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Chris Weidman returning to middleweight division, looks forward to shutting you up

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Guess what haters, Chris Weidman is BACK!

Not only will the “All American” return to the middleweight division, a weight class he once ruled with an iron fist, the 35 year-old New Yorker is going to deliver more “great moments” in his career — and shut you up in the process.

“I’ve been through the highest of highs and the lowest of lows in my fight career,” Weidman wrote on Instagram. “I really love what I do, and I believe I still have some great moments ahead of me! Can’t wait to shut up all the haters! I am more motivated than ever and I know the future is bright. Hopefully getting a fight booked around April back in the MW division!”

Weidman (14-5) said goodbye to the 185-pound weight class after getting planished by Ronaldo Souza at UFC 230 back in late 2018. Unfortunately, his one-and-only fight at light heavyweight resulted in a knockout loss to UFC 247 headliner, Dominick Reyes.

I hear this guy is looking for a fight...

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