UFC: Watch: Hilarious Chris Weidman plays the translator for Gian Vilante for an English interview

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UFC will make it’s visit to the ancient European city of Czech Republic as Prague pays host to UFC on ESPN+ 3 this weekend. The main event will feature an interesting  for gmatch up of powerful light heavyweights as New Yorker Gian Villante will take on young upcoming Michal Oleksiejczuk.

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The language barrier however was giving the UFC officials some problems, hence the UFC had translators for every fighter on the card. The ever so funny Villante decided to have a translator for an interview in English as well. A familiar face volunteered for him as former middleweight champion and Villante’s teammate Chris Weidman stepped up to translate for fun. (via Twitter):

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Weidman and Villante are training partners at Serra-Longo Fight Team which also serves as a training ground for many notable fighters like Aljamain Sterling and Al Iaquinta. Villante (17-10 MMA, 7-7 UFC) has been alternating wins and losses lately. Villante in his last fight, was able to edge veteran Ed Herman for a split decision.

Michal Oleksiejczuk on the other hand, last fought at UFC 217 in December 2017 against a very tough Khalil Rountree Jr. Oleksiejczuk won the fight via unanimous decision, however his victory was overturned due to being tested positive for a banned substance.

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