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Vitor Belfort Is Granted License, Will Face Chris Weidman At UFC 181 In December

Vitor Belfort was a granted a license on Wednesday morning by the Nevada State Athletic Commission in a unanimous vote. The NSAC told Belfort that he cannot fight before the month of December, has to have his next fight in Las Vegas and will have to subject himself to random blood and urine testing at anytime, anywhere. NSAC also told Belfort that he will have to pay for the testing...
Via Between The Ropes
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Champ Chris Weidman Could Be Sent to Brazil to Fight Vitor Belfort

What does Vitor Belfort (pictured) have on the UFC? Despite flunking February’s random drug test for elevated levels of testosterone, which essentially allowed Lyoto Machida to jump in front of him for a crack at UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, Befort remains the division’s top contender. Not only that, UFC president Dana White revealed Friday that he’s open to sending...
Via 5thRound.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman And His Wife On The Pier In LA

 Certainly a great time in the life of champion Chris Weidman! He just defended his belt for the second time in an impressive 25-minute war against a former UFC champion, Lyoto Machida and now he is getting to spend some time getting a little rest and relaxation with his lovely wife. All the best to Chris, excited to see how his already incredibly impressive career progresses! Chris...
Via Tito Couture
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lyoto Machida With Daniel Woirin

 Lyoto Machida with one of the best Muay-Thai instructors in the game, Daniel Woirin who has worked with everyone from Anderson Silva to Tarec Saffiedine! Lyoto Machida getting through his weight cut Lyoto Machida beating up a tire
Via Tito Couture
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Off To The Espy’s With His Lovely Wife

The UFC middleweight champ was nominated for an ESPY for this amazing victory over the greatest fighter of all time, Anderson Silva.  Chris did not end up winning an award but still represented the sport and himself well.  Pretty bad ass to show up to an event like the ESPYs with a mini black eye and when people ask about it Chris can reply, “Oh, no big deal, just had a five...
Via Tito Couture
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Lyoto Machida versus Anderson Silva the UFC’s Manny Paquiao and Floyd Mayweather?

The one fight we will not see in boxing that we should is Manny Paquiao versus Floyd Mayweather. We never will see it and it breaks my fight fan heart. The MMA fight we did not get was Anderson Silva versus Lyoto Machida in their primes. The reasons these fights did not and will not happen are very different. It is all about the “Money” man The reason we will not see the boxers...
Via Fight Booth
18 days ago  |  Discuss

The Two Sheds Review: UFC 175 Weidman vs Machida

From The Two Sheds Review: UFC 175 Weidman vs Machida The Octagon is our next destination look back at Lyoto Machida’s attempt to become the third two weight champion in company history at UFC 175, shown in the early hours of this past Sunday morning on BT Sport here in Britain. The show began with bantamweight action as Marcus Brimage faced Russell Doane. The first three rounder...
Via TWNP-Wrestling News & Information
18 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC: BJ Penn the prodigy no more

As we grow older there is times in our lives where we come to the realization that things change, and nothing last forever. Around 10 years old we realize that fat men with bags of presents don’t fit down the chimney. At 13 we figure out that girls really aren’t that icky. At 21 we realize that being an adult isn’t all its cracked up to be. And at The Ultimate Fighter 19...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida’ Salaries Released

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the disclosed salaries for all the contestants who competed in Saturday’s “UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida” event. Middleweight champion Chris Weidman (pictured) was the night’s highest earner, pocketing a total of $450,000. Half of Weidman’s paycheck came via win bonus for his decision victory over Lyoto Machida in the main...
Via 5thRound.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lyoto Machida UFC Fight Purse Breakdown

Lyoto Machida * denotes an estimated purse Click on event name for full payout for all fighters for that event UFC 67 – Feb 3/07 – W (Hoger) – $36,000 UFC 70 – Apr 21/07 – W (Heath) – $40,000 UFC 76 – Sep 22/07 – W (Nakamura) – $50,000 UFC 79 – Dec 29/07 […]
Via MMA Manifesto
19 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 175: The good, the bad and the ugly

UFC 175, headlined by Chris Weidman versus Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida, went down last Saturday in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay events center. Man was it a good one, actually good is an understatement. UFC 175 was filled with epic moments, reaffirming some fighters places at the top while giving other fighters a chance to show what they are truly made of, even if that means literally...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Leads UFC 175 Salaries

Chris Weidman made the second defense of his UFC middleweight championship defeating Lyoto Machida on Saturday night at UFC 175. The New York native got paid a hefty sum for his night’s work. BetweenTheRopes.com received the salaries from UFC 175 and Weidman led all fighters making $450,000 for his efforts, with $225,000 to show and another $225,000 in win bonus money. Machida...
Via Between The Ropes
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Video Highlights Of Chris Weidman Defeating Lyoto Machida At UFC 175

Chris Weidman proved the doubters wrong Saturday night as he defeated Lyoto Machida in the main event of UFC 175 to retain the UFC middleweight title. It was a more entertaining fight that people were anticipating, with moments where Machida and Weidman had their fair share of exciting moments. BetweenTheRopes.com scored the fight for Weidman, 49-46. Watch the highlights of Weidman’s...
Via Between The Ropes
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman puts finishing touches on historic first year as middleweight champ

On a night that will undoubtedly be remembered as one of his greatest, UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman outlasted one of the sport’s most elusive contenders on the way to retaining his title with a five-round, unanimous decision win over Lyoto Machida. Constantly moving forward in order to limit Machida’s unorthodox approach, Weidman set the tone early with a series of...
Via Sports-Glory
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman defeats Lyoto Machida at UFC 175

Las Vegas NV, the MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) world came to Las Vegas in Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center to witness an very interesting matchup for the UFC Middleweight championship between Chris Weidman vs Lyoto Machida and the co main event for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship between undefeated champion Ronda Rousey against […]
Via Philly Sports Live
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Weidman vs Machida Fight Highlights

Video: Highlights: Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida
Via MMA Manifesto
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Decisions Lyoto Machida at UFC 175 (Video Highlights)

As expected, Saturday’s middleweight title tilt between champion Chris Weidman (pictured) and Lyoto Machida was highly competitive. However, that doesn’t mean the scrap wasn’t one-sided. When the dust settled on their shootout, Weidman retained his hardware on the strength of a (49-45, 48-47, 49-46) unanimous decision. One judge awarded Weidman a 10-8 round in the third. I’m...
Via 5thRound.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 175 Weidman vs. Machida: Five lessons learned

4th of July weekend means the UFC is in Las Vegas for International Fight Week. Two titles were up for grabs when Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman took on Lyoto Machida, who had the opportunity to become just the third fighter in UFC history to hold belts in two weight classes.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Vitor Belfort Says He Wants His Title Shot

Vitor Belfort was supposed to face Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight championship instead of Lyoto Machida. Belfort though had to bow out of the fight when the Nevada State Athletic Commission banned TRT use and he needed time to regroup his body. Belfort was scheduled to fight Chael Sonnen on tonight’s UFC 175 pending getting his license, but Sonnen failed a random drug test...
Via Between The Ropes
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman And Ronda Rousey Highlight UFC 175 Bonuses

In the main event of UFC 175 tonight, Chris Weidman defeated Lyoto Machida by unanimous decision to retain the UFC middleweight championship. The co-main event had Ronda Rousey retaining the UFC women’s bantamweight title battering Alexis Davis 16 seconds into the first round. During tonight’s UFC 175 press conference, president Dana White announced bonuses for the show. ...
Via Between The Ropes
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Weidman, Machida, Rousey score bonuses at UFC 175

After a spectacular night of MMA action, UFC president Dana White awarded UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, Lyoto Machida, Rob Font and UFC women’s bantemweight champion each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida.” Chris Weidman successfully defending his 185-pound title against former light heavyweight champ...
Via 5thRound.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman earned a hard-fought victory over Lyoto Machida in Vegas this weekend (Mandatory credit knockoutnation.com) Chris Weidman comes through war with Lyoto Machida to reclaim his middleweight belt at UFC  175 in Las Vegas. Weidman visibly tired in the latter rounds giving Machida his chance to open up and unleash some of his lethal strikes but Weidman survived and claimed...
Via The Sports Journal
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Beats Lyoto Machida By Decision At UFC 175

Chris Weidman successfully defended his middleweight title tonight in the main event of UFC 175, fending off the challenge of Lyoto Machida to earn a unanimous decision victory. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway with a tough of the gloves. Weidman with a head kick attempt immediately that misses the target. Machida circling the cage and Weidman lands a leg kick...
Via Fight Of The Night
22 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 175 Results: Chris Weidman Retains Middleweight Title In Action Packed Fight Against Lyoto Machida

Chris Weidman had a point to prove in his second defense of his UFC middleweight championship tonight against Lyoto Machida at UFC 175. People thought Weidman’s wins over Anderson Silva were fluke. The New York native proved the critics wrong. The fight starts with three kicks from Weidman. Machida circling the cage and another attempted kick by the champion. Weidman stalking...
Via Between The Ropes
22 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida Preview

Las Vegas NV: On Saturday July 5 from the at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. the annual 4th of July event in the Ultimate Fighting Championship takes place as Middleweight Championship Chris Weidman defends his title against the  former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Lyoto Machida. Chris Weidman (11-0) comes into fight undefeated and […]
Via Philly Sports Live
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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