Yancy Medeiros entered this fight with a mma record of 15-5-0 (80% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.19 lightweight in the world but he comes off the loss against Donald Cerrone (Donald Cerrone vs Yancy Medeiros); before this bout, in 2017, he had beat Erick Silva (Silva vs Medeiros) and Alex Oliveira (Alex Oliveira vs Yancy Medeiros).
His opponent, the undefeated Gregor Gillespie, has a perfect record of 12-0-0 (83% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.43 in the same weight class. He fought twice last year winning over Jordan Rinaldi (Gregor Gillespie vs Jordan Rinaldi) and Vinc Pichel (Gregor Gillespie vs Vinc Pichel). Medeiros vs Gillespie is on the undercard of Henry Cejudo vs TJ Dillashaw – UFC Fight Night 143 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 1). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 143: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw
Where: Barclays Center, New York, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Fight Night 143 fight card (main fights):
Henry Cejudo vs TJ Dillashaw
Greg Hardy vs Allen Crowder
Yancy Medeiros vs Gregor Gillespie
Joseph Benavidez vs Dustin Ortiz 2
Paige VanZant vs Rachael Ostovich
Glover Teixeira vs Karl Roberson
Donald Cerrone vs Alexander Hernandez
Medeiros’ previous fight: Donald Cerrone vs Yancy Medeiros
Gillespie’s previous fight: Gregor Gillespie vs Vinc Pichel
Gillespie’s next fight: Kevin Lee vs Gregor Gillespie
Medeiros vs Gillespie Fight Video:
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