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
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 welterweight kingpin Johny Hendricks drops in for an update on his injury status, but also adds, "If Dana says, ‘Johny, want to fight Chris Weidman?’ I’m not going to say no.” more
The stars of UFC 175 meet the press and size up their opponents at Ultimate Media Day. Middleweight champ Chris Weidman faces a ground and pound onslaught from a much smaller opponent. more
While the judges gave UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman a unanimous decision nod for his UFC 175 victory over Lyoto Machida, most observers would likely agree the final two frames were very competitive and could have gone Machida's way. The judges only gave Machida the fourth as did UFC President Dana White, according to his post-fight press conference comments.
Still, is that enough to get Machida a rematch? Probably not.
"I gave Machida the fourth round," White said when explaining his s more
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On Saturday, Chris Weidman's first title fight against an opponent other than Anderson Silva let fans down.
Early on, Weidman was beating Lyoto Machida by moving forward patiently and mixing in takedowns. After seemingly dropping the first three rounds on the scorecards, Machida came out more aggressive in the fourth stanza and began turning things around.
Despite Machida's late push, Weidman was able to weather the storm. A takedown in the fifth round helped Weidman seal the win and defend his more
UFC 175 is in the books and payouts and salaries are in the checkbooks. Here's a complete list of last Saturday night's (July 5, 2014) earnings for all the fighters competing at the "Weidman vs. Machida" pay-per-view (PPV) event in Las Vegas, Nevada.
UFC 175 fighter payouts for those athletes competing at the "Weidman vs. Machida" pay-per-view (PPV) event last weekend (Sat., July 5, 2014) from inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, were released earlier today by the Nevada State Athleti more
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman reportedly topped the UFC 175 fighter salaries, earning nearly half a million dollars on the disclosed payroll recorded with the Nevada Athletic Commission. more