Newsday's Chris Weidman UFC documentaries

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Newsday's series of documentaries on Baldwin's Chris Weidman as he went from challenger to champion to two-time defending champion in a span of 365 days.

Chris Weidman: 'I was destined for this'

Watch Baldwin native Chris Weidman as he prepares

Watch Baldwin native Chris Weidman as he prepares to fight UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva at UFC 162 in Las Vegas. Videojournalists: Mario Gonzalez and Mark La Monica (July 6, 2013)

Watch Baldwin native Chris Weidman as he prepares to fight UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva at UFC 162 in Las Vegas. Videojournalists: Mario Gonzalez and Mark La Monica (July 6, 2013)

Chris Weidman's UFC title defense

Chris Weidman walks after defeating Anderson Silva during

From the gym to the sauna, from the hotel room to the Octagon, Newsday chronicled Baldwin's Chris Weidman in Las Vegas as he prepared to defend his title against Anderson Silva at UFC 168 on Dec. 28, 2013.

From the gym to the sauna, from the hotel room to the Octagon, Newsday chronicled Baldwin's Chris Weidman in Las Vegas as he prepared to defend his title against Anderson Silva at UFC 168 on Dec. 28, 2013.

UFC Long Island: Gian Villante drops split decision at Nassau Coliseum

Light Heavyweight Gian Villante in the octagon before

Levittown's Gian Villante lost a split decision to Patrick Cummins at UFC Long Island, the first UFC fight card at Nassau Coliseum, on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Newsday Marcus Villagran / Robert Cassidy)

Levittown's Gian Villante lost a split decision to Patrick Cummins at UFC Long Island, the first UFC fight card at Nassau Coliseum, on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (Newsday Marcus Villagran / Robert Cassidy)

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Undefeated: The Chris Weidman UFC 187 documentary

Baldwin's Chris Weidman, the UFC middleweight champion, defended

Baldwin's Chris Weidman, the UFC middleweight champion, defended his title for a third consecutive time by beating Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 in Las Vegas on May 23, 2015. But the road to fight night is a long one. This is that story.

Baldwin's Chris Weidman, the UFC middleweight champion, defended his title for a third consecutive time by beating Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 in Las Vegas on May 23, 2015. But the road to fight night is a long one. This is that story.

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