Tag: Chris Weidman

“Speaking for myself, I’ve been fighting now for seven years and I’ve been missing out on opportunities to fight in front of my family, friends and fans here in New York. Every year you’re just hopeful…For it to finally happen is a dream come true for me.”

He'll be defending his middleweight title against former light heavyweight champion and Brazilian standout Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida.

July 16 was proclaimed Chris Weidman Day in Nassau County.