Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman (13-3, 6 KOs, 3 SUBs) will fulfill rising competition Kelvin Gastelum (13-2, 5 KOs, 4 SUBs) in UFC on FOX 25 on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, New York. The card issuers reside on FOX beginning 9 p.m. ET. Bet on the latest UFC chances at BookMaker.eu now.
Chris Weidman will probably be battling in his garden of Long Island, and he desperately needs a win for a variety of reasons. For starters, he was humiliated the last time that he fought in his home nation, getting wrecked by Yoel Romero. However, more importantly, Weidman has to prevent a fourth consecutive loss if he wants to remain relevant at 185 pounds.
His task will not be easy, as he meets a red hot Kelvin Gastelum, who’s appeared spectacular in recent fights. Let us take a look at the UFC odds at BookMaker.eu and break your betting options.
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Chris Weidman +158
Kelvin Gastelum -200
Over/under 2.5 rounds, over -160 Matchup Preview
Though Weidman is just 33, his apparent physical decrease has been surprisingly steep. He had been 13-0 and the champ. Going into this Saturday, he’s been knocked out in three consecutive fights – and each of those KO/TKOs were barbarous.
It is not that he has looked poor – Weidman was aggressive from Rockhold, Romero and Mousasi before captured with strikes. However,”The All-American” seems to have reached his fighting peak – and it drops just below the elite level.
Weidman can get takedowns, but he can not do much harm from the very best. He can strike, but he’s not good enough to stand for five rounds against men the best standup fighters. As he has been rocked in three fights and we now have to question his chin.
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