Chris Weidman Posts Statement Following Devastating Loss to “Jacare” Souza
Although Chris Weidman suffered a devastating loss at UFC 230, the former middleweight champ is remaining upbeat, and is promising he'll be back.
Although Chris Weidman suffered a devastating loss at UFC 230, the former middleweight champ is remaining upbeat, and is promising he’ll be back.
Weidman took on “Jacare” Souza at the event, and was taken out by the contender in round three, in what was a wildly, entertaining bout. The fight marked the fourth time in Weidman’s last five bouts that he’s been defeated.
Following the loss, the 34 year-old shared out the respectful comments below.
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Unfortunately last night didn’t workout for me. Congrats to Jacare & his family & team on a amazing win. He is a true warrior & it was an honor to share the octagon with him. Thanks to everyone for the support, love & prayers. I appreciate it all. I will be back better from this! #Repost @ronaldojacare with @get_repost ・・・ Espero que você esteja bem Campeão sou um grande fan seu e obrigado por me dar a oportunidade de lutar contra você. I hope you well champion I am your big fan and thank you for giving me the opportunity to fight you. @ufc_brasil @ufc @canalcombate @evolvkitchen
In Weidman’s previous bout, he submitted Kelvin Gastelum at UFC on FOX 25 last July.