It has now been confirmed by the UFC that a top middleweight fight has been added as Chris Weidman will take on Yoel Romero at UFC 205 Madison Square Garden in New York City November 12th. This card is headlined by UFC Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez who will take on UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor.
For Middleweight Champion and New York’s own Chris Weidman has a MMA record of (13-1) and a UFC record of (9-1). Weidman holds notable wins over Vitor Belfort, Anderson Silva, Mark Munoz and Lyoto Machida. His latest fight was a TKO loss in the fourth round to former UFC middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold at UFC 194 back in December of 2015.
Yoel Romero has a MMA record of (12-1) and a UFC record of (7-0). Romero holds notable wins over Derek Brunson, Lyoto Machida, Tim Kennedy and Brad Tavares. His latest win was a split decision victory over Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza at UFC 194 in December of 2015.