In case you missed the bout live, here are the highlights for the middleweight bout between former top contender Demian Maia, and All American wrestler Chris Weidman, who was coming in on just 11 days notice.
Here's the complete play-by-play of the fight courtesy of our live blog of the event:
Demian Maia vs. Chris Weidman - Round 1 - Maia misses with an overhand left and comes up short with a second one. Front kick to the face missed by Weidman. Maia is ducking and throwing the left hand counter but neither guy landing too solid. Knee lands for Maia. They're still kind of feeling things out through two minutes of the fight with neither guy really doing a lot of damage. Left hand by Maia. Weidman gets a nice punch in of his own now. Body kick by Weidman is blocked. They trade leg kicks. Left hand gets in for Maia. Weidman gets a takedown. Maia quickly stands up and lands some punches before slipping. Weidman hits him with a punch on the way up. They're clinched up now. Right hand by Weidman. 10-9 Weidman on my card, but close.
Round 2 - Weidman gets a takedown and is in side control but Maia manages to stand right up. Left hand by Maia. Weidman is looking better and better in the stand-up here. This is not a very exciting fight and the crowd is booing the (lack of) action. Now they trade leg kicks and go back to walking forward. Maia now picking it up and starting to work jabs, left hands and knees. Weidman with a takedown. 10-9 Weidman.
Round 3 - Weidman seemed like he was going for the takedown early but now they're striking again. Weidman gets the takedown. Maia holds the body and stands up. Uppercut by Maia. Maia with a horrible takedown attempt. Maia looks embarrassingly bad. Both men are tired, at least Weidman has an excuse. Weidman ands three knees in the clinch. 10-9 Weidman.
Official scorecards: 29-28 Weidman, 29-28 Maia, 29-28 Weidman. Chris Weidman wins by split decision. (Update: Dana White corrected on twitter and said Weidman won on all three cards)