Picking up the Pieces: What’s Next for Chris Weidman?

Each time one of my beloved sports teams steals defeat from the jaws of victory, I ask myself the same question: would I have been happier if it was a blowout? Most frequently it was my Pittsburgh Steelers, who came close to upsetting the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday before finding a way to lose for a fourth straight week. I couldn’t help but wonder if the loss would have gone down...
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November 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Kurt Angle offers advice to Chris Weidman for neck injury

Chris Weidman had to pull out of his main evet title shot at UFC 199 due to a pretty serious neck injury. There are few people who know what he is going through, but former professional wrestler and 1996 Olympic Gold Medalist Kurt Angle certainly does. Weidman had to pull out of his title shot against Luke Rockhold due to a bulging disc in his neck, a similar injury to what Angle...
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May 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Details Neck Injury That Forced Him Out Of UFC 199

Former UFC middleweight champion Chis Weidman (pictured) wanted to make something perfectly clear Wednesday, one day after an undisclosed injury forced him out of his UFC 199 instant rematch with champ Luke Rockhold – he did not want to pull out of the sequel. Weidman revealed a neck injury that he has always been able to manage since his high school wrestling days turned into a...
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman details reason for pulling out of UFC 199

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman was set to face current title holder Luke Rockhold in a rematch for 185-pound gold at UFC 199 next month in Inglewood, Calif. Unfortunately, Weidman was forced to withdraw from the bout due to injury. On Wednesday morning, Weidman took to social media to release a lengthy statement detailing his current situation. According to Weidman...
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May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC 199: Weidman out of main event due to injury; search for replacement underway

If you were looking forward to the main event middleweight title rematch at UFC 199 between Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman – you’re going to have to wait. Weidman has withdrawn from the bout due to an injury to the neck/shoulder area according to @TalkMMA who was the first to tweet about the potential change at the top of the card. The news was later confirmed by FloCombat’s Jeremy...
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May 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch Chris Weidman master mixed martial arts and craft

Chris Weidman is best known as one of the fiercest middleweights on the planet, but it seems in his spare time he like to engage in some homemade crafts.Well, crafting with a twist.The former middleweight champion recently filmed a segment called "Mixed Martial Arts and Craft" courtesy of The Kicker where Weidman shows how to create a beautiful pop up greeting card while kicking...
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April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman wants next fight to be in New York

Just a few weeks ago, New York caught up with the rest of the country as it became the final state in the United States to legalize mixed martial arts. This opens the possibility for the UFC to bring events to venues like the Barclays Center and Madison Square Garden. Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman, a Long Island native, is one of many who is thrilled to finally have...
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April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman 'embarrassed' by 'ignorant' comments made by NY assembly

Chris Weidman listened for nearly three hours as members of the New York State Assembly argued back and forth in favor and against the bill that would legalize mixed martial arts in his home state.Weidman has been on the front lines alongside UFC officials in attempts to legalize the sport in New York and while the Assembly overwhelmingly supported the bill in the end with a vote...
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March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

MMA Bread 'N' Butter: How Chris Weidman uses his left hook to finish fights (VIDEO)

In the latest MMA Bread 'N' Butter technique video (above), resident expert, coach Jason Parillo, talks about All-American wrestler Chris Weidman's unique ability to finish fights with his left hook. Most fighters, even top ones, still back straight up when confronted with punch combinations.It can sometimes feel like the easiest and most natural thing to do, and sometimes it works...
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December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman says he's as light as a welterweight, ahead of UFC 194

Middleweight UFC champion Chris Weidman has enjoyed a size advantage over most of his opponents because, well, he's a big guy. At least, he used to be."I'm more like a 170-pounder," Weidman recently told MMA Junkie Radio."I weigh like 192, 193 [pounds] in the morning. I've got my weight down really low for this one."Weidman is a couple weeks away from defending his belt against Luke...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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