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 spoke with members of the media regarding a variety of topics, including the UFC 175 main event, how he feels fighting an opponent not named Anderson Silva, as well as why he hopes to et a ‘clean win’ this time. more
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Questions swirled around UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman following his two wins over Anderson Silva, but he answered them on Saturday night at UFC 175. more
LAS VEGAS – UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, challenger Lyoto Machida, women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey and Urijah Faber all earned six-figure paydays on Saturday at UFC 175. Filed under: News, UFC more
In dispatching Lyoto Machida at UFC 175, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman proved he's the best middleweight in the world.
This may seem obvious. Weidman was already the middleweight champion, after all. He beat the greatest fighter in the history of mixed martial arts, and he did so twice. By all rights, Weidman should've already been considered one of the best fighters in the world, regardless of weight class.
But there are those who didn't believe Weidman was the real deal, even after t more
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman was one of four fighters to record a six-figure payday at UFC 175.
The UFC 175 salaries are out, and there's not too much to really dissect here. Chris Weidman tops the lot with a $225k/$225k split for his unanimous decision win against Lyoto Machida, who pocketed $200,000. Ronda Rousey earned $120,000 while Alexis Davis made $1500 per second in her really quick and painful loss to Rousey. She did not pick up show money for her brief fight with Yves Lavign more
UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman continued his impressive title reign against Lyoto Machida at UFC 175, but what's next? 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