The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Mw champion Chris Weidman entered this fight with a professional mma record of 13-1-0 (69% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.3 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Michael Bisping). He fought twice last year beating Vitor Belfort (=Weidman vs Belfort) but then he suffered his first loss against Luke Rockhold (=Weidman vs Rockhold).
His opponent, Yoel Romero Palacio, has an official record of 11-1-0 (82% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.6 in the same weight class. His only defeat occurred in 2011 when he fought against Rafael ‘Feijao’ Cavalcante, since then he has won seven fights beating Lyoto Machida (=Machida vs Romero) and Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza in 2015 (=Souza vs Romero). Weidman vs Romero is on the undercard of Eddie Alvarez vs Conor McGregor – UFC 205. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 205: Alvarez vs McGregor
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
UFC 205 fight card (main fights):
Eddie Alvarez vs Conor McGregor
Tyron Woodley vs Stephen Thompson
Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Karolina Kowalkiewicz
Chris Weidman vs Yoel Romero
Miesha Tate vs Raquel Pennington
Frankie Edgar vs Jeremy Stephens
Michael Johnson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov
Weidman’s next fight: Chris Weidman vs Gegard Mousasi
Romero’s next fight: Yoel Romero vs Robert Whittaker
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