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Chris Weidman Secures His BJJ Black Belt Ahead Of UFC 187

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In just a few weeks, Chris Weidman will return to the Octagon, defending his middleweight title against Vitor Belfort at UFC 187.

Tuesday night, Weidman was presented with his black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu from Matt Serra and Renzo Gracie.

Gonna be wearing this around for a while. Thanks again @Renzograciebjj and Matt Serra for all the hard work!!

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Weidman, a former standout college wrestler, is a perfect 12-0 in his MMA career. That includes two victories over Anderson Silva and a win vs. Lyoto Machida.

Belfort also holds a black belt in BJJ.