Weidman shocks the world, knocks out Anderson Silva

Sunday, July 07, 2013

After 2,458 days, the UFC has a new middleweight champion.

Chris Weidman ended the long, illustrious reign of Anderson Silva at UFC 162. In a stunning ending, Weidman knocked out Silva with a left hook followed by ground and pound at 1:18 of the second round.

“Chris Weidman is the best, he’s the new champion,” Silva said afterward. “He’s the best.”

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Title Fight Chris Weidman Vs. Anderson “The Spider” Silva
Fight was scheduled for 5 rounds (5x5x5x5x5) – Fight was for the Middleweight Title
Name Chris Weidman Chris Weidman
Height 6′ 0″ (182.88 cm)
Weight 190 (86.18 kg)
Record 9-0-0


Name Anderson Silva Anderson Silva
Height 6′ 2″ (187.96 cm)
Weight 185 (83.91 kg)
Record 31-4-0
Team Black House
-Chris Weidman defeated Anderson Silva by Knockout (Punches, 2nd Round, 1:18)