Main Event | UFC Middleweight Championship | 185 lbs
Chris Weidman defeats Lyoto Machida via 5 Round Decision
|11-0-0||Pro Record At Fight||21-4-0|
|Climbed to 12-0||Record After Fight||Fell to 21-5|
|-190 (Slight Favorite)||Betting Odds||+160 (Slight Underdog)|
|Baldwin, New York||Fighting out of||Los Angeles, California|
|30 years, 2 weeks, 4 days||Age at Fight||36 years, 1 month, 5 days|
|185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs)||Weigh-In Result||184.5 lbs (83.7 kgs)|
|6'2" (187cm)||Height||6'1" (186cm)|
|78.0" (198cm)||Reach||74.0" (188cm)|
|Serra Jiu-Jitsu||Gym||Black House MMA|
- Bout Information
- Event: UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida
- Date: Saturday 07.05.2014 at 10:00 PM ET
- Referee: Herb Dean
- Venue: Mandalay Bay Events Center
- Enclosure: Cage
- Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
- Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 10 of 10)
- Pro/Am: Professional
- Weight: 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
- TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
- Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
- Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
- Weidman Total Disclosed Pay: $500,000
- Machida Total Disclosed Pay: $250,000
- Title on Line: UFC Middleweight Championship
- Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Weidman
Weidman vs. Machida Wiki Update Wiki
Ranked second in the division, Machida has worked his way back to the title picture by winning four of his last five fights all against top ten opponents. Also on a vicious winning streak, third ranked middleweight Vitor Belfort was removed from the 173 card and his next opponent has not been determined.
Weidman vs. Machida Fight Predictions
Videos & Highlights
Interview | UFC 175: Main Event Octagon Interview report dead link
Watch Chris Weidman's post-fight interview following his UFC 175 win over Lyoto Machida.
Interview | UFC 175: Chris Weidman Says Vitor Belfort Becoming Like a Horse report dead link
Watch Chris Weidman speak with the media ahead of UFC 175.
Interview | UFC 175: Chris Weidman Has No Doubt He's Better Than Anderson Silva report dead link
Watch Chris Weidman speak with the media following the UFC 175 open workouts.
Documentary | Countdown to UFC 175: Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida report dead link
Watch the official UFC 175 Countdown segment featuring Chris Weidman vs. Lyoto Machida.
Documentary | UFC 175: Machida's Journey report dead link
Watch Lyoto Machida's journey from light heavyweight champion to middleweight contender.