César Almeida reinforces challenge to Chris Weidman and provokes former champion: 'You can't touch me'

After debuting with victory in the UFC last Saturday (6), César Almeida attacked and challenged the former middleweight champion

Cesar Almeida in victory at UFC Las Vegas 90 Photo: Reproduction/Twitter/ UFC News

Cesar Almeida in victory in the UFC Las Vegas 90 Photo: Reproduction/Twitter/ UFC News

Protagonist of a trilogy with Alex Poatán in the days of kickboxing, Cesar Almeida debuted on the right foot in Ultimate by knocking out the North American Dylan Budka No. UFC Las Vegas 90, last Saturday (6). In addition to the knockout, the Brazilian 'stole' the show on the microphone with a challenge to the former champion Chris Weidman, reinforced in a press conference after the event.

During the press conference, Cesar Almeida criticized Weidman, who is coming off a controversial victory over Bruno Blindado, in which he punched the Brazilian four times in the eyes during the fight. Cesinha, however, said he doesn't worry about the former champion's fingers, as he won't let him get close in a possible fight.


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"I Think Chris Weidman not a winner. In the last fight (against Bruno Blindado) he used his fingers to win. They say he is a 'Brazilian killer'. No, brother, you are not a Brazilian killer. You have to go through me to say that. I don't worry about putting my fingers in my eyes, because he won't be able to get close to me. He can’t touch me”, provoked the Brazilian.

With extensive experience in kickboxing, Cesar Almeida He is undefeated in professional MMA, with five wins, four by knockout, in five fights.

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