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UFC 205: Weidman Officially Added Vs. Romero

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Chris Weidman will get his spotlight after all, as the former UFC middleweight champion takes on Yoel Romero at UFC 205.

Set for November 12 from Madison Square Garden in New York City, the card features three title fights, including Eddie Alvarez-Conor McGregor for the lightweight belt.

Weidman, a native of New York who was front-and-center for the UFC’s push to legalize MMA, will be fighting for the first time since dropping the title to Luke Rockhold earlier this year. He meets Romero, a former Olympian, in a title-eliminator.

Below is the current fight card:

UFC Lightweight Championship
Eddie Alvarez (c) vs. Conor McGregor

UFC Welterweight Championship
Tyron Woodley (c) vs. Stephen Thompson

UFC Straweight Championship
Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz

Middleweight: Chris Weidman vs. Yoel Romero

Welterweight: Donald Cerrone vs. Kelvin Gastelum

Female Bantamweight: Miesha Tate vs. Raquel Pennington

Middleweight: Chris Weidman vs. Yoel Romero

Middleweight: Tim Kennedy vs. Rashad Evans

Lightweight: Thiago Alves vs. Jim Miller

Middleweight: Tim Boetsch vs. Rafael Natal

Female Bantamweight: Liz Carmouche vs. Katlyn Chookagian

Welterweight: Lyman Good vs. Belal Muhammad

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