Ex-Champ, Lawmakers Push For Legal Mixed Martial Arts In N.Y.Former mixed martial arts champion Chris Weidman wants his title back and wants to fight in New York, where the sport is banned.
Civic Leaders On LI Call UFC Fighter Chris Weidman A 'True Hometown Hero'Civic leaders on Long Island say Chris Weidman is a "true hometown hero." A "Chris Weidman Day" celebration is being held Wednesday afternoon in Baldwin.
Chris Weidman Says Rematch With Anderson Silva A 'Done Deal'He's battled back from multiple surgeries. His home was gutted by Superstorm Sandy. So it was really no surprise that Chris Weidman was able to stand his ground against mixed martial arts great Anderson Silva at UFC 162 on Saturday.

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