Chris Weidman found the life of a stranger in his hands Thursday morning. The 30-year-old mixed martial artist champion was going about his preparations for the day when he suddenly found himself frantically working to save the life of his 94-year-old neighbor. MMAFighting.com’s Shaun Al-Shatti brings us the story of Weidman’s desperate attempts to stabilize an elderly woman who would have surely perished had the fighter not heard her cries for help. Weidman told the story to Al-Shatti, explaini read news >>
Not only is Chris Weidman a UFC middleweight champion, he is also a lifesaver. read news >>
UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman isn't only an "All-American" hero in the cage, he's also one in his everyday life. read news >>
Faster than a speeding Brazilian! More powerful than a TRT needle! Able to leap pound-for-pound rankings in a single bound! Chris Weidman got to play real-life superhero earlier today (Thurs., Oct. 16, 2014) after rushing to save his elderly neighbor, who was bleeding to death in her driveway and unable to get her confounded phone to dial out. From Instagram: Shout out to this man @chrisweidmanufc who just saved our 92 year old neighbor's life. She fell onto a glass table and had pieces stuck in read news >>
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Chris Weidman came to the rescue of a woman, following her fall through a glass table. It sounds like Chris Weidman is something of a hero. At least to his elderly neighbor and her family. As he apparently spotted his 92-year old neighbor out in the rain, trying to get help, following a fall through a table. His wife posted the story on Instagram, describing the incident, and her husband's actions to help the woman get to the hospital. Shout out to this man @chrisweidmanufc who just saved our 92 read news >>
Chris Weidman was in the right place at the right time for one of his neighbors.According to Weidman's wife, who posted about the ordeal on Instagram, the UFC middleweight champion came to the aid of his neighbor, who was bleeding after an accident in her home. Shout out to this man @chrisweidmanufc who just saved our 92 year old neighbors life. She fell onto a glass table and had pieces stuck in her head. She was in her driveway bleeding out in the rain trying to call her daughter on the phone. read news >>
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When there's 10 seconds left between rounds, it's the referee's job to let the fighters' corners know and to start the athletes on the path back into the cage. But with 10 seconds left between the second and third rounds of his fight with Tim Kennedy, Yoel Romero was sitting on a stool. And on the stool he sat, for approximately 30 extra seconds as chaos reigned. While Vaseline was applied and removed at the referee John McCarthy's request. While athletic commission officials screamed at his cor read news >>
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Right leg veterinary hospital, left leg pet cemetery. It's been a ruff couple of days for one Croatian canine. A pup named "Olly" was the victim of a bungled pet execution, after a hapless hitman emptied his clip into the unwanted hound. The perpetrator, later identified as Dragutin Janicar, allegedly gunned down the dog, then picked him up and hurled him into a river. That's where Olly was rescued by two fisherman and brought to the local animal hospital, according to a report from Jutarnji (v read news >>
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Former UFC heavyweight Pat Barry had a week to remember in Virginia as he made his return to kickboxing. If you're bummed out over other recent news in the world of combat sports, this should cheer you up. Former UFC heavyweight Pat Barry had a triumphant return to kickboxing in Virginia on Saturday, but on Thursday night he played the role of hero for a woman trapped in a hotel bathroom. In an interview with Fox Sports, Barry described the situation, which involved him having to kick two doors read news >>
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We knew "HD" was making his kickboxing debut soon, but we didn't know he had to take down a pair of doors as his first two opponents... Three Doors Down sort of suck. But, what about two doors down? Just 48 hours ahead of his kickboxing debut, recently retired mixed martial arts (MMA) heavyweight Pat Barry kicked down two doors in the hotel he was staying at to save a woman who was locked in her bathroom. In an interview originally published by FOX Sports, Barry's manager, Brian Butler, had left read news >>
LAS VEGAS - With the stakes high and his job on the line, Rafaello Oliveira picked up his first UFC win in two-and-a-half years.
The Brazilian continually took and then held dominant top positions en route to a unanimous-decision victory over fellow lightweight Yoislandy Izquierdo.
The preliminary-card bout was part of Saturday's UFC 148 event at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. It streamed on Facebook prior to additional prelims on FX and the pay-per-view main card.
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LAS VEGAS - With the chips down and his future hanging in the balance, Dan Hardy put together one of his most impressive performances.
The former UFC welterweight title challenger snapped a four-fight win streak and avoided a surefire UFC release with a first-round knockout of fellow striker Duane "Bang" Ludwig.
The fight was part of UFC 146 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
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With one look at Cub Swanson's medical records, you know the guy has suffered more than his fair share of bad luck.
The latest? A sparring injury that resulted in orbital, nasal and cheek
fractures, as well as a broken jaw. Seven weeks after the injury, the
UFC fighter remains on an all-liquid diet.
Still, there was a little good luck: As the UFC's first fighter to use the organization's recently enacted accident-insurance coverage, he saved himself a whopping $50,000 in out-of-pocket me read news >>