UFC Vegas 6 Primer: Watch Chris Weidman’s Top Finishes
Chris Weidman is back in action today, and ahead of his bout with Omari Akhmedov, you can relive the former champ's best finishes to date.
Chris Weidman has incurred plenty of setbacks in more recent years. But, none of that changes the fact the former middleweight champ has scored some vicious, and historic, finishes during his career.
Weidman’s top finishes
The New York fighter will return to the cage today at UFC Vegas 6, as Weidman is scheduled to face Omari Akhmedov in the co-headliner.
In advance of the fight, the UFC shared out the video below, which showcases the 36 year-old’s best finishes to date.
Yes, of course, Weidman’s 2013 knockout of Anderson Silva is included. Weidman ended the storied reign of the legend at UFC 162, by making Silva pay for some taunting in round two, big time.
Silva had held the middleweight title for a record 2,457 days.
More recently, Weidman has struggled in the cage, as the decorated wrestler has been stopped in five of his last six fight. This is why the former champ understands he really, really needs a win today.
UFC Vegas 6 line-up
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Here is the complete line-up for today’s card, which is taking place at the Apex Facility in Las Vegas (via MMA Mania).
UFC Vegas 6 Main Card On ESPN+ (9 p.m. ET)
265 lbs.: Derrick Lewis vs. Aleksei Oleinik
185 lbs.: Omari Akhmedov vs. Chris Weidman
185 lbs.: Maki Pitolo vs. Darren Stewart
135 lbs.: Yana Kunitskaya vs. Julija Stoliarenko
155 lbs.: Beneil Dariush vs. Scott Holtzman
UFC Vegas 6 Prelims Card On ESPN+ (6 p.m. ET):
170 lbs.: Tim Means vs. Laureano Staropoli
155 lbs.: Nasrat Haqparast vs. Alex Munoz
185 lbs.: Andrew Sanchez vs. Wellington Turman
145 lbs.: Gavin Tucker vs. Justin Jaynes
145 lbs.: Youssef Zalal vs. Peter Barrett
135 lbs.: Irwin Rivera vs. Ali Qaisi
*card subject to change