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Former UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman to Host New Show on SiriusXM

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Former UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman will host a new show on SiriusXM Fight Nation, SiriusXM’s dedicated combat sports channel.

Won’t Back Down Radio with Chris Weidman debuts October 17 and will air Mondays from 5 – 6 pm ET on SiriusXM Fight Nation. The show will cover the latest news and events from the world of mixed martial arts and go beyond the octagon with Weidman and special guests discussing topics in sports, pop culture, entertainment and more.

“I’m excited to launch Won’t Back Down Radio with SiriusXM and have the opportunity to work alongside MMA greats like Din Thomas, Anthony Smith and hosts Ryan McKinnell and RJ Clifford,” said Weidman. “I can’t wait to talk all things MMA and connect with the fans of SiriusXM Fight Nation every week!”

Chris Weidman began his professional MMA career in 2009 and won his first 16 fights inside the octagon. Weidman defeated Anderson Silva at Ultimate Fighting Championship 162 in 2013 to claim the Ultimate Fighting Middleweight Championship and successfully defended his title three times over two and a half years. Prior to his MMA career, Weidman was a two-time NCAA Division I All-American wrestler.

SiriusXM Fight Nation (channel 156) is available to subscribers nationwide in their car and on the SXM App. The SXM App is available to subscribers on mobile devices and a wide variety of connected platforms in the home including smart speakers, smart TVs and streaming media players. Streaming access is included with all of SiriusXM’s audio trials and most popular plans.

About Jerry Milani

Jerry Milani is a writer and public relations executive living in Bloomfield, N.J. He has worked in P.R. for more than 30 years in college and conference sports media relations, two agencies and for the International Fight League, a team-based mixed martial arts league, and as a freelance professional. His PR clients have included Wizard World and FAN EXPO, which produce pop culture and celebrity conventions across North America, USA Wrestling, the National Lacrosse League, Strat-O-Matic Media, the Pacific Life Open and Pilot Pen Tennis tournaments and dozens of others. Milani is also the director of athletic communications for Caldwell University. He is a proud graduate of North Rockland High School and Fordham University and when not attending a Yankees, Rams or Cougars game can be reached at Jerry (at) JerryMilani (dot) com.

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