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Vitor Belfort Is Granted License, Will Face Chris Weidman At UFC 181 In December

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Vitor Belfort was a granted a license on Wednesday morning by the Nevada State Athletic Commission in a unanimous vote. The NSAC told Belfort that he cannot fight before the month of December, has to have his next fight in Las Vegas and will have to subject himself to random blood and urine testing at anytime, anywhere. NSAC also told ... Read More »

Chris Weidman Leads UFC 175 Salaries

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Chris Weidman made the second defense of his UFC middleweight championship defeating Lyoto Machida on Saturday night at UFC 175. The New York native got paid a hefty sum for his night’s work. BetweenTheRopes.com received the salaries from UFC 175 and Weidman led all fighters making $450,000 for his efforts, with $225,000 to show and another $225,000 in win bonus ... Read More »

Video Highlights Of Chris Weidman Defeating Lyoto Machida At UFC 175

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Chris Weidman proved the doubters wrong Saturday night as he defeated Lyoto Machida in the main event of UFC 175 to retain the UFC middleweight title. It was a more entertaining fight that people were anticipating, with moments where Machida and Weidman had their fair share of exciting moments. BetweenTheRopes.com scored the fight for Weidman, 49-46. Watch the highlights of ... Read More »

Vitor Belfort Says He Wants His Title Shot

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Vitor Belfort was supposed to face Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight championship instead of Lyoto Machida. Belfort though had to bow out of the fight when the Nevada State Athletic Commission banned TRT use and he needed time to regroup his body. Belfort was scheduled to fight Chael Sonnen on tonight’s UFC 175 pending getting his license, but Sonnen ... Read More »

Chris Weidman And Ronda Rousey Highlight UFC 175 Bonuses

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In the main event of UFC 175 tonight, Chris Weidman defeated Lyoto Machida by unanimous decision to retain the UFC middleweight championship. The co-main event had Ronda Rousey retaining the UFC women’s bantamweight title battering Alexis Davis 16 seconds into the first round. During tonight’s UFC 175 press conference, president Dana White announced bonuses for the show. “Fight of the ... Read More »

UFC 175 Results: Chris Weidman Retains Middleweight Title In Action Packed Fight Against Lyoto Machida

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Chris Weidman had a point to prove in his second defense of his UFC middleweight championship tonight against Lyoto Machida at UFC 175. People thought Weidman’s wins over Anderson Silva were fluke. The New York native proved the critics wrong. The fight starts with three kicks from Weidman. Machida circling the cage and another attempted kick by the champion. Weidman ... Read More »

Episode Two Of UFC Embedded

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The second episode of UFC Embedded in the buildup to UFC 175 was released, which you can watch in the video above. In this episode, you see UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey go through a workout routine and gets emotional. Also, we see Alexis Davis and Lyoto Machida arrive in Las Vegas and see UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman ... Read More »

Episode One Of UFC Embedded Ahead Of UFC 175

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The UFC returns to pay-per-view with UFC 175 this Saturday night from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. For UFC 173 and UFC 174, the company rolled a new video blog series titled, “UFC Embedded”, which goes behind the scenes with some of the fighters on the card. In episode one, we see middleweight champion Chris Weidman ... Read More »

UFC 175 Countdown Show

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UFC 175 takes place on Saturday night from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event features Chris Weidman defending the UFC middleweight title against former light heavyweight titleholder Lyoto Machida. In the co-feature, Ronda Rousey looks to defend the UFC women’s bantamweight title for the fourth time against Alexis Davis. For every UFC pay-per-view, they air ... Read More »

Wanderlei Silva Out, Vitor Belfort To Face Chael Sonnen At UFC 175

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Ever since Chael Sonnen was announced to face Wanderlei Silva at UFC 175, Sonnen didn’t think Silva would make it to the fight. He proved to be correct and looks like that fight my never happen. Combate in Brazil is reporting that Silva is out of the fight with Sonnen and Vitor Belfort is stepping in to fight Sonnen at ... Read More »

Junior dos Santos Suffers Hand Injury, Out Of TUF Brazil 3 Main Event

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Combate is reporting that former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has suffered a hand injury and is out of his TUF Brazil 3 main event fight against Stipe Miocic. It is not known at this time whether Miocic will stay on the card. dos Santos hasn’t competed since his loss to heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez at UFC 166 in ... Read More »

It’s Time For Jon Jones To Choose A Side

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Jon Jones successfully defended his UFC light heavyweight championship for a seventh time at UFC 172 on Saturday night defeating Glover Teixeira by unanimous decision. What’s next for Jones seems a likely rematch with Alexander Gustafsson later on this year. We reported yesterday that Jones made a post on his Instagram account two days taunting UFC Hall of Famer Chuck ... Read More »