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 in 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 now.
Chris Weidman will be battling in his garden of Long Island, and he desperately needs a win for an assortment of factors. For starters, he had been humiliated the last time that he fought in his home nation, getting crushed by Yoel Romero. But more importantly, Weidman has to avoid a fourth consecutive loss if he wants to remain relevant at 185 lbs.
His task won’t be easy, as he matches a reddish hot Kelvin Gastelum, who’s looked spectacular in recent conflicts. Let us take a peek at the UFC odds at and break your gambling choices.
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Chris Weidman +158
Kelvin Gastelum -200
Over/under 2.5 rounds, over -160, under +130 Matchup Preview
Though Weidman is just 33, his obvious physical decline has been shockingly steep. Only a couple of decades back, he was 13-0 and the champ. Moving into this Saturday, he has been knocked out in three consecutive fights – and every one of these KO/TKOs were brutal.
It’s not that he has looked poor – Weidman was competitive against Rockhold, Romero and Mousasi before caught with strikes. But”The All-American” appears to have reached his fighting summit – and it falls only under the elite level.
Weidman can get takedowns, but he can not do much harm from the very best. He could hit, but he is not great enough to endure for five rounds against men the very best standup fighters. As he’s been rocked in 3 consecutive fights, and we have to question his brow.

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