Chris Weidman

October 22nd, 2018
Adam Martin.

UFC 230 got a late shakeup due to a late-minute injury to a top star, and a few other minor fights were announced over the weekend for upcoming cards. I’ll give my thoughts on all of them in today’s MMA odds and ends. Chris Weidman vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, UFC 230 Due to an injury…

April 8th, 2017
Gabe Killian

New Jersey-based MMA coach Mark Henry joined me for an exclusive interview in Buffalo before UFC 210 (April 8 2017), where he has three fighters competing in Chris Weidman, Katlyn Chookagian and undefeated 125-pound promotional newcomer Magomed Bibulatov. Conducted by Gabe Killian Killian is a mixed martial arts journalist and handicapper, as well as a stand-up comedian…

April 6th, 2017
James Lynch

Justin Ledet accepts 4-month suspension for USADA violation USADA officials announced Wednesday that UFC heavyweight Justin Ledet has accepted a four-month suspension after an anti-doping violation earlier this year. Ledet (8-0) has gone 2-0 in the UFC, with wins over Chase Sherman and most recently a first-round submission of Mark Godbeer at UFC Fight Night 99. The 29-year-old tested positive…

April 6th, 2017
James Lynch

Fighters predict the UFC 210 middleweight co-main event: Chris Weidman vs. Gegard Mousasi. Click below to see who picked who….. Kevin Lee – UFC lightweight – 00:00:09 Joseph Duffy – UFC lightweight – 00:00:37 Aiemann Zahabi – UFC bantamweight – 00:00:46 Albert Morales – UFC bantamweight – 00:01:01 Andre Soukhamthath – UFC bantamweight – 00:01:47…

April 4th, 2017
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at the co-main event of UFC 210 as Gegard Mousasi takes on former middleweight champion Chris Weidman. Gegard Mousasi (Record: 41-6, -120 Favorite, Power Ranking: A) The Iranian-born, Dutch-raised…

April 1st, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has wrapped up it’s action for the month of March, so let’s take a quick look at three main card barn burners that await us in the upcoming month… Fight: Chris Weidman vs. Gegard Mousasi Card: UFC 210 Where: Buffalo, NY When: April 8, 2017 Thoughts: This is arguably the…

March 30th, 2017
Gabe Killian

Prior to UFC 210, the four fighters (Daniel Cormier, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, Chris Weidman and Gegard Mousasi) competing in the main and co-main events got on a conference call Thursday (March 30, 2017). Listen to the audio below…

March 28th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads back to Buffalo, NY for the second time in promotional history and first time in nearly 22 years with UFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson II. The stacked 13-fight card is set to kick off with four preliminary fights on UFC Fight Pass at 6:15 p.m. ET, with preliminary action…

January 20th, 2017
James Lynch

Chris Weidman vs. Gegard Mousasi added to UFC 210 in Buffalo  UFC officials announced Thursday that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will take on former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi at UFC 210 on April 8th. Weidman (13-2) is coming off back-to-back knockout losses to Luke Rockhold and most recently Yoel Romero at…

November 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 205 Date: November 12, 2016 Arena: Madison Square Garden City: New York City, NY Middleweight bout: Chris Weidman (-175) vs Yoel Romero (+155) Fight Breakdown: The main card for UFC 205 at Madison Square Gardenn in New York City will be a middleweight contest between former UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman and Olympic silver…

November 10th, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict the middleweight matchup between Chris Weidman and Yoel Romero at UFC 205. Click below to see who picked who… Kevin Lee – UFC lightweight – 00:00:09 Peter & Max Barrett – CES lightweight/bantamweight – 00:00:52 Grant Dawson – Victory FC featherweight – 00:01:05 Mike De La Torre – UFC featherweight – 00:01:17 John…

November 9th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC 205 is so big that Lance Fischel even decided to show up for the podcast for once. It took him a few minutes, naturally, but he got there eventually. With a full crew present, The MMA Analysis gives you a thorough breakdown of UFC 205 from the three title fights at the top of…

September 16th, 2016
James Lynch

Chris Weidman vs. Yoel Romero, Liz Carmouche vs. Katlyn Chookagian set for UFC 205 in New York City MMAJunkie reported on Thursday that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will take on Yoel Romeo at UFC 205. Weidman (13-1) lost his title against Luke Rockhold at UFC 194 in December which snapped a 13-fight unbeaten streak. He…

July 17th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC light heavyweight Gian Villante (14-7) talks about when he wants to return to the cage and a potential bout with Steve Bosse  during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Gian also talks about his friendship with Stipe Miocic, Chris Weidman post-surgery and Dan Henderson getting a title shot.

June 26th, 2016
James Lynch

Cage Hero founder Ian Parker discusses his new partnership with former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Ian also talks about how long this deal was in the works, some of the plans going forward and his involvement at UFC New York in November.

June 2nd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC 199 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free to everyone…

May 21st, 2016
James Lynch

Chris Camozzi (23-10) discusses his upcoming fight with Vitor Miranda (12-4) at UFC Fight Night 88 on May 29th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Cory also talks about his successful pro-MMA debut earlier this year, his extended layoff and training camp for this fight

May 19th, 2016
James Lynch

Michael Bisping replaces Chris Weidman against Luke Rockhold at UFC 199   UFC President Dana White today announced Wednesday on ESPN Sportscenter that Michael Bisping has stepped in on short notice to face UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold at UFC 199. This comes after the news yesterday that Chris Weidman was forced to withdraw from the main…

May 18th, 2016
James Lynch

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman injured and off UFC 199  According to reports by FloCombat and MMAJunkie, Chris Weidman is out of his UFC 199 headlining bout against Luke Rockhold. TalkMMA initially reported the news on Twitter. This is the fourth time Weidman has been forced to pull out of a championship bout. Chris Weidman posted…

May 3rd, 2016
James Lynch

Michelle Ingels and Paulina Indara of Perfecting Athletes® talk about the safe way of weight cutting in MMA during a “1 on 2” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Michelle & Paulina also talk about how they came together to form Perfecting Athletes®, some of the major mistakes in weight cutting and their work with clients like Chris…

April 15th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 205 takes place in New York on Nov. 12th at Madison Square Garden  On Thursday Governor Andrew Cuomo – joined by Lorenzo Fertitta, Ronda Rousey and Chris Weidman – signed off on paperwork and officially legalized MMA in the state of New York. Fertitta announced that Madison Square Garden will play host to the UFC’s first…

March 7th, 2016
James Lynch

Video Highlights: Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor (UFC 196)    Video Highlights: Miesha Tate vs. Holly Holm (UFC 196)    Video Highlights: UFC 196 post fight presser   Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Wonderboy Thompson headline UFC Ottawa UFC President Dana White announced Friday that  Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson will headline UFC Fight Night 89 in the promotions…

February 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 144 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and Nuetrition Supplements Special Guest co-host Jon Ferguson (Of Jon & Mike’s MMA Corner) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First were joined by former Titan FC champion Desmond Green who talks about his upcoming entry in the Akhmat Lightweight Grand Prix on Mar. 12th. Then we’re joined by Titan FC featherweight champion Andre…

February 4th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Futures: Chris Weidman vs. Luke Rockhold Date: June TBD Location: N/A Venue: N/A Broadcast: PPV UFC Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold The undisputed, defending middleweight champion of the world Luke Rockhold (14-2) came into the UFC as the final Strikeforce middleweight champion. He was a force in the San Jose-based promotion, winning nine of his 10 fights there, including defeating…

January 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

Former M-1 Challenge heavyweight champ Marcin Tybura signs with the UFC According to Marcin Tybura’s management, the Russian heavyweight is the newest member of the UFC roster. Tybura (13-1) is a former M-1 Challenge heavyweight champion and boasts 11 of his 13 career wins by stoppage including a victory over UFC/Bellator veteran Damian Grabovski. He…

January 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Report: UFC 197 adds Dos Anjos vs McGregor headliner, Holm vs Tate co-main event Champion vs. Champion at UFC 197? Apparently so. Bleacher Report’s Jeremy Botter is reporting the news that UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor will fight lightweight champ Rafael Dos Anjos. Botter also mentions we could hear an official announcement from the UFC this weekend….

December 22nd, 2015
James Lynch

Ray Thompson, Father/Trainer of Stephen Thompson discusses his son’s upcoming fight against Johny Hendricks at UFC 196 during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Ray also discusses about a variety of other topics including – How he got involved in MMA – The moment that he knew Stephen was going to be a professional martial…

December 14th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC194: Conor McGregor knocks out Jose Aldo in 13 seconds UFC 194: Luke Rockhold becomes the new UFC middleweight champion UFC 194: Yoel Romero vs. Ronaldo Souza video highlights UFC 194: Urijah Faber vs. Frankie Saenz video highlights   UFC 196 adds Hendricks vs. Thompson and more On Saturday night, the UFC announced a number…

December 13th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Perhaps the biggest and best UFC card ever on paper, UFC 194 turned in a bit of everything. Some great performances, some shocking performances, and a few duds as well. In the end, however it didn’t matter what happened at the beginning of the night, or even through the first four fights of the main…

December 10th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 194 Date: December 12, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Middleweight title bout: Chris Weidman (-150) vs Luke Rockhold (+130) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for UFC 194 will be a highly anticipated middleweight title-fight between defending UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman and the challenger Luke Rockhold, with Weidman being…

December 8th, 2015
Mike James

Chris Weidman versus Luke Rockhold is perhaps the greatest middleweight title fight in UFC history, yet nobody is talking about it because UFC 194 is being billed as the Conor McGregor show. For hardcore fans like myself, Weidman versus Rockhold is a tremendous fight between two absolute killers that are in the prime of their…

December 3rd, 2015
James Lynch

UFC 194 Conference Call Here’s yesterdays UFC 194 Conference Call (via Submission Radio) featuring UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, and Luke Rockhold. UFC 194 takes place Dec. 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.   Conor McGregor signs endorsement deal…

September 12th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC welterweight Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson is coming off an impressive TKO victory over Jake Ellenberger at the TUF 21 finale on July 12th. Thompson (11-1) spoke to MMAOddsBreaker on The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics.   Ellenberger win being the most satisfying victory of his career  “I’d definitely say so. It was my…

August 14th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

It was a busy day for both Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and Bellator, as both promotions made multiple title fights official. Here’s the rundown: Chris Weidman vs Luke Rockhold, UFC 194 The fight has been announced for quite a while, but it was finally made official last night as middleweight champion Chris Weidman will look to defend…

July 21st, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC Futures: Chris Weidman vs. Luke Rockhold Date: N/A Location: N/A Venue: N/A Broadcast: PPV UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman The undisputed, defending middleweight champion of the world, Chris Weidman (13-0) is an absolute beast. After two freakishly odd, yet dominating wins over Anderson Silva, Chris Weidman is ready to leave the entire storyline of Silva killer behind and…

June 23rd, 2015
James Lynch

Undefeated UFC middleweight Elias Theodorou made headlines last week as it was announced he was a contestant (along with his girlfriend Max) on the upcoming season of The Amazing Race Canada. The Canadian spoke to MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 110 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” to discuss this and a variety of other topics. How the audition came together “My…

June 4th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced two title fights in the last 24 hours for as yet unspecified events. MMAOddsmaker Nick Kalikas was quickly called to action and we now have opening betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbooks for both the UFC Light Heavyweight and UFC Middleweight title bouts featuring Daniel Cormier (c) vs Alexander Gustafsson…

June 4th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The UFC has officially confirmed the next title fights at 185lbs and at 205lbs. UFC president Dana White confirmed late Wednesday evening that UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will next defend his title against former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. As for UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, his opponent will be none other than…

May 25th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Even with the omission of Jon Jones and Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC 187 was a stacked card on paper and it delivered when it went down on Saturday night (May 23, 2015) from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main card, especially, was fantastic. The main event of the evening, a five-round light…

May 24th, 2015
Adam Martin.

These were five of the craziest prop bets at UFC 187 that cashed big: Daniel Cormier wins by submission (+724)/Cormier wins in round 3 (+1425) In the main event of the evening, Daniel Cormier submitted Anthony Johnson in the third round to win the UFC light heavyweight title. Cormier had to survive an early blitz…

May 24th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The Surprises Daniel Cormier — I’ll admit I was completely wrong about Daniel Cormier. I thought coming off of the loss to Jon Jones that he would regress and get worse, but he looked the best he ever has in his title fight win over Anthony Johnson in the main event of UFC 187. He…

May 24th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 106 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First UFC light heavyweight fighter Ryan Jimmo sounds off about the UFC Reebok deal and talks about his upcoming fight against Francimar Barroso at UFC Fight Night 67. Then we’re joined by Canadian welterweight Ryan Dickson who takes…

May 24th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Before Spike TV, Fox Sports, UFC Fight Pass, Facebook, and any other channels the UFC has shown preliminary fights on, pay-per-view events used to be judged just by the fights that took place on the main card. By that scale, UFC 187 was the best PPV in a long, long time. Each of the five…

May 24th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC 187 took place Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was a very solid card overall, with a number of highlight-reel finishes on the main card and solid performances on the prelims. Overall from a betting perspective, eight betting favorites won while three underdogs won based on the closing…

May 21st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Perhaps the best MMA event of the year deserves the best MMA podcast around, so the MMA Analysis breaks down UFC 187 on this show. The rare UFC card which is stacked from top to bottom brings a surprising amount of serious fight discussion from your co-hosts, but they still find time to debate the…

May 21st, 2015
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC 187 is a five-round middleweight title fight between champion Chris Weidman and challenger Vitor Belfort. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Weidman is a -525 favorite (bet $525 to win $100) while Belfort is a +415 underdog (bet $100 to win $415). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Weidman…

May 20th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC 187 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one…

May 16th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

After completing a two-week trip in the Pacific, the Octagon will return to the familiar grounds of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for one of the most newsworthy cards of the year. Despite former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones being stripped of his title and suspended, two belts will still be on the line…

March 26th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC’s next pay-per-view card in Montreal has already been booked and altered by injuries, as the originally scheduled main event between TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao had to be postponed once again. The last time this fight got postponed it was due to Barao falling ill due to a bad weight cut. This time…

February 19th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The UFC’s return to Las Vegas, Nevada, on May 23 with a stacked card that is one of the best of the year on paper. Here are the five fights that have been booked for the super card so far, along with my thoughts on them: Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson The main event of…

November 1st, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano Date: February 28, 2015 Location: Los Angeles, California Venue: Staples Center Broadcast: PPV UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey (-1300) The first American woman to medal in Olympic Judo, Ronda Rousey (10-0) has gone from promising amateur to the reason why women’s MMA is in the UFC in just over three years. Her meteoric…