If you don’t hear much about undefeated UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman (13-0, 9-0 UFC), it isn’t just because of the infrequency of his fights.
The unassuming and soft spoken New York native is never mentioned with the same frequency or interest as brash Irish featherweight Conor McGregor or women’s bantamweight arm collector Ronda Rousey. However, The Chris chalks that up to keeping his trap shut.
“If I was a trash talker, I’d definitely get more attention,” Weidman says. “But that’s not what I’m really in it for. I’m not in it for a short term thing, either. I’m trying to become the greatest of all time. Notoriety and fame and all of that stuff will come. I’m not in a rush for it. The more that people respect me as a person, and respect me as a fighter, I keep doing what I’m doing, all of that stuff comes.”
With a thin number of top middleweights to challenge for the belt, Weidman already has his eyes on a “super fight” with fellow undefeated fighter Jon Jones (not counting his DQ loss to Matt Hamill). The two have drawn comparisons on a number of occasions, including from the boss himself, ….View original article
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