Anderson Silva vs Chris Weidman Results: 4 Things the Casual Fan Learned

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Anderson Silva vs Chris Weidman Results: 4 Things the Casual Fan Learned
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Chris Weidman defeated Anderson Silva to become the middleweight champion at UFC 162

The fight result was shocking, not only because we'd never previously seen Silva lose inside the Octagon, but because the very idea of him being knocked out seemed almost laughable. Prior to UFC 162 at least.

It was a very surprising, odd and intriguing main event, one that may very well stand as the most memorable bout of 2013. Not for the action alone, but because of what it revealed to MMA fans.

There is much to be learned from Weidman vs. Silva, especially for those who may never have seen a legend fall before, or have understood the threat Weidman posed to Silva. 

Let's take a look at the most important lessons from the UFC 162 headliner.

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