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UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 181 title fight opposite Vitor Belfort: Belfort vs. Weidman moved to February, according to Vitor. Damn. — Guilherme Cruz (@guicruzzz) September 22, 2014 The news was confirmed shortly thereafter by MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani: Dana White just confirmed to me that Chris Weidman had to pull out of UFC 181 and the Belfort-Weidman fight has now been moved to Feb. — Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) September read news >>

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UFC middleweight title challenger Vitor Belfort says that champion Chris Weidman is out of their December title fight after breaking his hand. Nothing like a dose of bad news to start off your week, as UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort posted a statement on his Facebook page, saying that champion Chris Weidman broke his hand and is out of their UFC 181 main event bout on December 6th. I've just received the news that Chris Weidman broke his hand and, for what everything points to, our fig read news >>

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It looks like another big title fight in 2014 is getting pushed back following an apparent injury to Chris Weidman. This may go down as a cursed year for the UFC's biggest stars. Anderson Silva, Johny Hendricks, Cain Velasquez, Junior Dos Santos, Jose Aldo, Alexander Gustafsson, and Jon Jones have all gone down with fight cancelling and postponing injuries in 2014. Add another to the list, as Vitor Belfort is reporting that middleweight champion Chris Weidman has been forced out of their UFC 181 read news >>

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Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort won’t go toe-to-toe at UFC 181. Scheduled to defend his UFC middleweight title on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Weidman has suffered a hand injury and was forced out of the UFC 181 card. Belfort posted the news on his Facebook page on Monday. "I’ve just received the news that Chris Weidman broke his hand and, for what everything points to, our fight is gonna be moved to February," Belfort wrote. UFC has yet to officially announce the news and a new date for the cha read news >>

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Surging UFC middleweight contender Ronaldo Souza isn't scheduled to fight for the UFC middleweight championship this year, but apparently, he's anxious for a high-profile matchup before 2015 begins. "Jacare," the No. 2 185-pounder in the UFC's official rankings, is fresh off a dominant submission victory over Gegard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 50 last week and is hoping to keep the momentum going, based on a report from this week's edition of UFC Tonight (h/t MMA Fighting). MMAFighting.com's Arie read news >>

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Can't knock (out) the confidence. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight titleholder, Chris Weidman, recently said if he doesn't get a stoppage victory over Vitor Belfort when they collide at UFC 181 on Dec. 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, that he'd be "real disappointed." Weidman, a jiu-jitsu black belt, has proven he's got the chops to either submit or knockout his opponent (proof). And while most would agree it would behoove "All American" to stray from engaging in a stand-up battle read news >>

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In part 2 of Luke Rockhold's interview with BloodyElbow.com, the former Strikeforce champion spoke about Vitor Belfort, and the the troubling state of PED's in MMA. Following Michael Bisping's win in Macau, where he battered and bloodied up Cung Le for 4 rounds, the smack talk between him and Luke Rockhold has escalated. The Brit immediately called out Rockhold just moments after his victory, and Rockhold upped the ante right after. Rockhold offered a purse bet where if he wins in the 1st round, read news >>

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But is banging it out with "The Phenom" the smartest thing to do? To the mixed martial arts (MMA) analyst, as well as any fan of the sport, hardcore or novice, the general consensus is that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Chris Weidman's best chance to retain his title against Vitor Belfort is to avoid a stand-up battle. Lyoto Machida, on the other hand, doesn't seem to think that's necessarily the case. Speaking to MMA Fighting, "The Dragon" says there is no denying h read news >>

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If anyone knows just how good Chris Weidman is, it's Lyoto Machida. The former light heavyweight champion went toe-to-toe with the current middleweight champion for 25 minutes and came up on the losing end. Weidman, whose pedigree is that of a wrestler, got the better of Machida in all aspects of the striking game. Machida was apparently so impressed with Weidman's offensive, he thinks the champ can stand and trade with one of the scariest strikers on the planet in Vitor Belfort. When asked if W read news >>

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