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Exciting Headline Bout For UFC On FOX 25 In Long Island Announced

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Chris Weidman speaks to the media during the UFC 205 Ultimate Media Day at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Local boy Chris Weidman gets another chance to redeem himself in front of a home crowd at the Nassau Coliseum, Long Island on July 22. Chris Weidman vs Kelvin Gastelum has been announced as the headline bout for UFC on FOX 25, Long Island. Amidst the bottle throwing, mother insults and punches thrown at the Summer Kickoff press conference, this …

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New York Commission Confirm Instant Replay Legally Used To Determine Outcome Of UFC 210 Controversy

BUFFALO, NY - APRIL 08: Chris Weidman is looked at by the doctor during the fight with Gegard Mousasi of the Netherlands in their middleweight bout during the UFC 210 event at KeyBank Center on April 8, 2017 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

On Saturday night, as controversy unfolded and confusion reigned during what turned out to be the closing moments of the Chris Weidman vs Gegard Mousasi fight at UFC 210 in Buffalo, New York, the UFC commentary team sought some clarification on a number of issues from the promotion’s Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, Marc Ratner. In his subsequent comments, Ratner, …

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Michael Bisping Lays Into Chris Weidman Over UFC 210 Controversy

In August of last year, on an episode of The MMA Hour, Chris Weidman told Ariel Helwani that he found it “embarrassing” to tell people of Michael Bisping’s status as UFC middleweight champion. A couple of months later, in October, Weidman went on the same show and used that word again, when talking about Bisping’s performance in a successful title …

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Extraordinary Footage Suggests Weidman Didn’t Know What Month It Was After Eating Mousasi Knees At UFC 210

A video that has emerged online and includes some enhanced audio from Chris Weidman’s corner at UFC 210 may lend some insight into refereee Dan Miragliotta’s decision to halt the American middleweight’s fight with Gegard Mousasi on Saturday night in Buffalo. After Mousasi delivered a pair of punishing knees to the head of a hunched over Weidman in the second …

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Michael Bisping Extends An Olive Branch To Chris Weidman With Classy Tweet

Beneath that brash exterior and behind all the cutting, vitriolic trash-talk, Michael Bisping is actually a pretty swell guy…sometimes…kind of…we think. The middleweight champion has been engaged in something of a war of words with former titleholder Chris Weidman, among others, in recent months. In one instance, the Englishman branded Weidman “a whiner” and a “douchebag”, while the American said …

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Yet Another Big Fight Has Been Confirmed For UFC 205

Following hot on the heels of Monday night’s announcement that Eddie Alvarez will defend the UFC lightweight title against Conor McGregor at UFC 205 on November 12th, the promotion’s president Dana White confirmed yet another addition to the New York extravaganza on Tuesday. It was reported weeks ago that that a bout between former middleweight champion Chris Weidman, a native …

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Chris Weidman Claims He Is Embarrassed To Have Michael Bisping As UFC Champion

Michael Bisping’s UFC middleweight title victory over Luke Rockhold on June 4th was undoubtedly one of the most shocking upsets of 2016 thus far, and considering the year that the promotion has had, that’s really saying something. However, over two months on from the Englishman’s improbable first-round heroics, we were under the assumption that most observers had shook the feeling …

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George St-Pierre Lobbying for Michael Bisping Title Fight

NEW YORK - MARCH 24: Georges St-Pierre of Montreal, Quebec, Canada speaks at a press conference for UFC 111 at Radio City Music Hall on March 24, 2010 in New York City. St-Pierre will face Dan Hardy of Nottingham UK in the Welterweight title bout. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Only two weeks on since winning the UFC middleweight championship, Michael Bisping already has two opponents in mind for his first title defense. Bisping snatched the middleweight title from Luke Rockhold earlier this month at UFC 199 and since then has shown no interest in giving the Cali-native an immediate rematch. Instead, Bisping is interested in facing former UFC welterweight …

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Watch: Countdown to UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping 2

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold defends his title for the first time this Saturday at UFC 199, stepping inside the octagon against a Michael Bisping basking in newfound confidence since his win over Anderson Silva. Rockhold was originally scheduled to fight Chris Weidman at the event, but following his withdrawal due to an injury last month, “The Count” jumped at …

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Video: Rockhold Walks Out Of Interview Following Heated Altercation With Bisping

With only two weeks to go until UFC 199, short notice replacement Michael Bisping is wasting no time getting his slander-spewing teeth into current middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. Following the withdrawal of Chris Weidman earlier this week due to a neck injury, 37-year-old Bisping jumped at the chance to face Rockhold and finally get the title shot that’s eluded him all …

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Chris Weidman Out Of Rematch With Luke Rockhold At UFC 199

Chris Weidman will have to wait a little longer for his chance to reclaim the UFC middleweight title belt as he has been forced to withdraw from his rematch with Luke Rockhold, which was the scheduled main event of UFC 199. A rumour emerged on Tuesday through the Twitter account of Talk MMA that Weidman was injured and it was …

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