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Chris Weidman

Chris "All American" Weidman

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  • Name: Chris Weidman
  • MMA Record: 14-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: All American
  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 33 | Date of Birth: 1984.06.17
  • Last Fight: July 22, 2017 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Middleweight | Last Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Serra Jiu-Jitsu
  • Height: 6'2" (187cm) | Reach: 78.0" (198cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $2,027,000 USD
  • Born: Mineola, New York, United States
  • Fighting out of: Baldwin, New York
  • College: Hofstra University
  • Foundation Style: Wrestling
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Chris Weidman MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Submission | Choke
3:45 Round 3 of 5, 13:45 Total

Us Kelvin Gastelum
13-3-0 14-2-0

Us UFC on FOX 25: Weidman vs. Gastelum
Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2017.07.22
Odds: +135 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
#44 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2017
#30 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2017
Loss | KO/TKO | Knees
3:13 Round 2 of 3, 8:13 Total

Nl Gegard Mousasi
13-2-0 41-6-2

Us UFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson 2
Co-Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2017.04.08
Odds: -105 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 185.8 lbs (84.3 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Loss | KO/TKO | Strikes
0:24 Round 3 of 3, 10:24 Total

Cu Yoel Romero
13-1-0 11-1-0

Us UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2016.11.12
Odds: -210 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 185.8 lbs (84.3 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
#5 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2016
UFC 205 Performance of the Night
Cancelled Bout Luke Rockhold UFC 199 2016.06.04
Reason: Weidman Neck Injury
Loss | KO/TKO
3:12 Round 4 of 5, 18:12 Total

Us Luke Rockhold
13-0-0 14-2-0

Us UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor
Co-Main Event | Title Defense | Middleweight | 185

2015.12.12
Odds: -155 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $325,000 ($275K Base, $50K Fight/Night) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#11 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2015
UFC 194 Fight of the Night
Win | KO/TKO
2:53 Round 1 of 5

Br Vitor Belfort
12-0-0 24-10-0

Us UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier
Co-Main Event | Title Defense | Middleweight | 185

2015.05.23
Odds: -400 (Heavy Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $550,000 ($250K Base, $250K Bonus, $50K Perf/Night) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#40 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2015
UFC 187 Performance of the Night
Cancelled Bout Vitor Belfort UFC 184 2015.02.28
Reason: Weidman Torn Rib Cartilage
Cancelled Bout Vitor Belfort UFC 181 2014.12.06
Reason: Weidman Broken Hand
Win | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Br Lyoto Machida
11-0-0 21-4-0

Us UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida
Main Event | Title Defense | Middleweight | 185

2014.07.05
Odds: -190 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $500,000 ($225K Base, $225K Bonus, $50K Fight/Night) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#3 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2014
#27 Greatest Middleweight MMA Fight of All Time
#75 Greatest Fight of All Time
UFC 175 Fight of the Night
Cancelled Bout Lyoto Machida UFC 173 2014.05.24
Reason: Weidman Knee Injury
Cancelled Bout Vitor Belfort UFC 173 2014.05.24
Reason: Belfort Withdrew
Win | KO/TKO
1:16 Round 2 of 5, 6:16 Total

Br Anderson Silva
10-0-0 33-5-0

Us UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva 2
Main Event | Title Defense | Middleweight | 185

2013.12.28
Odds: +145 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $400,000 ($200K Base, $200K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs (83.5 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean | Walkout Music: Tom Petty - I Won’t Back Down
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:18 Round 2 of 5, 6:18 Total

Br Anderson Silva
9-0-0 33-4-0

Us UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman
Main Event | Title Challenge | Middleweight | 185

2013.07.06
Odds: +195 (Moderate Underdog) Upset Victory | Disclosed Pay: $98,000 ($24K Base, $24K Bonus, $50K KO/Night) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#99 Greatest Fight of All Time
#12 Greatest Middleweight MMA Fight of All Time
#1 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2013
#16 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2013
#5 Biggest Upset of All Time
#11 Greatest Knockout of All Time
UFC 162 Knockout of the Night
Cancelled Bout Tim Boetsch UFC 155 2012.12.29
Reason: Weidman Shoulder Injury
Win | KO/TKO
1:37 Round 2 of 5, 6:37 Total

Us Mark Muñoz
8-0-0 12-2-0

Us UFC on FUEL TV 4: Munoz vs. Weidman
Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2012.07.11
Odds: -150 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $40,000 KO/Night | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Josh Rosenthal
#67 Greatest Knockout of All Time
#4 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2012
UFC on FUEL TV 4 Knockout of the Night
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Demian Maia
7-0-0 15-3-0

Us UFC on FOX 2: Evans vs. Davis
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2012.01.28
Odds: -150 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Win | Submission
2:07 Round 1 of 3

Us Tom Lawlor
6-0-0 7-3-0

Us UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2011.11.19
Odds: -365 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $24,000 ($12K Base, $12K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 185.5 lbs (84.1 kgs) | Referee: Dan Stell
#38 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2011
Win | Submission | Choke
4:54 Round 1 of 3

Ca Jesse Bongfeldt
5-0-0 21-6-1

Ca UFC 131: Carwin vs. Dos Santos
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2011.06.11
Odds: -500 (Heavy Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $90,000 ($10K Base, $10K Bonus, $70K Sub/Night) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Jerin Valel
#33 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2011
UFC 131 Submission of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

It Alessio Sakara
4-0-0 15-7-0

Us UFC on Versus 3: Sanchez vs Kampmann
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2011.03.03
Odds: -240 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Gary Copeland
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Valdir Araujo
3-0-0 5-1-0

Us Ring of Combat 33
Co-Main Event | Title Defense | Middleweight | 185

2010.12.03
Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
3:06 Round 1 of 3

Jm Uriah Hall
2-0-0 4-0-0

Us Ring of Combat 31
Main Card | Vacant Title | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2010.09.24
Weigh-In: 185.5 lbs (84.1 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
2:38 Round 1 of 3

Us Mike Stewart
1-0-0 3-1-0

Us Ring of Combat 24
Main Card | Catchweight | 190 lbs

2009.04.17
Weigh-In: 190.3 lbs (86.3 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | Submission | Shoulder
1:35 Round 1 of 2

Us Reubem Lopes
0-0-0 0-0-0

Us Ring of Combat 23
Main Card | Catchweight | 190 lbs

2009.02.20
Weigh-In: 190.0 lbs (86.2 kgs) | Referee: Mark Matheny

Chris Weidman Wiki Update Wiki

Beginning his career in 2009, Weidman has since taken the mma world by storm. After building up a 4-0 record in Ring of Combat, Weidman was declared one of the can't miss prospects of 2010 and 2011 by various mma news outlets and publications. With key wins over Demian Maia and Mark Munoz, Weidman remains undefeated in the UFC, and in his professional career overall. He has recently begun a vocal campaign to challenge middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva for the UFC Middleweight Championship. 


A two time Division I All-American, Weidman has some of the best wrestling in the middleweight division today. Currently a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, he possesses the ability to finish opponents with both the submission and grappling game. An underrated striker, Weidman was able to utilize his power to secure an impressive knock out victory over Mark Munoz at UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman after connecting with a vicious elbow that quickly dropped his opponent.  After impressively defeating Munoz, Weidman challenged middleweight champion Anderson Silva to a fight for the UFC title.


At UFC 162, Chris would get the opportunity to challenge middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva for the UFC middleweight championship. Leading up to the fight, many of Chris' peers, as well as fellow UFC fighters, were picking Weidman to defeat Silva. Many believed Weidman could surprise the MMA community, but not many expected Weidman to defeat Silva the way he did. Weidman would catch Silva on the feet with his hands down, and finished the Brazilian legend with ground and pound, prompting referee Herb Dean to step in and stop the fight, crowning Weidman the new UFC middleweight champion. Weidman also earned himself Knockout of the Night for his TKO that stopped Silva's reign over the middleweight division.


Weidman would face Silva in a rematch at UFC 168. He would again win with a 2nd round TKO but it was due to the fact that Anderson broke his leg when Weidman checked a kick. Weidman was then set to defend the belt against former Light Heavyweight champ Lyoto Machida. Over the course of the 5 round fight Weidman has proved his dominance over the famed Brazilian striker constantly pressuring him, landing punches, body kicks and securing takedowns. The bloodied and bruised Machida rallied for one final flurry in the last minute of the fight, but his effort proved futile and Weidman was awarded a unanimous decision win on all the judges' cards.


Weidman was then scheduled to face another Brazilian in Vitor Belfort in December 2014 in a fight that has already been rescheduled earlier due to Belfort TRT problems. Unfortunately Weidman would be forced out of the bout due to an arm he broke in training late in September and the fight was rescheduled yet again, this time for February 2015. Due to yet another Weidman injury the bout was further rescheduled for May as the co-main event for UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier. After an initial scramble Belfort went on the attack unleashing a flurry of strikes that managed to cut the champion and bloody his nose. Weidman covered up and withstood the onslaught before counter-attacking. He took Vitor down and quickly transitioned to mount where he unleashed a ground-and-pound attack that rendered the Brazilian helpless and forced the referee Herb Dean to stop to fight at only 2:53 of the first round. This marked Weidman's third consecutive successful title defense and earned him his fifth UFC post fight bonus (this time a Performance of the Night).


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