Weidman KO’s Silva to take title

Chris Weidman knocked out long-time middleweight champion

Anderson Silva on Saturday night to take his title in the main

event at UFC 162 in Las Vegas.

Weidman caught Silva, who spent most of the fight taunting the

challenger, with a left hook in the second round and sent the

former champion backward to the canvas. Weidman then followed that

up with multiple shots to the face of Silva before the fight was