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Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort full fight video highlights

Watch Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort full fight video highlights from UFC 187's co-main event above, courtesy of FOX Sports 1.

UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier took place May 23, 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman (13-0) attempted to defend his title for the third consecutive time against Brazilian veteran Vitor Belfort (24-11) in the night's co-main event, which aired live on pay-per-view. Catch the video highlights above.

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For more on Weidman vs. Belfort, catch the play-by-play by's own Luke Thomas.

Round 1: Herb Dean is the referee in charge of the action. Weidman is orthodox and Belfort is southpaw. Blocked headkcik by Weidman. Weidman gets over zealous and misses on a takedown. Belfort slips and Weidman gets over zealous chasing him. Vitor tags him coming in and unloads on him. Weidman is covering up and survives. From there he scores a double-leg takedown into half guard. He slides to mount and proceeds to unload on Belfort. Belfort briefly gives up his back before rolling to face Weidman again, but he's taking an insane beating. After a left sneaks through, Belfort is barely covering up and the referee has seen enough. The fight's stopped.

Chris Weidman def. Vitor Belfort via TKO (strikes) 2:53 of round 1

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