The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Mw champion Chris Weidman entered this fight with a pro mma record of 14-3-0 (71% finishing rate) but he is not ranked as he hasn’t fought since July 27, 2017 when he defeated Kelvin Gastelum (Chris Weidman vs Kelvin Gastelum). Before this bout Weidman had lost three consecutive fights: against Luke Rockhold (Weidman vs Rockhold), Yoel Romero Palacio (Weidman vs Romero) and Gegard Mousasi (Weidman vs Mousasi).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj, judo and former Strikeforce Mw champion Ronaldo Jacare Souza, has a record of 25-6-0 (84% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Robert Whittaker). He has fought twice in 2018 beating Derek Brunson (Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Derek Brunson 2) and losing to Kelvin Gastelum (Kelvin Gastelum vs Ronaldo Jacare Souza). Weidman vs Jacare is on the undercard of Daniel Cormier vs Derrick Lewis – UFC 230. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 230: Cormier vs Lewis
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
UFC 230 fight card (main card):
Daniel Cormier vs Derrick Lewis
Chris Weidman vs Ronaldo Jacare Souza
David Branch vs Jared Cannonier
Jack Marshman vs Karl Roberson
Derek Brunson vs Israel Adesanya
Weidman’s previous fight: Chris Weidman vs Kelvin Gastelum
Jacare’s previous fight: Kelvin Gastelum vs Ronaldo Jacare Souza
Jacare’s next fight: Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Jack Hermansson
Weidman’s next fight: Dominick Reyes vs Chris Weidman
Weidman vs Jacare Fight Video:
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