fighter") and J more
Score one for "Ruthless."
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White was about two seconds away from losing his shit on Friday night (July 25, 2014) after the conclusion of the UFC on FOX 12 weigh in event (results and video here).
That's because Robbie Lawler informed the UFC brass he was refusing to fight Matt Brown in the FOX main event tomorrow night inside SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., after "The Immortal" came in heavy by 1.5 pounds.
Take a look: In reality, Lawler more
Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is petitioning to fight Chris Weidman at UFC 181 on December 6. The fact that the perennial contender is already booked for that championship bout is inconsequential, at least according to Rockhold in his recent comments to Bloody Elbow. That licensing is questionable. Is the fact that he cried supposed to make us feel sorry that he's been a lifelong cheater? He's pretty much a pathological liar. He should really consider taking up acting. M more
It was only after UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks defeated Robbie Lawler at UFC 171 that he let everyone in on the problem with his performance. He had suffered a torn bicep in his right arm in training, which essentially rendered him a one-armed competitor on fight night.Nevertheless, his performance was fine -- in fact, that fight, which wasn’t decided until the fifth round, is still one of the forerunners for Fight of the Year. Hendricks dug deeper in the championship rounds and sec more
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Johny Hendricks believes his win over Robbie Lawler at UFC 171 was actually his first title defense, because "Bigg Rigg" insists he beat Georges St. Pierre at UFC 167. more
UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks cleared to begin training and is looking forward to working his way through the contenders in the division. With his time on the sidelines close to running out, Johny Hendricks is looking forward to getting back into the octagon to defend his title.
The welterweight champion may have won the title very recently in his last octagon outing, but he believes that contest against Robbie Lawler served as his first title defense because he was robbed of the tit more
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will look to continue his historic run by facing a reinvented Lyoto Machida in the main event of tonight's (July 5, 2014) UFC 175 from Las Vegas. Will the confident young champion silence his haters, or is it time for "The Dragon" to make history? Read our fight preview to find out!
Coveted Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) gold will be on the line tonight (July 5, 2014) when middleweight champion Chris Weidman meets Lyoto Machida in the main event of U more
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman came away from UFC 175 with belt intact, but he did not escape unscathed. more
After his second title defense, the UFC's middleweight champion is starting to open up a bit about his fears and desires while holding the belt.
It's good to be the king. Excepting, of course, that sometimes it isn't. Especially when, for the second time in as many attempts, you're faced with the possibility of cancelling your upcoming title fight. That's where current middleweight champion apparently found himself just a couple weeks out from his UFC 175 bout with Lyoto Machida. After initially more