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We're about 18 months into the new era of middleweight champion Chris Weidman. Ever since that historic night inside of the MGM Grand Garden Arena at UFC 162, the world has begun familiarizing itself with this new breed. He's the All-American and the best fighter at 185 pounds. Two men have tried to pry the belt from his grasp. Two men have failed. A third man gets his chance at UFC 184 on Feb. 28, but whether Vitor Belfort has what it takes to dethrone the king is anybody's guess. Whether any o read news >>

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By the time this mixed martial arts (MMA) event is over, we'll not only know who lays claim to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight title, but we'll also know who is pegged as division No. 1 contender. Well, kinda/sorta. That's because Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort will headline a stacked UFC 184 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Feb. 28, 2015, from inside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif. (full fight card here), which also happens to feature the 185-pound clash between top read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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"All-American" remains clean as a whistle. Chris Weidman's results from a random drug test administered by California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) on Nov. 21, 2014, have come back clean for any banned substances. CSAC Executive Officer, Andy Foster, informed MMAMania.com of the good news earlier this afternoon. Weidman will face VItor Belfort at UFC 184, which takes place at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., on Feb. 28, 2015. Belfort -- who has failed drug tests in the past -- has alrea read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Dana White on Wednesday talked about Jon Jones, the potential returns of Georges St-Pierre and Brock Lesnar, as well as Anderson Silva's possible return to title contention. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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At UFC Fight Night 58, Lyoto Machida rebounded from his loss to Chris Weidman and took his first step toward earning another shot at the middleweight championship. Facing C.B. Dollaway, Machida wasted little time in front of his home fans in Brazil. Before his opponent had a chance to attempt a takedown, The Dragon landed a devastating kick to the body, which led to a knockout victory. Was the win over Dollaway enough to earn Machida a spot in the pound-for-pound rankings? Did he gain any ground read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Following a strong effort against Chris Weidman in July, Lyoto Machida took his first step last Saturday toward a rematch with the champion. It took Machida 62 seconds to put C.B. Dollaway down. The Dragon landed a brutal kick to Dollaway’s body and followed up with punches to end the bout quickly. Heading into the weekend, Dollaway had won two in a row and made an unexpected run into the middleweight rankings. On Saturday, we learned that The Doberman still isn't quite ready to be a serious con read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Room for one more? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) legend Don Frye is renting a room in Chris Weidman's keister -- reluctantly -- ahead of the UFC 184 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on Feb. 28, 2014 inside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. That's because he's expecting the "All American" to smash division No. 1 contender Vitor Belfort, who returns from his extended layoff (thanks to this) to make one last run at the 185-pound title. But Frye thinks "The Phenom" can read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Johnny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler. Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida. Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes. Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic. Pat Curran vs. Daniel Straus. Five thrilling fights. Four title affairs, the other a former champion trying to hold his ground against a rising contender. All five went to the championship rounds. All of them had their outcome in doubt going into the final moments; some because score was a tossup, others because the guy clearly behind on the cards was pulling out al read news >>

  • a month ago
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One more round. That’s all Lyoto Machida may have needed to dethrone Chris Weidman in their UFC 175 fight for the middleweight championship of the world. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The gruesome leg injury Anderson Silva suffered at the hands of Chris Weidman nearly a year ago could have easily been avoided, according to Anthony Pettis. The reigning UFC lightweight champ, a black belt in kickboxing and taekwondo, spoke in detail with Peter Rosenberg of Realer Sports about the "amateur mistake" that almost cost Silva his career and struck fear into kickers all over the world: It was kind of an amateur mistake. I mean, he kicked a check, and that’s like a basic kickboxing mov read news >>

  • a month ago
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Middleweight champion Chris Weidman discusses the pros and cons of the UFC’s new uniform sponsorship deal with Reebok. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Chris Weidman is on the cusp of mixed martial arts stardom. Since the start of his run in the UFC, Weidman’s maturity in competition has been something worth watching. As 2015 approaches, the current middleweight champion finds himself in a position to have a huge year, if he can continue to stay victorious and healthy. The UFC has set up an interesting start to next year. The middleweight division is filled with a number of contenders. Vitor Belfort, Yoel Romero, Ronaldo Souza and Luke Rockhold read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman talks about the new UFC-Reebok partnership, the pros and cons of the deal, as well as his upcoming title fight against Vitor Belfort. read news >>

  • a month ago
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NEW YORK -- UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman talks about the new UFC-Reebok partnership, the pros and cons of the deal, as well as his upcoming title fight against Vitor Belfort. read news >>

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