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Chris Weidman explains why UFC passed on booking the Khamzat Chimaev fight

UFC middleweight contender Chris Weidman explained why the UFC passed on booking him in the fight against top prospect Khamzat Chimaev. Weidman broke his long losing skid with a unanimous …read more

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Chris Weidman says he took Khamzat Chimaev fight, but rib injury prevented it from happening

Chris Weidman was one of a few to jump at the opportunity to fight Khamzat Chimaev, but it didn’t pan out.
Weidman (15-5 UFC, 11-5 UFC) was willing to take on …read more

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Weidman Eyes Costa After Brunson Leaves Him Hanging

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After early reports had Chris Weidman turning down a fight against Khamzat Chimaev, “All American” responded by saying all he wanted was a bit …read more

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Chris Weidman says Derek Brunson turned him down, eyes January showdown with Paulo Costa

Chris Weidman is looking to fight Paulo Costa after Derek Brunson turned him reportedly turned him down. Weidman returned to the win column back in August with a hard-fought decision …read more

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Chris Weidman wants to ‘humble’ Khamzat Chimaev

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Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman took to Twitter to try and get a fight against fast-rising contender, Khamzat Chimaev. Another day, another Khamzat …read more

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Dana White considering matchup between Khamzat Chimaev and Chris Weidman

UFC President Dana White says he’s considering booking a fight between Khamzat Chimaev and former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman. White updated on the next move for Chimaev ahead of …read more

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Chris Weidman offers to humble Khamzat Chimaev in January

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman says Khamzat Chimaev needs a humbling, and he’s willing to provide that humbling in January. Chimaev was the breakout UFC star of summer, 2020. …read more

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Israel Adesanya Confident He’d Finish Chris Weidman In The First Round After Latest Trash Talk

Israel Adesanya is confident he would beat Chris Weidman rather easily. Over the last couple of weeks, Weidman has been trash-talking Adesanya saying he would be able to ragdoll the …read more

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Israel Adesanya scoffs at potential fight with Chris Weidman: “That fight will end in the first round if it happens”

Reigning and undefeated UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya finds the recent callouts from former division title holder Chris Weidman “a bit weird”. Despite going just 2-5 over his past seven …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev claims Stephen Thompson, Chris Weidman declined to fight him

Khamzat Chimaev is looking for an opponent to headline a UFC card in December. | Zuffa LLC

It appears that the UFC is having a hard time finding an …read more

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Chimaev says Chris Weidman turned down middleweight fight

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The top prospect is struggling to get a high profile opponent. Khamzat Chimaev is still continuing to struggle with getting an opponent.
The surging …read more

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Israel Adesanya: I finish Chris Weidman in one round, but he has to get some wins first

Israel Adesanya doesn’t see Chris Weidman posing much of a challenge to him.
After UFC middleweight champion Adesanya (20-0 MMA, 9-0 UFC) recently dusted Paulo Costa in the second round at …read more

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Israel Adesanya, Chris Weidman get into volatile war of words over potential matchup

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With two weeks’ worth of quarantine to get through following his win over Paulo Costa at UFC 253, middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has been quite …read more

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Weidman says Adesanya is just ‘Silva without the black belt’; Israel responds

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Chris Weidman is still trying to get that title fight. Ever since Israel Adesanya first wore UFC gold, Chris Weidman has been repeatedly talking about …read more

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Chris Weidman doubles down on callout of Israel Adesanya

Despite going just 2-5 over his past seven fights former UFC middleweight title holder Chris Weidman is doing his best to score a title fight with reigning division champ Israel …read more

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Israel Adesanya responds to callouts from former middleweight champ Chris Weidman

Reigning and undefeated middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has responded to the recent callouts from former division title holder Chris Weidman. Ever since ‘Stylebender’ defeated the previously unbeaten Paulo Costa at …read more

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Israel Adesanya responds to Chris Weidman: 'Get some wins' before title talk

Israel Adesanya doesn’t appear keen on fighting Chris Weidman in the immediate future, but the reigning UFC middleweight champion revealed he’s thought about the matchup.
Following Adesanya’s (20-0 MMA, 9-0 UFC) …read more

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Chris Weidman says Israel Adesanya is just another Anderson Silva without the black belt

Chris Weidman took another shot at Israel Adesanya, suggesting the UFC middleweight champion is just another Anderson Silva without the black belt. Weidman, the former UFC middleweight champion, joined the …read more

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Weidman Confident He Would ‘Rag Doll’ Adesanya

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Chris Weidman knows a thing or two about defeating long, lanky strikers. That’s …read more

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Morning Report: Chris Weidman believes Israel Adesanya is ‘a tailor-made matchup for me’

Chris Weidman post-fight

It wasn’t all that long ago that some fans were calling for Chris Weidman to hang up his gloves for good. Now, the former UFC middleweight …read more

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Chris Weidman believes he would “ragdoll” Israel Adesanya if they fight

Chris Weidman is confident he has what it takes to beat Israel Adesanya. Adesanya is 20-0 and coming off the second title defense of his middleweight title at UFC 253 …read more

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Weidman: Adesanya’s a ‘tailor-made matchup for me’

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“I present some serious trouble for Adesanya, and more than anybody’s ever had in the past,” Weidman said. Chris Weidman may not be on …read more

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UFC 253 free fight: Dominick Reyes starches Chris Weidman in Round 1

Dominick Reyes cemented himself as the No. 1 contender when he took out a former champion.
In his first main event, Reyes faced former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman at UFC …read more

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Marvin Vettori slams “delusional” Chris Weidman, says the former champ could outrun Usain Bolt

UFC middleweight contender Marvin Vettori continues to call out Chris Weidman in the hope of securing a fight against the former champion. Vettori was able to take his current winning …read more

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Marvin Vettori says he’s “lost all respect” for former UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman

Surging UFC middleweight contender Marvin Vettori says he’s lost all respect for the division’s former champion, Chris Weidman. Vettori has been angling for a fight with Weidman for months, but …read more

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UFC 187 bonuses: Daniel Cormier, Chris Weidman and more bank an extra $50,000 in Vegas

Mo money, mo problems …
What a night!
The dust has barely settled on UFC 187: “Johnson vs. Cormier” from Las Vegas, Nevada, which means it’s time to honor those select fighters …read more

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