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
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
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
With UFC 176 having been scrapped due to an injury to featherweight champion Jose Aldo, the process of distributing the rest of the fight card is underway. And the co-main event fighters from that card are now headed to Connecticut, according to UFC president Dana White.
White tweeted out that middleweight contenders Gegard Mousasi and Ronaldo Souza are headed for UFC Fight Night 50 at Foxwoods Resort Casino on September 5. And right now that fight could be slotted one of two ways.
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Top-ranked middleweight contender Luke Rockhold has been cleared to resume training after recovering from a broken toe in his right foot, MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight.
A former Strikeforce champion, Rockhold (12-2) suffered the injury midway through his dominant UFC 172 performance over Tim Boetsch, which he won in a little over two minutes via an inverted triangle/kimura.
The 29-year-old AKA product is currently the No. 5 ranked middleweight in the UFC, and including more
Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz finally has a return date set, but being at the sidelines for this long has already cost him millions.
Dominick Cruz became the consensus number 1 bantamweight when he first won the WEC strap back in 2010. He has defended that belt twice with the promotion, and twice more as the UFC titlist, establishing himself as one of the most unique and promising champions in the sport. Multiple injuries have sidelined him for almost 3 years, and not only did h more
Ray Longo, the striking coach of UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, is welcoming any and all challengers next for his prized pupil. Speaking on MMA Junkie Radio, Longo gushed about Weidman's recent UFC 175 win over Lyoto Machida and stated who he thinks is in the title mix at 185 pounds. I don’t care what happens. Chris Weidman is for real. He’s a great fighter. He’s going to be around for a long time, as long as he can stay injury free. Look, he got Lyoto Machida. (Quinton) ‘Rampage’ Jack more
UFC top middleweight Luke Rockhold has never been shy about his feelings about performance-enhancing drugs in MMA.
Bleacher Report got a chance to chat with Rockhold and get his opinion on Vitor Belfort, PEDs and more.
Check out why he has no respect for Belfort and why he thinks the Brazilian won’t even make it to his upcoming title fight with Chris Weidman at UFC 181.Read more MMA news on BleacherReport.com more
With his first anniversary as UFC middleweight champion approaching, it sounds as though Chris Weidman has made peace with never getting the credit he deserves.
It’s hard to believe anyone would doubt him leading up to his UFC 175 showdown with Lyoto Machida—a fight exactly 364 days removed from the first time he toppled Anderson Silva and took a hammer to our delicate sensibilities—yet some fans remain unimpressed.
There was enough weirdness during his two 2013 victories over Silva that those p more