Chris Weidman

UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier – Shortcut predictions for the entire card

In the photo above: (L-R) Daniel “DC” Cormier, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, UFC middleweight champion “The All-American” Chris Weidman, and “The Phenom” Vitor Belfort. The shadow of Jon “Bones” Jones looms large over the main event at UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier. After all, were it not for Jones’s serial bad decision making, it would be […]

UFC Roundup: Analyzing Every Title Challenger (Part 3)

There’s a delusion that many fight fans enjoy – that although guys like Jose Aldo, Renan Barao, Demetrius Johnson, Anthony Pettis and even Johny Hendricks are the best there is at what they do in their particular weight classes, if you’re considerably bigger than them, someone who walks around at 250-odd pounds, they likely won’t be […]

UFC Roundup: Analyzing Every Title Challenger (Part 1)

It’s amazing how much things have changed in less than a year. Chris Weidman is now the Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champion after beating Anderson “The Spider” Silva not once, but twice. Renan Barao shed the “interim” modifier and became the undisputed champion when yet another injury prevented Dominick Cruz from returning for their unification bout. Johny Hendricks […]

UFC 162: Chris Weidman knocks out Anderson Silva

As Anderson “The Spider” Silva stood up after being knocked out for the first time in his professional MMA career, he looked every bit the 38 year old man he is. There was nothing mysterious about the outcome of his fight with Chris Weidman, nothing controversial. It was a left hook – which Silva feigned […]