At this past weekend’s (December 12, 2015) massive UFC 194 event from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, Chris Weidman put his middleweight title on the line against surging contender and former Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold.
It was clear to the masses that Weidman and Rockhold were the top two middleweights in the world and the predictions seemed to be varied.
Rockhold with his rangy striking arsenal, and savvy ground game seemed to have the skillset that could potentially give the Serra-Longo product some issues. However, many were still picking Weidman to use his relentless pressure based attack to regain his title.
Ultimately, Weidman crumbled. Rockhold was able to batter and bloody the New Yorker to become the new undisputed champion.
While he didn’t have his best night in Vegas, I’d assume that many still consider “The All-American” to be amongst the best 185-pounders in the world. That being said, let’s take a look at what could potentially be next for Weidman: