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Chris Weidman vs Gegard Mousasi booked for UFC 210 in Buffalo


I guess he’s done healing, pal.

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Chris Weidman will return to the Octagon on April 8 when he tangles with top streaking contender Gegard Mousasi at the UFC 210 pay-per-view (PPV) event, set for KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York.

UFC announced the pairing on Thursday.

Weidman (13-2) is trying to slam the brakes on a two-fight losing streak. After coughing up his middleweight title to Luke Rockhold at UFC 194, the “All American” was planished by 185-pound bruiser Yoel Romero at UFC 205.

And the competition isn’t getting any easier.

Mousasi (41-6-2) is currently riding a four-fight win streak, with his last three ending by way of technical knockout (like this one). “The Dreamcatcher” has been calling for a Weidman showdown in order to get himself one step closer to a division title shot.

Wish granted.

No other bouts have been announced for the promotion’s return to Buffalo; however, that’s likely to change in the coming weeks, if not days.

Stay tuned.

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