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SAN JOSE, Calif. - When 2012 began, UFC middleweight Chris Weidman was considered a bright prospect with ample potential.
After dominating Mark Munoz in the headliner of Wednesday UFC on FUEL TV
4 event, "The All American" is now a bona fide contender, and he's
certain if given the chance, he could take out the division's longtime
kingpin, Anderson Silva.
"I'll take him down," Weidman said. I think, I really do believe, that I
could submit him and finish him. I really think I can."
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His confidence at an all-time high after dominating Mark Munoz, Chris Weidman believes he can submit UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva.
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Chris Weidman's busy defending his title. Anderson Silva's busy preparing for his comeback. Vitor Belfort's busy brushing off his critics. Luke Rockhold's busy vying to replace Belfort as one of his biggest critics.
Meanwhile, UFC middleweight and former Olympic wrestler Yoel Romero is busy doing his own thing: training to prove that he's capable of beating anybody at 185 pounds as the division's dark-horse title contender. Romero spent a majority of his life as a wrestler—preparing for the 2000 read news >>
As if two victories against Anderson Silva weren't enough, Chris Weidman sealed his status as a legitimate UFC champion with a unanimous-decision victory (49-45, 48-47, 49-46) over Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 in Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center Saturday.
The fact that Weidman had to "prove himself" at all in his second title defense was always a silly notion. The ending of his second bout with Silva may have ended on an unlikely injury, but he more than held his own before the finish and score read news >>
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 read news >>
After each of his fights against Anderson Silva during 2013, Chris Weidman was rightfully announced as the undisputed UFC middleweight champion.
Maybe now people will finally stop disputing it.
Weidman answered his many critics on Saturday at UFC 175, earning his stripes as 185-pound kingpin with a unanimous decision victory over Lyoto Machida in a bout that will no doubt wind up on many Fight of the Year ballots. In the process, Weidman proved that his previous two victories over Silva were no read news >>
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Chris Weidman competes at UFC 175 to defend his middleweight title, but first, watch the fight which got him the championship. read news >>
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. read news >>
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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 read news >>
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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. read news >>