Tag Archives | Chris Weidman

Luke Rockhold gets next crack at Chris Weidman‏

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       Luke Rockhold (14-2 MMA) will be the next man to challenge current UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman (13-0 MMA) for the title. UFC President Dana White announced the news on yesterday’s edition of “UFC Tonight.” No date or venue was revealed, but Dana White was […]

Weidman: ‘I want to retire as the Greatest Of All Time’‏

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has gone a perfect 12-0 so far in his professional mixed martial arts career, which includes two victories over the man many consider to be the greatest MMA fighter of all-time, Anderson Silva. With that said, the “All American” still […]

Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort to co-headline UFC 187‏

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       A middleweight title fight will co-headline May’s UFC 187 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced yesterday that current 185-pound champ Chris Weidman will take on former UFC title holder Vitor Belfort in the evenings co-main event slot. Chris Weidman was last seen in action […]

Weidman injured, fight with Belfort moved to May‏

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       Once again, an injury has forced Chris Weidman out of his scheduled UFC title defense against former champion Vitor Belfort. UFC officials announced the news earlier this week, citing a rib injury as the reason for the fight’s cancellation. This marks the third time that […]

Ronda Rousey vs. Cat Zingano moved to UFC 184 in LA

By: Chris Taylor (Kalapaki Joe’s Staff Writer)       The UFC women’s bantamweight championship bout between title holder Ronda Rousey and number one contender Cat Zingano has shifted from January’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas to February’s UFC 184 event in Los Angeles. UFC officials announced the change earlier today, however no reason […]

Vitor Belfort vs. Chris Weidman set for UFC 184 in LA‏

By: Chris Taylor     A middleweight title fight between current champion Chris Weidman and number one contender Vitor Belfort will headline February’s UFC 184 event in Los Angeles. UFC officials made the announcement yesterday. Weidman and Belfort were supposed to headline December’s UFC 181 event in Las Vegas, but the champ suffered a broken […]