Watch Countdown to UFC 175 as it goes in depth at the Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida headliner.

This weekend, Chris Weidman will look to defend his middleweight title against former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. The bout headlines UFC 175 and will be one of two title fights slated for the card. Zuffa has released the Countdown show to preview the headliner, and you can watch the clip above.

Will Weidman establish his dominance at middleweight by knocking off yet another champion, or will Machida join legendary fighters such as Randy Couture and B.J. Penn as the only men to hold UFC titles in two divisions?

Go behind the scenes of as two undefeated champions prepare to defend their titles against hungry challengers at UFC 175 on July 5. After making history by beating Anderson Silva -- twice -- middleweight king Chris Weidman prepares to face former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, a training partner of Silva who's undefeated in his new weight class.

Check out the full UFC 175 fight card here.

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