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Saturday, Jul 22, 2017

UFC on FOX 25: Chris Weidman Halts Kelvin Gastelum’s Rise up the 185 Ranks

Weidman (photo Josh Hedges/ UFC/ ZUFFA)

By FCF Staff

Chris Weidman survived an early scare from Kelvin Gastelum tonight at UFC on FOX 25, and went on to submit the surging fighter in the card’s headliner.

Weidman was sent to the deck by a big left hand from Gastelum early in the bout, but the former middleweight champ recovered and put his wrestling game into play. In round three, Weidman landed some hard punches, before taking Gastelum down and securing a fight ending, arm-triangle choke.

Here are the complete results for UFC on FOX 25, which took place in Long Island, New York.

Chris Weidman def. Kelvin Gastelum via submission (arm-triangle-choke) R3, 3:45
Darren Elkins def. Dennis Bermudez via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Patrick Cummins def. Gian Villante via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Jimmie Rivera def. Thomas Almeida via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-26, 30-27)
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos def. Lyman Good via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)
Alex Oliveira def. Ryan LaFlare via knockout (punch) R2, 1:50
Chase Sherman def. Damian Grabowski via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)
Jeremy Kennedy def. Kyle Bochniak via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Marlon Vera def. Brian Kelleher via submission (armbar) R1, 2:18
Junior Albini def. Timothy Johnson via knockout (punches) R1, 2:51
Shane Burgos def. Godofredo Pepey via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 29-28)
Chris Wade def. Frankie Perez via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)


posted by FCF Staff @ 10:34 pm
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