Chris Weidman defeated Vitor Belfort by TKO to defend his UFC middleweight title at UFC 187 in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 23, 2015.

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Middleweight champion Chris Weidman of Baldwin defends his title against Brazilian Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 in the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, May 23, 2015.

Credit: Jeffrey Basinger

Middleweight champion Chris Weidman of Baldwin defends his title against Brazilian Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 in the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, May 23, 2015.

Credit: Jeffrey Basinger

Middleweight champion Chris Weidman of Baldwin defends his title against Brazilian Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 in the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, May 23, 2015.

Credit: Jeffrey Basinger

Middleweight champion Chris Weidman of Baldwin defends his title against Brazilian Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 in the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, May 23, 2015.

Credit: Jeffrey Basinger

Middleweight champion Chris Weidman of Baldwin defends his title against Brazilian Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 in the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, May 23, 2015.

Credit: Jeffrey Basinger

Gian Villante, from Levittown, feeds chewing gum to training partner UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, from Baldwin, during his weight cut in Las Vegas on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Weidman was preparing to lose more than 10 pounds to reach 185 pounds by 4 p.m. Friday for his UFC 187 title defense against Vitor Belfort on Saturday at the MGM Grand.

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UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, from Baldwin, goes through his weight cut in Las Vegas on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Weidman was preparing to lose more than 10 pounds to reach 185 pounds by 4 p.m. Friday for his UFC 187 title defense against Vitor Belfort on Saturday at the MGM Grand.

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Chris Weidman pounds Vitor Belfort during their middleweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 187 Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Las Vegas.

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Vitor Belfort kicks Chris Weidman during their middleweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 187 on Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Las Vegas.

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Chris Weidman, right, and Vitor Belfort trade blows during their middleweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 187 on Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Las Vegas.

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Chris Weidman celebrates after defeating Vitor Belfort in their middleweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 187 on Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Las Vegas.

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