The black belt in Bjj and former UFC Mw champion Chris Weidman entered this fight with a professional record of 14-5-0 (72% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.15 middleweight in the world but he won just one out of his last six fights, against Kelvin Gastelum in 2017 (Chris Weidman vs Kelvin Gastelum); after this bout he has lost to Ronaldo Jacare Souza (Chris Weidman vs Ronaldo Jacare Souza) and Dominick Reyes (Dominick Reyes vs Chris Weidman).
His opponent, Omari Akhmedov, has a mma record of 20-4-1 (60% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.12 in the same weight class. He lost two consecutive bouts between 2015 and 2016, against Sergio Moraes and Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos, but then he has collected one draw and five victories beating Ian Heinisch in his last one. Akhmedov vs Weidman is on the undercard of Derrick Lewis vs Alexey Oleynik – UFC Fight Night 174 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 32). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 174: Lewis vs. Oleinik
Where: UFC APEX, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
Akhmedov’s next fight: Omari Akhmedov vs Tom Breese
Weidman’s next fight: Chris Weidman vs Uriah Hall 2
Weidman vs Akhmedov Fight Video:
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