Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman (13-3, 6 KOs, 3 SUBs) will meet rising competition Kelvin Gastelum (13-2, 5 KOs, 4 SUBs) at UFC on FOX 25 on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, New York. The card issuers reside on FOX starting 9 p.m. ET. Bet on the Hottest UFC odds at BookMaker.eu now.
Chris Weidman will probably be fighting in his garden of Long Island, and he desperately wants a win for a variety of factors. For starters, he was humiliated the last time he fought in his home state, getting crushed by Yoel Romero. But more importantly, Weidman must prevent a fourth consecutive loss if he wants to stay relevant at 185 lbs.
His task won’t be easy, as he matches a red sexy Kelvin Gastelum, who has looked spectacular in recent conflicts. Let’s take a peek at the UFC chances at BookMaker.eu and break your gambling options.
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Chris Weidman +158
Kelvin Gastelum -200
Over/under 2.5 rounds, over -160 Matchup Preview
Though Weidman is only 33, his apparent physical decline has been surprisingly steep. He was 13-0 and the champ. Moving into this Saturday, he’s been knocked out in three straight fights – and each of those KO/TKOs were brutal.
It is not that he has looked bad – Weidman was aggressive from Rockhold, Romero and Mousasi before captured with strikes. However,”The All-American” seems to have reached his fighting summit – and it drops only below the elite level.
Weidman can get takedowns, but he can’t do much damage from the top. He can hit, but he’s not good enough to stand for five rounds against guys the best standup fighters. As he’s been rocked in 3 fights, and we have to question his chin.
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