Baldwin's Chris Weidman wins at UFC 139

Chris Weidman punches Alessio Sakara during their middleweight

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Chris Weidman punches Alessio Sakara during their middleweight fight at the UFC Live on Versus 3 event at the KFC Yum! Center. (March 3, 2011) (Credit: Getty Images)

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- In his short career as a mixed martial artist, Baldwin's Chris Weidman has always left the cage with his hand raised in victory. Saturday night at UFC 139 was no different.

Weidman, one of the more promising middleweights in the UFC, continued beating up the people put in front of him with a first-round submission of middleweight Tom Lawlor at the HP Pavilion.

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