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Watch Newsday's exclusive documentary of Chris Weidman at UFC 162

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)

When Long Island's own Chris Weidman won the UFC middleweight title last Saturday, Newsday was there. Now UFC fans can relive the momentous fight with our exclusive documentary.

Shot by Mario Gonzalez, the documentary --  entitled "Chris Weidman: 'I was destined for this' " -- follows Weidman both in and out of the octagon, sharing a behind-the-scenes glimpse of a fighter as he prepares for the biggest fight of his life.

Gonzalez takes an inside look at Weidman's whirlwind week in Las Vegas, culminating in the Baldwin native's stunning second-round knockout of defending champion Anderson Silva.

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