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Vitor Belfort Says He Didn’t Voluntarily Withdraw From UFC 173; Says He’s Fighting Weidman-Machida Winner

It was announced by the UFC last night that Vitor Belfort was out of the main event of UFC 173 against middleweight champion Chris Weidman. The man replacing Belfort would be former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. Belfort released a statement a short time ago stating he didn’t voluntarily withdraw from the Weidman fight and has been promised by the ...

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Vitor Belfort Out of UFC 173, Lyoto Machida to Face Chris Weidman

Just hours after the Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously to ban therapeutic use exemptions for testosterone replacement therapy, Vitor Belfort pulled out of his upcoming middleweight title bout against Chris Weidman at UFC 173.  Former champion Lyoto Machida has already agreed to square off against Weidman for the title. “The Nevada State Athletic Commission recently altered its policy and no ...

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UFC 169 Recap: Renan Barao, Jose Aldo Retain Titles

Brian and Steve recap UFC 169 including Renan Barao retaining the bantamweight championship in a controversial decision against Urijah Faber and Jose Aldo defeating Ricardo Lamas to remain the featherweight champion along with the spectacular fight between Abel Trujillo and Jamie Varner, the upcoming fight between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort, a big ruling regarding TRT for the bout, Wanderlei ...

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Anderson Silva Undergoes Successful Leg Surgery, Could Be Out Up To Six Months

Anderson Silva suffered one of the most traumatic injuries in the history of the UFC. Silva was throwing a leg kick in his main event fight against middleweight champion Chris Weidman and when Weidman checked it, Silva legs snapped. Silva crumbled to a heap and the fight was stopped. The former champion was immediately rushed to the hospital to undergo ...

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UFC 168: Anderson Silva Being Stretchered Out Of The Octagon With A Horrific Leg Injury (Video)

Moments ago in the main event of UFC 168, Chris Weidman defeated Anderson Silva to retain the UFC Middleweight Championship. In the opening parts of the second round, Silva throws a leg kick, Weidman checks it and then Silva’s leg cracks and Silva lands in a heap with referee Herb Dean stopping the fight. A Vine video was posted that ...

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UFC 168 Results: Chris Weidman Defeats Anderson Silva In Gruesome Fashion

The MMA world was expecting Anderson Silva to rebound quite easily from UFC 162 and regain his UFC Middleweight Championship. Chris Weidman had another plan in mind, but the ending wasn’t what the world expected. Round 1 The fight starts both guys touching gloves. Both guys start out circling each circle to gauge distance and then Weidman throws a front ...

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UFC 168 Preview Show

UFC 168 takes place on tonight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event features the rematch as Chris Weidman defends the UFC Middleweight Championship against Anderson Silva, with another rematch in the co-feature as Ronda Rousey defends her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship against Miesha Tate. Also in a key heavyweight bout, former UFC Heavyweight ...

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UFC 168 Video: Ronda Rousey Submits Miesha Tate

The top two fights for UFC 168 on Saturday night are rematches as Anderson Silva looks to regain the middleweight title against Chris Weidman. In the co-feature, Ronda Rousey defends her UFC women’s bantamweight title against Miesha Tate. Rousey and Tate squared off the first time under the Strikeforce banner in March of 2012, with Rousey submitting Tate in the ...

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UFC 168 Video: Chris Weidman Knocks Out Anderson Silva To Win The UFC Middleweight Title

UFC 168 takes place on Saturday night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The main event will feature Chris Weidman defending the UFC middleweight title against former long-time middleweight champion Anderson Silva. The two squared off in July when Weidman knocked out Silva in the second round to win the title at UFC 162. The UFC has ...

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Herb Dean To Referee Chris Weidman vs Anderson Silva Rematch At UFC 168

Herb Dean was the referee when Chris Weidman stopped Anderson Silva to win the UFC middleweight championship at UFC 162 in July. At a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing this morning, it was announced that Dean will once again be the man in the middle when Silva-Weidman rematch at UFC 168 later this month. “The first fight was quite strange, ...

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Watch the Entire Fight Of Chris Weidman Knocking Out Anderson Silva

The UFC all week has been releasing videos all week celebrating their 20th anniversary. The week will culminate at UFC 167 tonight with UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre defending against Johny Hendricks. BetweenTheRopes.com has released a variety of fight videos and top countdown videos. In the final video that you can watch above, the UFC has released will feature the ...

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Chris Weidman vs Anderson Silva Fight Estimated To Do 550,000 Pay-Per-View Buys

For the prediction that UFC President Dana White made about UFC 162 trending to about 800,000 buys was a little bit off. According to Dave Meltzer from MMAFighting.com, UFC 162 featuring Chris Weidman knocking off Anderson Silva to win the UFC middleweight championship did about 550,000 buys on pay-per view. The promotion based around the fight was that fighters were ...

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Report: Anderson Silva Wants His Rematch With Chris Weidman This Year

Well that didn’t take Anderson Silva long to change his tune about facing Chris Weidman again. MMAFighting.com is reporting that people close to former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva are saying Silva wants his rematch with Weidman sooner rather than later. The former champion had stated immediately to Joe Rogan after his loss to Weidman that he wasn’t going to ...

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