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Even after he finished Anderson Silva in consecutive fights, there were questions about Chris Weidman's middleweight title reign. The undefeated champion put an end to those doubts with an impressive win over Lyoto Machida at last night's (July 5, 2014) UFC 175 pay-per-view (PPV) event from Las Vegas. Find out how in our main event breakdown below!
Coveted Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight gold was on the line when champion Chris Weidman took on Lyoto Machida in the main event of more
Check out the social media reaction from fighters, media members and celebrities after Dana White announced the January superfight between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz. Filed under: News, UFC more
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is as high as a 4-to-1 favorite vs. Nick Diaz, one day after the fight was formally announced by the UFC.
In case you've been on an internet and television exile, Anderson Silva is fighting Nick Diaz at middleweight at the end of January as the UFC 183 main event. This should *crosses fingers* be one of the most fascinating spectacles in UFC history. Some oddsmakers have released their lines on this mega-fight, with Silva opening at -240 and Diaz a more
It’s a long way ahead, but the oddsmakers have already picked a favorite.
The mega fight between Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz has an early favorite.
The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion has been marked as a 5-to-2 favorite (-250) over Stockton's own Nick Diaz, who returns after a brief retirement stint.
The early fight odds are courtesy of Bovada.
Diaz, who signed a brand new three-fight contract with the organization, comes in as a 2-to-1 underdog (+200).
When I jokingly said on The MMA Beat that if Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva was booked, I'd have to question my religious beliefs, I never thought people would take it seriously. But many did, and I'm not entirely sure I can blame them.
Diaz vs. Silva isn't the perfect superfight or the best kind of superfight that can be made. It's also arguably not even a superfight, but quibbling about the context is a useless exercise. It's the kind of fight that doesn't get made often that the game sorely lac more
Ed Soares, the manager of Anderson Silva talks about how the Silva camp views a UFC return fight against Nick Diaz. more
LAS VEGAS -- Chris Weidman talks about his UFC 175 middleweight title fight against Lyoto Machida, why he wasn't happy after his second win over Anderson Silva, why it's bittersweet to move on from the Silva fights, and more. more
Chris Weidman knocked Anderson Silva out at UFC 162. He stopped him again in their rematch at UFC 168 after Silva snapped his leg on a checked kick. He defeated the greatest fighter on the face of the planet twice, successfully calling the middleweight throne his own in the process. Even after doing all of that, some people still feel the newly crowned champ lacks the sort of credibility his predecessor had. He’ll be stepping into the Octagon against Lyoto Machida on Saturday, July 5 at UFC 175 more