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Chris Weidman: The Complete Mixed Martial Artist

At UFC 175, Chris Weidman solidified his spot as the UFC middleweight champion, and status as one of the promotions next big stars with his win over Lyoto Machida. In his short career he had become one of the more complete mixed martial artists in the UFC today. In this fight with Machida he was forced to use all elements of the sport. This was the type of fight that revealed the...
Via Fight Booth
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Serra Flexes For A Fan In Vegas

Matt Serra, former welterweight champion and coach of current middleweight champ Chris Weidman, gets some love from the fans while in Vegas for Chris’s fight this past weekend.  Serra is never short on words and he recently told Ariel Helwani that after retiring from the sport he went on TRT and is reaping the benefits from it.  Great to see Serra with a smile on his face and...
Via Tito Couture
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Gets A Workout In With Stephen Thompson

One thing is for sure, Chris Weidman is one of the most well-rounded guys in the UFC today but of course there is always room for improvement. Chris has some amazing coaches in Matt Serra and Ray Longo but it certainly does not hurt having the man GSP called the best striker he has ever seen, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson around to train with. Thompson is an elite kickboxer who...
Via Tito Couture
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The Terra Retires, But What a Ride

Matt Serra landing a vicious punch. (Photo credit) Matt "The Terra" Serra. His nickname, derived from the dialectic pronunciation of the word "terror" in his native East Meadow, New York, has carried with it the aura of a man with the style of a Rocky movie. The garrulous New Yorker, with his banter and wit, has contributed much to the sport of Mixed Martial...
Via The Sports Post
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Costa Philippou Leaves Team Serra-Longo

UFC middleweight contender Costa Philippou has left his long time coaches and team at Team Serra-Longo and will be training with with Keith Trimble at the Bellmore Kickboxing Academy which is also located in Long Island, New York.  The split seems to be cordial as Matt Serra said, “he’s a good dude and left on good terms. (I) wish him the best on his future fights.”  Costa...
Via Tito Couture
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Serra Officially Retires Largely Due To Health Complications

Matt Serra had his Octagon debut way back in 2001 and yesterday the former champ officially called it quits.  Serra will always hold one of the biggest upset victories in UFC history when he won The Ultimate Fighter: The Comeback season and was granted an immediate title shot against then, and current champ, GSP.  Serra shocked the world and knocked out Georges in the first round...
Via Tito Couture
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Serra Compares Fighters To Strippers

“An aging fighter? You know, it’s like an aging stripper, but not as funny. Not a lot of people want to see that.” Matt Serra
Via Fight Geeks
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Former UFC Champ Matt Serra ‘Walking Away’ From MMA

What? I thought Matt Serra (pictured) was already retired? That’s probably what most mixed martial arts fans were asking when they heard the former UFC welterweight champion has decided to “walk away” from MMA. On April 5, the 39-year-old spent four days in the emergency room to have a rib removed. Serra told NewsDay that was the telltale sign that it was over, although it’s...
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Fight Camp Insider with Matt Serra Featuring Chael Sonnen (Video)

What has Matt Serra been doing since he lost to Chris Lytle all the way back at UFC 119? From the looks of it, the former welterweight champ appears to have been inhaling tons of pizza and pasta. The likable jiu jitsu expert was called upon to check in on multiple UFC 148 contestants as they prepare for battle. Serra’s first stop took him to the mean streets of West Linn, Oregon...
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

frankshamrock: @koreanightmare bingo - you will the prize of super knowledge, one of my old students Dullanty fought Matt Serra that night

frankshamrock: @koreanightmare bingo - you will the prize of super knowledge, one of my old students Dullanty fought Matt Serra that night
Via Frank Shamrock
December 05, 2011  |  Discuss
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