7 Fights To Make After UFC 248

7. Gerald Meerschaert Vs. Rodolfo Vieira

Fighting just after one another, Gerald Meerschaert and Rodolfo Vieira, proved that there's a lot of depth to the UFC's middleweight division. Both men put on fantastic performances, submitting their opponents in fantastic fashion.

Meerschaert had an extremely gritty performance, forcing Deron Winn to crumble to body shot before sinking in a rear naked choke. That makes it five submission victories inside the UFC for the Roufusport fighter.

Other than a bloody eye, Rodolfo Vieira had a dominant performance against Russian striker Saparbek Safarov. Vieria took him down and showed his world class jiu-jitsu skills by finishing him with an extremely tight arm-triangle choke. It was a beautiful submission and the victory proves that the Brazilan is a legit threat at 185lb.

Both men prefer to grapple and it would certainly be an interesting contest. Vieira is a legend in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and would certainly be the favourite on paper, but MMA is a different sport and we've seen far more shocking and surprising victories inside the Octagon.

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