Chris Weidman will finally defend his middleweight title against a man not named Anderson Silva when he puts the 185-pound strap on the line against Lyoto Machida in the main event of tonight's (Sat., July 5, 2014) UFC 175 pay-per-view (PPV) from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. more
Chris Weidman will defend his UFC middleweight title for the second time at UFC 175, and it will be against Lyoto Machida.
Machida is the No. 3-ranked contender at middleweight, and he is undefeated since dropping from light heavyweight. He holds a knockout win over Mark Munoz and a decision victory over Gegard Mousasi. Now he faces his toughest task.
Machida would join BJ Penn and Randy Couture as the only two-division champions in UFC history if he can pull off the upset.
Weidman defeated Ande more
UFC 175 features a middleweight title fight, as Chris Weidman looks to defend his belt against former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. Weidman will look to put Anderson Silva in his rear-view mirror, and a win over Machida would accomplish just that.
For Machida, a win over Weidman would make him just the third fighter in UFC history to hold a belt in two different weight classes, Randy Couture and BJ Penn being the others. The stakes are high, and experts are split down the middle on w more
If you didn't see it the first time around with the rest of the world, you'll want to check out Chris Weidman's knockout of Anderson Silva, the fight that earned him the UFC middleweight championship. more
Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 last night (July 5, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada, may have been the best fight of the year and you can watch the highlights of it right here. more
Highlights of the tremendous battle between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida at UFC 175.
Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida battled it out for five full rounds in the main event of UFC 175. The two men were able to go toe to toe on both a tactical and violence level as the fight evolved.
Weidman was able to win the early rounds by determining the spacing at which the fight was fought and disrupting Machida's timing.
Machida was still able to work in some brilliant body work that eventually began to more
Watch Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida full fight video highlights from UFC 175's main event above, courtesy of ESPN. More Coverage: UFC 175 results | UFC newsDownload MMA Fighting iPhone App UFC 175 took place July 5, 2014 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman (12-0) looked to defend his title against former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida (21-5) in the night's main event, which aired live on pay-per-view. Catch the video highlig more
Watch video of UFC 175 main event bout between Chris Weidman and Lyoto Machida Video: Highlights: Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida more
LAS VEGAS – Chris Weidman defended his UFC middleweight title with a unanimous decision win over Lyoto Machida on Saturday at UFC 175. Take a look at the varied scores from the fight.Filed under: News, UFC more