Chael Sonnen is one of the most well-known mixed martial arts fighters of all time. In his career he’s faced some of the best middleweights in the world but who he believes is the best at that weight might surprise you. Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold rematch at UFC 230 and Sonnen has some interesting things to say about the fight and both participants. Check it out.
Back at UFC 194 Luke Rockhold knocked out then middleweight champion Chris Weidman to take his title making Luke one of a select group of fighters to hold a belt in multiple major organizations along with names like Eddie Alvarez (Bellator and UFC), Ronda Rousey (Strikeforce and UFC, and Anthony Pettis (UFC and WEC). He … Read more
UFC 230 goes down on November 3rd boasting a main event bout between Heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and top contender Derrick Lewis. The co-main event is a rematch between former middleweight champions Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman. The card is a solid looking one and it really had to be since it is being held … Read more
American Ethanol held an event recently and sponsored fighter former middleweight champ Luke Rockhold spoke to the media about where he’s at contractually and what could be on the horizon for him. He took the belt from Chris Weidman at UFC 194 before losing it to Michael Bisping at UFC 199. Luke hasn’t been campaigning … Read more
Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman may be one of the most delusional active UFC fighters right now. Not like when Chael Sonnen claimed he was the best in the world after losing multiple fights but more like when an aging Chuck Liddell was coming off multiple KTFO losses and wanted to make ‘another title run’. … Read more
The MMA Hour was FULL yesterday. Kevin Lee, Fedor Emelianenko, Chris Weidman, and Eddie Alvarez were on the program. An item of note was Chris Weidman’s prediction that he would dominate the middleweight division on his return. He was finished by Luke Rockhold and lost the middleweight title, then finished by Yoel Romero, and to top off a three fight skid he was finished by Gegard Mousasi. He bounced back and pulled off a submission win over Kelvin Gastelum. Was that the start of a comeback? Check out what he said…
Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman has a tough road ahead. He was once the hottest prospect in the UFC after dethroning Anderson Silva but after Luke Rockhold iced him and took his title it has been downhill. He followed that TKO loss up with a KO loss to Yoel Romero, and another TKO defeat at … Read more
UFC 221 was supposed to crown a new interim middleweight champion but it went off the tracks Saturday when Yoel Romero missed weight meaning he couldn’t win the belt and then defeated Luke Rockhold anyway. The middleweight division is in a bit of chaos right now. To prove my point, former middleweight champion Chris Weidman has thrown his name out there for a shot against current champ Robert Whittaker. Chris is 1-3 in his last four and his one win is against former welterweight Kelvin Gastelum making his claim to a title shot unrealistic. Still, check out what he had to say.
Yoel Romero faces Luke Rockhold for the interim middleweight title at UFC 221 in Perth, Australia. They will fight for the interim belt because GSP came back, beat champion Michael Bisping, and then promptly vacated it. Romero was considered the heir apparent to the title but after a solid run he lost to Robert Whittaker in his first try at the interim belt. The craziness of needing two belts is another article for another day. Check out Romero’s crushing 3rd round finish of Chris Weidman at UFC 205.
Chris Weidman has had a rough go since losing his middleweight title to Luke Rockhold. Then, Michael Bisping knocked out Luke and the title picture is muddy at the moment to say the least. Bisping has narrowly defeated Dan Henderson and is now squaring off against former welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre later this year. … Read more