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vitor-vs-weidman With so much hype surrounding the Light heavyweight title match at UFC 187 it seems like everybody has forgotten that the co-main event is also a title match for the middleweight title featuring the UFC middle weight champion Chris Weidman(12-0) vs the #3 contender Vitor Belort(24-10).

Weidman who has been the champion since knocking out former champion Anderson Silva with a straight right hand in the second round at UFC 162 on July 6 2013.  Weidman next defended his title in a rematch against Anderson Silva December 28 2013 at UFC 168. Weidman once again won the fight in the second round when Anderson Silva threw a inside leg kick which Weidman checked snapping Silva’s Fibula and Tibia immediately forcing referee Herb Dean stop the 1:16 into the second round and giving Weidman the win via Tko.

Next Weidman was expected to defend his title his title against Vitor Belfort at UFC 173 but…

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