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July 6, 2013: Chris Weidman beats Anderson Silva at UFC 162

Baldwin's Chris Weidman knocked out defending champion Anderson Silva in the second round to win the UFC middleweight championship Saturday at UFC 162 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on July 6, 2013.

Chris Weidman hears his name introduced as he
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Chris Weidman hears his name introduced as he prepares to fight UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva for the title at UFC 162 in Las Vegas on July 6, 2013.

Chris Weidman, left, and Anderson Silva battle it
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Chris Weidman, left, and Anderson Silva battle it out during their UFC 162 mixed martial arts middleweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (July 6, 2013)

Saturday - July 6, 2013 - Las Vegas:
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Saturday - July 6, 2013 - Las Vegas: Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva fight for the UFC middleweight championship at UFC 162 in Las Vegas. Photo by Mario Gonzalez

Saturday - July 6, 2013 - Las Vegas:
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Saturday - July 6, 2013 - Las Vegas: Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva fight for the UFC middleweight championship at UFC 162 in Las Vegas. Photo by Mario Gonzalez

Chris Weidman, right, and Anderson Silva battle it
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Chris Weidman, right, and Anderson Silva battle it out during their UFC 162 mixed martial arts middleweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (July 6, 2013)

Saturday - July 6, 2013 - Las Vegas:
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Saturday - July 6, 2013 - Las Vegas: Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva fight for the UFC middleweight championship at UFC 162 in Las Vegas. Photo by Mario Gonzalez

Anderson Silva, left, taunts Chris Weidman during their
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Anderson Silva, left, taunts Chris Weidman during their UFC 162 mixed martial arts middleweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (July 6, 2013)

Chris Weidman protects himself during his UFC 162
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Chris Weidman protects himself during his UFC 162 mixed martial arts middleweight championship bout against Anderson Silva at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (July 6, 2013)

Anderson Silva, left, taunts Chris Weidman during their
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Anderson Silva, left, taunts Chris Weidman during their UFC 162 mixed martial arts middleweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (July 6, 2013)

Chris Weidman, left, and Anderson Silva grapple during
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Chris Weidman, left, and Anderson Silva grapple during their UFC 162 mixed martial arts middleweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (July 6, 2013)

Anderson Silva kicks Chris Weidman during their UFC
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Anderson Silva kicks Chris Weidman during their UFC 162 mixed martial arts middleweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (July 6, 2013)

Chris Weidman kicks Anderson Silva during their UFC
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Chris Weidman kicks Anderson Silva during their UFC 162 mixed martial arts middleweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (July 6, 2013)

Chris Weidman connects with Anderson Silva during their
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Chris Weidman connects with Anderson Silva during their UFC 162 middleweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (July 6, 2013)

Chris Weidman knocks down Anderson Silva with a
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Chris Weidman knocks down Anderson Silva with a left hook to the chin during the second round of their championship fight at UFC 162. (July 6, 2013)

Chris Weidman connects with Anderson Silva during the
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Chris Weidman connects with Anderson Silva during the second round during their UFC 162 mixed martial arts middleweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (July 6, 2013)

Chris Weidman knocks down Anderson Silva with a
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Chris Weidman knocks down Anderson Silva with a left hook to the chin during the second round of their championship fight at UFC 162. (July 6, 2013)

Referee Herb Dean moves in to break up
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Referee Herb Dean moves in to break up Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva during the second round of their UFC 162 mixed martial arts middleweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (July 6, 2013)

Chris Weidman reacts after knocking down Anderson Silva
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Chris Weidman reacts after knocking down Anderson Silva during the second round of their UFC 162 mixed martial arts middleweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 6, 2013.

Anderson Silva gets up from the canvas after
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Anderson Silva gets up from the canvas after Chris Weidman won the UFC 162 mixed martial arts middleweight championship bout by a KO at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (July 6, 2013)

Saturday - July 6, 2013 - Las Vegas:
Photo Credit: Newsday Mario Gonzalez

Saturday - July 6, 2013 - Las Vegas: Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva fight for the UFC middleweight championship at UFC 162 in Las Vegas. Photo by Mario Gonzalez

Charlie Weidman, right, looks on as his son,
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Charlie Weidman, right, looks on as his son, Chris Weidman, becomes the new UFC middleweight champion after knocking out Anderson Silva at UFC 162. (July 6, 2013)

Chris Weidman celebrates after defeating Anderson Silva. (July
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Chris Weidman celebrates after defeating Anderson Silva. (July 6, 2013)

Chris Weidman, right, reacts after defeating Anderson Silva
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Chris Weidman, right, reacts after defeating Anderson Silva during the second round of their UFC 162 mixed martial arts middleweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (July 6, 2013)

Chris Weidman, left and Anderson Silva embrace after
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Chris Weidman, left and Anderson Silva embrace after their UFC 162 mixed martial arts middleweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (July 6, 2013)

Saturday - July 6, 2013 - Las Vegas:
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Saturday - July 6, 2013 - Las Vegas: Chris Weidman celebrates his victory over Anderson Silva at UFC 162 in Las Vegas. Photo by Mario Gonzalez

Chris Weidman looks back to see who stole
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Chris Weidman looks back to see who stole his hat as he returns to the dressing room after knocking out Anderson Silva in the second round to win the middleweight title at UFC 162 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (July 6, 2013)

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