UFC 162 results: Weidman KO’s Silva to capture Middleweight crown in Las Vegas

July 7, 2013


UFC 162 results: Weidman KO’s Silva to capture Middleweight crown in Las Vegas

UFC 162 took place tonight from inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Chris Weidman defeated all odds en route his KO victory over one of MMA’s greatest Anderson Silva to capture the UFC Middleweight title.  Silva looked in control with his striking but it was Weidman who capitalized on Silva’s mistake to end the night and championship reign of “The Spider”.

Weidman saw an opening while Silva was pretending to be hurt and landed a crisp hook that connected on the chin to end the night for Silva.  Weidman extends his undefeated win streak by capturing the gold in sin city.

Official results are as follows:

Main Event:

185 lbs.: UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman — Weidman wins via knockout (punches) at 1:18 of round two

145 lbs.: Frankie Edgar vs. Charles Oliveira — Edgar wins via unanimous decision (30-27×2, 29-28)
185 lbs.: Roger Gracie vs. Tim Kennedy — Kennedy wins via unanimous decision (30-27×2, 29-28)
145 lbs.: Cub Swanson vs. Dennis Siver — Swanson wins via TKO (punches) at 2:34 of round three
185 lbs.: Tim Boetsch vs. Mark Munoz — Munoz wins via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 29-28)
185 lbs.: Chris Leben vs. Andrew Craig — Craig wins via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
155 lbs.: Norman Parke vs. Kazuki Tokudome — Parke wins via unanimous decision (30-27×2, 29-28)
155 lbs.: Edson Barboza vs. Rafaello Oliveira — Barboza wins via TKO (leg kicks) at 1:41 of round two
265 lbs.: Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Dave Herman — Gonzaga wins via TKO (punches) at 0:17 of round one
170 lbs.: Seth Baczynski vs. Brian Melancon — Melancon wins via knockout (punches) at 4:59 of round one
170 lbs.: David Mitchell vs. Mike Pierce — Pierce wins via TKO (punches) at 2:55 of round two



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