Chris Weidman: MMA fighters are professional athletes

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, who grew up in Baldwin and still lives and trains on Long Island, campaigns for legalizing mixed martial arts in New York State during a news conference where the UFC introduced a new study on the sport's potential economic impact in the state. Videojournalist: Chuck Fadley (Nov. 21, 2013)

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, who grew up in Baldwin and still lives and trains on Long Island, talks about the fight to legalize mixed martial arts in New York. Videojournalist: Chuck Fadely (Nov. 21, 2013)

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