Chris “All American” Weidman's Professional MMA debut
Weidman made his professional debut against Reubem Lopes on February 20, 2009, fighting on the main card of Ring of Combat 23.
He made a winning start to his career, defeating Reubem Lopes who carried a 0-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.
Chris Weidman beat Reubem Lopes by Submission at 1:35 of Round 1.
Chris “All American” Weidman's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career
Weidman made his debut in the UFC against Alessio Sakara on March 3, 2011, fighting on the main card of UFC on Versus 3: Sanchez vs Kampmann having compiled a 4-0-0 professional MMA record.
Chris Weidman beat Alessio Sakara by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.
Since his debut, Weidman has gone on to fight a total of 17 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 11-6-0.
Winning the belt: UFC Middleweight Championship against Anderson Silva
Weidman won the UFC Middleweight Championship defeating Anderson Silva on July 6, 2013 at UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman.
This was Weidman's 1st UFC championship fight.
Chris Weidman beat Anderson Silva by KO/TKO at 1:18 of Round 2.
Title defence #1: Successfully defended the UFC Middleweight Championship against Anderson Silva
Weidman defended his belt against Anderson Silva on December 28, 2013 at UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva 2.
This was Weidman's first successful UFC middleweight title defence.
Chris Weidman beat Anderson Silva by KO/TKO at 1:16 of Round 2.
Title defence #2: Successfully defended the UFC Middleweight Championship against Lyoto Machida
Weidman defended his belt for the 2nd time against Lyoto Machida on July 5, 2014 at UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida.
Chris Weidman beat Lyoto Machida by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.
Title defence #3: Successfully defended the UFC Middleweight Championship against Vitor Belfort
Weidman defended his belt for the 3rd time against Vitor Belfort on May 23, 2015 at UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier.
Chris Weidman beat Vitor Belfort by KO/TKO at 2:53 of Round 1. Chris Weidman took home an extra bonus after being awarded with Performance of the Night.
Title loss: Losing the UFC Middleweight Championship to Luke Rockhold
Weidman lost his UFC Middleweight title to Luke Rockhold on December 12, 2015 at UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor having previously made 3 title defences.
Chris Weidman lost to Luke Rockhold by KO/TKO at 3:12 of Round 4. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.
When was Chris Weidman's last win?
Weidman's last win came against Omari Akhmedov at UFC Fight Night on Saturday August 8, 2020. Chris Weidman beat Omari Akhmedov by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.