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Chris Weidman defeats Anderson Silva at UFC 162

Chris Weidman defeats Anderson Silva at UFC 162 in Las Vegas to become the new UFC middleweight champion. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 7, 2013) Photo Credit: Newsday/Mario Gonzalez

Long Island's Chris Weidman defeated Anderson Silva at UFC 162 to become the UFC middleweight champion. Here are some Instagram photos of the fight and the events leading up.

Anderson Silva's championship belt
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Anderson Silva's championship belt

Street signs in Vegas ready for UFC 162
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Street signs in Vegas ready for UFC 162

Villante-Weidman grapple at a UFC open workout. Photo
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Villante-Weidman grapple at a UFC open workout. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 3, 2013)

Chris Weidman taking questions before UFC 162 in
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Chris Weidman taking questions before UFC 162 in Las Vegas. Photo by Mario Gonzalez ( July 3, 2013)

Chris Weidman wins the UFC middleweight championship at
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Chris Weidman wins the UFC middleweight championship at UFC 162 in Las Vegas. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 7, 2013)

Chris Weidman stretches before his UFC bout against
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Chris Weidman stretches before his UFC bout against Anderson Silva at UFC 162 in Las Vegas. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 7, 2013)

Chris Weidman makes a few last minute phone
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Chris Weidman makes a few last minute phone calls hours before his UFC bout against Anderson Silva. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 7, 2013)

Chris Weidman prepares hours before his match against
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Chris Weidman prepares hours before his match against Anderson Silva at UFC 162 in Las Vegas. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 7, 2013)

Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman at UFC 162
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Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman at UFC 162 in Las Vegas. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 7, 2013)

Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman at UFC 162
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Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman at UFC 162 in Las Vegas. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 7, 2013)

Chris Weidman defeats Anderson Silva at UFC 162
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Chris Weidman defeats Anderson Silva at UFC 162 in Las Vegas to become the new UFC middleweight champion. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 7, 2013)

Chris Weidman defeats Anderson Silva at UFC 162
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Chris Weidman defeats Anderson Silva at UFC 162 in Las Vegas to become the new UFC middleweight champion. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 7, 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 in the second round of their championship fight at UFC 162 in Las Vegas. Weidman defeats Silva to become the new UFC middleweight champion. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 7, 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 in the second round of their championship fight at UFC 162 in Las Vegas. Weidman defeats Silva to become the new UFC middleweight champion. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 7, 2013)

UFC champion Anderson Silva and challenger Chris Weidman
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UFC champion Anderson Silva and challenger Chris Weidman have a staredown at a press conference for UFC 162. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 4, 2013)

UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman
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UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman hold the belt at a UFC event in Las Vegas. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 4, 2013)

UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and challenger Chris
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UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and challenger Chris Weidman at the weigh-in for UFC 162. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 5, 2013)

UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva at the weigh-in
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UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva at the weigh-in for UFC 162. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 5, 2013)

UFC fighter Chris Weidman at the weigh-in for
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UFC fighter Chris Weidman at the weigh-in for UFC 162 in Las Vegas. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 5, 2013)

Giant billboard on the side of the MGM
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Giant billboard on the side of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for UFC 162. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 5, 2013)

UFC fighter Chris Weidman and training partner Gian
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UFC fighter Chris Weidman and training partner Gian Villante head to the gym to workout for UFC 162. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 4, 2013)

UFC fighter Chris Weidman cuts weight at a
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UFC fighter Chris Weidman cuts weight at a local gym before UFC 162. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 4, 2013)

UFC fighter Chris Weidman answers questions before UFC
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UFC fighter Chris Weidman answers questions before UFC 162. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 4, 2013)

UFC fighter Chris Weidman plays video games at
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UFC fighter Chris Weidman plays video games at his hotel. Photo by Mario Gonzalez (July 4, 2013)

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