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New Jersey State Athletic Commission shoots down appeal from Bruno Silva, upholds Chris Weidman’s victory

Denied! 

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Bruno Silva appeal denied, result in Chris Weidman fight remains technical decision loss
Bruno Silva appeal denied, result in Chris Weidman fight remains technical decision loss

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Bruno Silva won’t have a loss on his record erased after an appeal to have the result… 

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Posted on June 9, 2024, 7:30 pm By
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Chris Weidman unsure of Alex Pereira’s ability to keep UFC title: ‘I see such an opening with the wrestling’
Chris Weidman unsure of Alex Pereira’s ability to keep UFC title: ‘I see such an opening with the wrestling’

Whilst appearing to sell the majority of the mixed martial arts community on his dominance off the back of… 

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Chris Weidman compares Alex Pereira’s wrestling “deficiency” to Ben Askren’s striking

Comparison 

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Chris Weidman compares Alex Pereira’s ‘deficiency’ in particular skill set to Ben Askren’s
Chris Weidman compares Alex Pereira’s ‘deficiency’ in particular skill set to Ben Askren’s

Chris Weidman isn’t entirely sold on Alex Pereira when he sees a gaping hole in his wrestling. 

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Chris Weidman interested in facing Sean Strickland after recent win: “I’d like to test myself”

Next? 

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Chris Weidman would love to test himself against Sean Strickland: ‘It’s time to step up’
Chris Weidman would love to test himself against Sean Strickland: ‘It’s time to step up’

Chris Weidman has his sights set on a former champion. 

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Chris Weidman likely would’ve retired with Bruno Silva loss: ‘I was going to put my gloves down’
Chris Weidman likely would’ve retired with Bruno Silva loss: ‘I was going to put my gloves down’

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Chris Weidman didn’t tell anyone that retirement was on his mind ahead of his fight with Bruno… 

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Michael Bisping, Anthony Smith suggest Sean Strickland as Chris Weidman’s next opponent
Michael Bisping, Anthony Smith suggest Sean Strickland as Chris Weidman’s next opponent

Michael Bisping and Anthony Smith want to see Chris Weidman face a marquee name next. 

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Chris Weidman reacts to coach’s remarks about a potential Bruno Silva rematch after UFC Atlantic City

Happy to move on 

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Chris Weidman continues to defend his double eye-poke victory over Bruno Silva: ‘MMA is a tough sport’
Chris Weidman continues to defend his double eye-poke victory over Bruno Silva: ‘MMA is a tough sport’

After scoring a controversial victory at UFC Atlantic City, Chris Weidman thinks Bruno Silva needs to quit crying and… 

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Chris Weidman criticizes Bruno Silva for overreaction to eye pokes, open to rematch
Chris Weidman criticizes Bruno Silva for overreaction to eye pokes, open to rematch

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Chris Weidman can only apologize for the eye pokes that played a part in his fight with… 

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Chris Weidman reveals he would’ve retired had Bruno Silva beat him at UFC Atlantic City: “I was gonna put my gloves down”

Retire 

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Posted on April 3, 2024, 8:09 pm By
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Bruno Silva temporarily lost 30 percent of vision in 1 eye from Chris Weidman’s UFC Atlantic City foul
Bruno Silva temporarily lost 30 percent of vision in 1 eye from Chris Weidman’s UFC Atlantic City foul

Bruno Silva will appeal the loss to Chris Weidman | Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports Bruno Silva is still recovering from the injuries he sustained in… 

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The MMA Hour with Cody Rhodes, Manon Fiorot, and Josh Barnett all in studio, plus Chris Weidman, Maycee Barber, and more at 1 p.m. ET
The MMA Hour with Cody Rhodes, Manon Fiorot, and Josh Barnett all in studio, plus Chris Weidman, Maycee Barber, and more at 1 p.m. ET

Getty Images, MMA Fighting The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Wednesday’s show, which begins at 1… 

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Daniel Cormier weighs in on Chris Weidman’s controversial victory over Bruno Silva: “It felt like a soccer player when they get fouled”

Do you agree? 

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Chris Weidman’s head coach welcomes a Bruno Silva rematch after UFC Atlantic City controversy

Rematch 

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Eye-poke controversy or not, Ray Longo happy with Chris Weidman’s performance at UFC on ESPN 54

Ray Longo is proud of Chris Weidman regardless of the controversy surrounding his fight at UFC on ESPN 54. 

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John McCarthy explains how the commission “did the right thing” by giving Chris Weidman a technical decision win at UFC Atlantic City

Interesting 

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UFC Atlantic City medical suspensions: Chris Weidman, Bruno Silva need doctor clearance
UFC Atlantic City medical suspensions: Chris Weidman, Bruno Silva need doctor clearance

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Ten fighters need doctor clearance to resume competition after UFC Atlantic City, including ex-middleweight champ Chris Weidman… 

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UFC on ESPN 54 medical suspensions: Chris Weidman, Bruno Silva among 10 out indefinitely
UFC on ESPN 54 medical suspensions: Chris Weidman, Bruno Silva among 10 out indefinitely

The injuries racked up at UFC on ESPN 54 in Atlantic City as eyes, brains, and limbs took damage. 

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John McCarthy explains Chris Weidman eye-poke debacle at UFC on ESPN 54 – and how commission … got it right?
John McCarthy explains Chris Weidman eye-poke debacle at UFC on ESPN 54 – and how commission … got it right?

Bruno Silva won’t like what “Big” John McCarthy had to say about the controversial ending to his UFC on ESPN 54 fight with Chris Weidman. 

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Bruno Silva plans to appeal his controversial loss to Chris Weidman at UFC Atlantic City

What’s next? 

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Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Chris Weidman after controversial UFC on ESPN 54 win?

Chris Weidman has the chance to go out on a win after UFC on ESPN 54, but it doesn’t appear he’s eager to take that… 

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Chris Weidman shares advice for Conor McGregor on UFC comeback following leg break: “There is a psychological effect”

Sound Advice 

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Chris Weidman on controversial eyepoke win: ‘I’d rather a TKO, but I’ll take it’
Chris Weidman on controversial eyepoke win: ‘I’d rather a TKO, but I’ll take it’

Photo by Michelle Farsi/Getty Images Hear what Weidman had to say after his win over Bruno Silva was changed from a TKO to a technical… 

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN 54: How was Chris Weidman’s controversial win NOT changed to a no contest?
5 biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN 54: How was Chris Weidman’s controversial win NOT changed to a no contest?

We all wanted to see Chris Weidman get back on track, but not like this, right? That’s among the biggest takeaways from UFC on ESPN… 

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Bruno Silva to appeal UFC Atlantic City loss, says Chris Weidman ‘acted in bad faith’ with multiple eye pokes
Bruno Silva to appeal UFC Atlantic City loss, says Chris Weidman ‘acted in bad faith’ with multiple eye pokes

Bruno Silva and Chris Weidman | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Bruno Silva isn’t happy with the way Chris Weidman and referee… 

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Chris Weidman won’t retire just yet following controversial UFC Atlantic City win: “I still think I have a lot of potential”

Not Yet 

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Chris Weidman defends UFC Atlantic City win over Bruno Silva despite eye pokes: ‘He was looking for a way out’
Chris Weidman defends UFC Atlantic City win over Bruno Silva despite eye pokes: ‘He was looking for a way out’

Scoring his first victory in almost four years last night on the main card of UFC Atlantic City, former… 

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Chris Weidman reacts to controversial win over Bruno Silva: ‘Was he looking for a way out? I don’t know’
Chris Weidman reacts to controversial win over Bruno Silva: ‘Was he looking for a way out? I don’t know’

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Chris Weidman wasn’t trying to foul Bruno Silva in their fight at UFC Atlantic City, but he… 

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Chris Weidman doesn’t plan to retire after UFC on ESPN 54 win: ‘I still think I have it’

Former UFC champion Chris Weidman says no to retirement after defeating Bruno Silva in controversial fashion at UFC on ESPN 54. 

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UFC Atlantic City post-fight show: Reaction to Manon Fiorot’s shutout, Chris Weidman’s controversial win
UFC Atlantic City post-fight show: Reaction to Manon Fiorot’s shutout, Chris Weidman’s controversial win

Manon Fiorot closed out Saturday’s UFC Atlantic City win by sweeping the scorecards against Erin Blanchfield in the main event. As dominant as Fiorot’s performance… 

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Chris Weidman lands egregious decision win over Bruno Silva after multiple eye pokes – UFC Atlantic City Highlights
Chris Weidman lands egregious decision win over Bruno Silva after multiple eye pokes – UFC Atlantic City Highlights

Former undisputed middleweight champion, Chris Weidman has turned in his first victory in over four years tonight on the… 

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‘That’s just wrong, man’: Social media reacts to Chris Weidman’s controversial win at UFC on ESPN 54
‘That’s just wrong, man’: Social media reacts to Chris Weidman’s controversial win at UFC on ESPN 54

See how the MMA community reacted to Chris Weidman’s controversial win over Bruno Silva at UFC on ESPN 54. 

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UFC Atlantic City results: Chris Weidman rebounds with controversial win over Bruno Silva
UFC Atlantic City results: Chris Weidman rebounds with controversial win over Bruno Silva

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Chris Weidman returned to the win column for the first time in nearly four years, but not… 

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‘That’s just wrong man’: Pros react to Chris Weidman’s controversial UFC Atlantic City win
‘That’s just wrong man’: Pros react to Chris Weidman’s controversial UFC Atlantic City win

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Chris Weidman got back in the win column against Bruno Silva at UFC Atlantic City on Saturday… 

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Pros react after Chris Weidman defeats Bruno Silva at UFC Atlantic City

Controversy 

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UFC Atlantic City live blog: Chris Weidman vs. Bruno Silva
UFC Atlantic City live blog: Chris Weidman vs. Bruno Silva

Chris Weidman and Bruno Silva face off at UFC Atlantic City. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images This is the UFC Atlantic… 

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Bruno Silva would take pride in retiring Chris Weidman, but hopes he continues career after UFC Atlantic City
Bruno Silva would take pride in retiring Chris Weidman, but hopes he continues career after UFC Atlantic City

Bruno Silva | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Chris Weidman has a long history with Brazilian fighters in the UFC, and Bruno… 

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Chris Weidman wants his trilogy fight with Anderson Silva: ‘Can he get some revenge on me?’
Chris Weidman wants his trilogy fight with Anderson Silva: ‘Can he get some revenge on me?’

Chris Weidman likes the idea of completing his trilogy Anderson Silva. On Saturday (March 30), the former middleweight world… 

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Chris Weidman wants Anderson Silva trilogy inside the boxing ring
Chris Weidman wants Anderson Silva trilogy inside the boxing ring

Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman would like a trilogy bout with UFC Hall of Famer Anderson Silva inside the boxing ring. 

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Chris Weidman shows interest in a third fight with Anderson Silva outside the UFC: “Can he get some revenge?”

Trilogy? 

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Chris Weidman offers Conor McGregor advice coming back from broken leg after struggling to pull trigger in his own return
Chris Weidman offers Conor McGregor advice coming back from broken leg after struggling to pull trigger in his own return

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Chris Weidman did everything possible to ensure he was ready to return at full strength after suffering… 

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No Bets Barred: Can Manon Fiorot stop Erin Blanchfield at UFC Atlantic City? Plus, one time for Chris Weidman
No Bets Barred: Can Manon Fiorot stop Erin Blanchfield at UFC Atlantic City? Plus, one time for Chris Weidman

Manon Fiorot | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images The UFC is heading to Atlantic City, baby! After back-to-back weeks in the world’s… 

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Chris Weidman rules out retirement after UFC Atlantic City: “I still have more to offer”

Retirement 

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Ex-UFC champ Chris Weidman contemplated retirement, but still has ‘more to offer’

Ahead of a return at UFC on ESPN 54, Chris Weidman admits thought about retirement, but ultimately decided to keep fighting. 

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Chris Weidman not yet ready to retire: ‘I’ve been feeling amazing’
Chris Weidman not yet ready to retire: ‘I’ve been feeling amazing’

Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman isn’t quite ready to retire but admits Atlantic City would be a ‘cool place to hang up the gloves.’ 

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Chris Weidman explains what will determine if he retires or continues fighting after UFC Atlantic City
Chris Weidman explains what will determine if he retires or continues fighting after UFC Atlantic City

Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Chris Weidman acknowledges he’s already defied the odds by returning to the UFC after his leg snapped… 

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Posted on March 26, 2024, 3:00 pm By
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Chris Weidman feels like a title contender ahead of UFC Atlantic City return: “I could be the best in the world again”

Return 

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The MMA Hour with Rose Namajunas, Chris Weidman, Renato Moicano, Erin Blanchfield, Sodiq Yusuff, and Payton Talbot at 1 p.m. ET
The MMA Hour with Rose Namajunas, Chris Weidman, Renato Moicano, Erin Blanchfield, Sodiq Yusuff, and Payton Talbot at 1 p.m. ET

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Monday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10… 

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Bruno Silva Training with World Champion Grappler Ahead of Fight with Chris Weidman

Even though he has lost four of his last five Ultimate Fighting Championship appearances, Bruno Silva promises that he has never been more motivated to return to the Octagon. …read more

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Chris Weidman offers to step in against Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 294 in place of Paulo Costa

Former UFC middleweight Chris Weidman offers to step in for Paulo Costa and take on Khamzat Chimaev on short notice. 

Come fight night, the UFC 294 card is set to look …read more

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Chris Weidman says Bruno Silva could be his last fight, will depend on how body feels

Chris Weidman isn’t quite ready to call it a career just yet.
Weidman (15-7 MMA, 11-7 UFC) is expected to meet Bruno Silva (23-10 MMA, 4-4 UFC) March 30 at UFC Fight …read more

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Chris Weidman weighs up retirement ahead of Bruno Silva clash at UFC Atlantic City: ‘This could be my last fight’

Former undisputed middleweight champion, Chris Weidman claims his upcoming UFC Atlantic City fight against Brazilian contender, Bruno Silva could come as his final bout in his storied mixed martial arts …read more

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Chris Weidman admits upcoming fight with Bruno Silva at UFC Atlantic City could be his last: “It might be”

Could it be? …read more

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Chris Weidman return in the works vs. Bruno Silva at UFC Fight Night in Atlantic City

As if returning from one leg fracture wasn’t enough, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is about to do it again.
Weidman (15-7 MMA, 11-7 UFC) is expected to meet Bruno …read more

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Chris Weidman vs. Bruno Silva in the Works for UFC Atlantic City on March 30

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champ Chris Weidman is not ready to call it quits just yet. …read more

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Sources: Weidman continues return in March

Former UFC champion Chris Weidman’s return from a serious leg injury will continue in March, when he takes on Bruno Silva at a UFC Fight Night event in Atlantic City, …read more

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Former champion Chris Weidman reportedly booked to return at UFC Atlantic City

Return …read more

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Chris Weidman reflects on fear of ‘possible amputation’ in E:60 snippet of ‘The Return’

ESPN released a snippet of the E:60 documentary profiling Chris Weidman’s horrific leg break.
Weidman (15-7 MMA, 11-7 UFC) snapped his right leg when his low kick attempt was checked by …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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