Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman (13-3, 6 KOs, 3 SUBs) will meet rising contender 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 starting 9 p.m. ET. Bet on the latest UFC odds at now.
Chris Weidman will be battling in his garden of Long Island, and that he desperately needs a win for a variety of factors. For starters, he had been humiliated the final time he fought in his home state, getting wrecked by Yoel Romero. But more to the point, Weidman must avoid a fourth consecutive loss if he would like to stay relevant at 185 pounds.
His task won’t be easy, as he meets a reddish sexy Kelvin Gastelum, who has appeared spectacular in recent fights. Let us take a look at the UFC odds at 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 just 33, his obvious physical decline has been surprisingly steep. He was 13-0 and the champ. Going into this Saturday, he’s been knocked out in three consecutive fights – and each of these KO/TKOs were brutal.
It’s not that he has looked poor – Weidman was aggressive against Rockhold, Romero and Mousasi before caught with strikes. However,”The All-American” seems to have reached his fighting peak – and it drops only below the elite level.
Weidman may get takedowns, but he can not do much harm from the very best. He could hit, but he’s not great enough to stand for five rounds against guys the best standup fighters. As he’s been rocked in three fights and we have to question his chin.

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