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Grateful granny swoons, recounts heroic rescue from UFC sweetie-pie Chris Weidman

Ethan Miller

Anna Croenlein was bleeding out last Thursday after smacking her head on a glass table and cracking her crown. Unable to operate her phone, the 94-year-old great grandma had no choice but to stagger outside her Long Island abode and scream for help.

And hope for a miracle.

But who needs miracles when you live next door to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight titleholder Chris Weidman? The "All American" darted over and quickly patched her up, then got Croenlein the medical attention she needed.

Now, it's time for her to say "thank you" (via NY Daily News) to this real-life sweetie pie.

"I want to thank him because he saved my life. He is really a champion. Believe me. There was so much blood I didn't think I had blood anymore. I stood out there in the rain, and I screamed and screamed. Not a soul. He was just a very, very sweet man. Like a mother who was caring for her baby. That young man is the nicest person I ever met."


Weidman, who is home nursing an injured hand, will return to the Octagon in early 2015 against 185-pound division No. 1 contender Vitor Belfort, who is still sore over the fact that Superweidman had to bail on their planned UFC 181 tilt in December.

Don't hate the hero, hate the game.

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