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It all comes down to the final five minutes. They touch gloves.
Machida taking control of the center of the cage. Front kick to the body by Machida. Weidman eats a left over the top, but he's still coming forward. Weidman goes for a takedown, but Machida defends.
Weidman with a right. Weidman starting to find his mark again. Weidman tags him, and Machida responds. They are starting to swing away. Joe Rogan firmly believes Weidman won the first three rounds, but the first two were close.
Weidman with a good combination. Weidman gets a takedown, and that may do it with just 90 seconds remaining. Weidman moves to mount, and Machida gives up his back. Weidman flattens out Machida, and then he loses his position. Machida is up and out with 30 seconds to go.
Machida with a flurry, but Weidman is not hurt. It goes the distance.
Bleacher Report scores the round 10-9 Weidman, and the fight 48-47 Weidman
Official Decision: Chris Weidman defeats Lyoto Machida by unanimous decision (49-45, 49-46, 48-47)