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Munoz vs. Weidman Set To Square Off At UFC On FUEL TV 4


As if we have not been bombarded with enough middleweight UFC news this week, Ariel Helwani confirmed on “UFC Tonight” Tuesday evening. Mark Munoz will be battling fellow middleweight, Chris Weidman at UFC on Fuel TV 4 on July 11. The middleweight bout will headline the card; the location of the event is still undetermined.

This will be Munoz first fight back following surgery to clean bone fragments from an ailing elbow. Before the surgery Munoz was set to take on Chael Sonnen for the number one contender spot but later withdrew from the fight due to the elbow problem. Mark Munoz is coming into the middleweight tilt boasting an impressive four fight win streak. With yet another impressive win against Weidman, he sets himself up for a title shot in the near future.

Weidman, on the other hand, is undefeated in his professional MMA career (4-0 in the UFC). His most recent win was a unanimous decision over a very tough Damian Maia. The former All American wrestler is looking to stay undefeated against his fellow wrestle in Munoz.

Both fighters are coming into the bout very hot and it is sure to be a middleweight war.

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9 Comments to Munoz vs. Weidman Set To Square Off At UFC On FUEL TV 4

  1. Hjortur Halldorsson says:

    I’m going for Munoz to win this fight, his ground and pound is devastating. Weidman is also a good fighter but I would be very surprised if he could pull a win out this fight.

  2. J A N says:

    Mark Munoz for the win

  3. Canilive says:

    Corissa this is just for you….
    WEIDMAN via total destruction.

  4. Cris says:

    Mark Munoz would beat the brakes off of Weidman. Weidman dud well against Maia but Maia’s striking is still elementary at best. Muniz can stand and bang and the wrestling is nullified but miunoz still has the advantage

  5. KIDD433 says:

    Weidman is a can.He “FITCHED”sakara to a boring ass win.And got to fight Maia outa luck as a last min thing because Bisping was pulled to fight sonnen.he happened to win Maia in a boring ass fashion.He needs to pay his dues and doesnt deserve to fight anybody noteworthy like Munoz.

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