The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and former Ufc Mw champion Chris Weidman entered this fight with a pro mma record of 13-3-0 (69% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Michael Bisping) but he comes off three consecutive losses: against Luke Rockhold (=Weidman vs Rockhold), Yoel Romero Palacio (=Weidman vs Romero) and Gegard Mousasi (=Weidman vs Mousasi).
His opponent, the Tuf 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum, has a record of 13-2-0 (69% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class. He lost to Neil Magny in 2015 (via split decision, Magny vs Gastelum) but then he has won over Johny Hendricks (=Hendricks vs Gastelum), Tim Kennedy (=Gastelum vs Kennedy) and Vitor Belfort (then overturned in a no-contest after he tested positive for marijuana – Belfort vs Gastelum). Chris Weidman vs Kelvin Gastelum is the main event of UFC on Fox 25. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on Fox 25: Weidman vs Gastelum
Where: Nassau Coliseum, New York, United States
Division: middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg)
UFC on Fox 25 fight card (main fights):
Chris Weidman vs Kelvin Gastelum
Darren Elkins vs Dennis Bermudez
Gian Villante vs Patrick Cummins
Jimmie Rivera vs Thomas Almeida
Alex Oliveira vs Ryan LaFlare
Weidman’s previous fight: Chris Weidman vs Gegard Mousasi
Gastelum’s previous fight: Vitor Belfort vs Kelvin Gastelum
Gastelum’s next fight: Michael Bisping vs Kelvin Gastelum
Weidman vs Gastelum Fight Video:
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