Who wins between Dominick Reyes and Chris Weidman?

Weidman vs. Reyes
Nov 3, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Chris Weidman (red gloves) is checked after his fight against Ronaldo Souza (blue gloves) during UFC 230 at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

Tonight Dominick Reyes and Chris Weidman will fight in the main event of UFC Boston. Who wins?

Who wins between Dominick Reyes and Chris Weidman?

Frank Hyden MMATorch Columnist

I think Weidman wins by decision in a fight in which he is very careful and methodical because he wants to win. He has no choice because things haven’t been going his way lately. He’s lost a lot recently so he’ll want to do everything he can to win here. Plus, there’s also the very real possibility that he gets a title shot if he wins this fight. That might sound crazy but this is the UFC here so anything’s possible. I don’t think the fight will be all that good but Weidman should win.

Michael Hiscoe MMATorch Columnist

There are always big questions when a fighter moves up a weight class and Chris Weidman’s case is no different. Things went terribly for Luke Rockhold with his light heavyweight move this summer and I think Weidman may meet a similar fate. I think Reyes wins the fight with a late round TKO.

Robert Vallejos MMATorch Managing Editor

I generally favor a fighter in their debut in a new weight class. However, I cannot pick Weidman here. I don’t feel that Weidman’s problems at middleweight were entirely tied to fighting at 185. This fight feels like a Jon Jones eliminator, and Reyes will win that prize.

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