At UFC 175, No. 3 middleweight contender Lyoto Machida will attempt to strip the championship title away from the division’s reigning champion, Chris Weidman. With the win, the Brazilian would set himself up to become the third mixed martial artist in UFC history to acquire a belt from two separate divisions. However, Machida’s opportunity to wrest the title away from Weidman does not come without its own set of challenges. Weidman is a NCAA Division I All-American wrestler who has transitioned 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
During the UFC 175/TUF 19 Finale conference call audio, Chris Weidman, Lyoto Machida, Ronda Rousey, Alexis Davis, B.J. Penn, and Frankie Edgar discussed their upcoming fights this weekend. Check it out above. more
Check out Chris Weidman, Lyoto Machida, Ronda Rousy, Alexis David, BJ Penn, and Frankie Edgar as they share their thoughts on the upcoming fights during the UFC 175/TUF 19 Finale Conference Call with media. more
At this point, it’s one of our sport's most persistent jokes.
Five years after the UFC broadcast team prematurely bellowed the dawn of a new day in the light heavyweight division, the “Lyoto Machida Era” has become the “Rickson by arm bar” of squandered potential. When Machida meets Chris Weidman on Saturday at UFC 175, it may not only represent his last opportunity to recapture a world title, but also his final chance to avoid going down as the butt of one of MMA’s cruelest memes.
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Video: Watch Chris Weidman knockout Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 via ground-and-pound, as EA Sports UFC simulates the Saturday night (July 5, 2014) headliner along with Ronda Rousey vs. Alexis Davis inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. more
Neither had the best performance of their careers at UFC 172 in Baltimore, Maryland this past May, but they may just get a chance to redeem themselves. Coincidentally, it could be a bout opposite one another.
According to a report by Ariel Helwani on Fox Sports 1's UFC Tonight on Wednesday, a bout between UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixiera and Phil Davis has been discussed. Helwani noted the bout was possible and if it did take place, would be set for the fall of this year, but nothing has ye more
LAS VEGAS -- At the UFC 175 open workouts, Chris Weidman, Lyoto Machida, Ronda Rousey, and Alexis Davis participated in the event. Check out the highlights above.
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LAS VEGAS – Check out UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman’s full media scrum from Las Vegas. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos more