Sakara vs. Weidman officially announced
The promotion announced the 185 lb. match up earlier today. HeavyMMA.com first reported that Weidman would be stepping in for the injured Rafael Natal earlier this week.
Sakara, who has lost several opponents due to injury, is currently on a three-fight winning streak with the promotion. Most recently, he defeated James Irvin by technical knockout at “UFC on Versus: Vera vs. Jones.”
His opponent, Weidman, is set to make his UFC debut on March 3. The “Ring of Combat” veteran is a perfect 4-0 as a professional mixed martial artist and boasts an impressive NCAA wrestling career. He has won two of his fights via knockout, one by submission, and his latest victory came via unanimous decision.
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