Tag: Chris Weidman

Weidman wants a ‘high risk, high reward’ opponent in UFC light heavyweight debut

By Lewis Mckeever@Mckeever89 Bloodyelbow.com After years of contemplation, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will be moving up the the light heavyweight division. The timing may be a bit off, as Weidman was hoping to conquer the light heavyweight throne while still champ at middleweight, but those days are behind him […]

Hermansson not keen on Weidman fight: Romero or Gastelum bouts would be better

By Harry Davies@harrydavies14 BLoodyelbow.com Top UFC middleweight Jack Hermansson isn’t too fond of a fight with former champion Chris Weidman – instead he would rather fight Yoel Romero or Kelvin Gastelum in the fall. Hermansson (20-4) has only lost twice in his nine UFC appearances since debuting for the promotion in […]

Chris Weidman tells story of aborted plan to try out for NHL’s New York Islanders

By Mookie Alexander@mookiealexander Bloodyelbow.com The National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup playoffs are underway, and one of the teams on the cusp of advancing to the second round is the New York Islanders. They’re 3-0 up in their best-of-seven matchup against the Pittsburgh Penguins, and only four teams have ever rallied from […]

Israel Adesanya responds to criticisms from Chris Weidman and Paulo ‘juice monkey’ Costa

By Tim Burke@TB_Money Bloodyelbow.com Israel Adesanya is the talk of the middleweight division right now, but that doesn’t mean you’re going to get away with taking shots at him. Adesanya, who is coming off a big win over Anderson Silva at UFC 234 that seemingly earned him a title shot, was […]

‘Jacare’ Souza says he ‘made a lot of money’ in 2018, will wait for UFC title shot

By Guilherme Cruz@guicruzzz   Ronaldo Souza stopped Chris Weidman in the third round of their UFC 230 fight. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Ronaldo Souza is not interested in being anyone’s plan B. Fresh off a stunning third-round knockout victory over former UFC middleweight king Chris Weidman at UFC 230 at Madison Square Garden, “Jacare” made it clear that […]