Chris Leben vs Mark Muñoz Fight Video UFC 138

Mark Munoz established himself as a bona fide contender in the UFC’s middleweight division by beating up Chris Leben at UFC 138. Munoz used his wrestling advantage to take Leben down repeatedly and batter him on the ground. The referee was forced to stop the fight after the second round when Leben admitted he could no longer see out of his bloodied right eye.

UFC 138 results: Mark Munoz defeats Chris Leben by TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of round 2.

After the win, Munoz called for a title shot against his friend and sometimes training partner Anderson Silva. He’s now 6-1 as a middleweight in the UFC.

Munoz got the early take down but wasn’t able to bring his fearsome ground and pound to bear before Leben escaped back to his feet. In the clinch, Leben ate a few body shots but managed to separate and land some hard punches before taking Munoz down. Munoz covered up and fought back to his feet. After some exchanges, Leben got a second take down but Munoz reversed when Leben went for a guillotine choke. Munoz landed a couple of very hard rights before Leben tried to stand up. Munoz applied a front headlock to drag Leben back down. Munoz landed some vicious shots but Leben stood up and advanced in the face of some withering incoming fire. Leben got him down again and threatened with a front headlock of his own, ending the round dropping bombs down on Munoz.
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Ben Askren vs Jay Hieron Fight Video Bellator 56

Bellator held the latest round of its season five heavyweight tournament on Saturday at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas. Advancing in the tournament were Thiago Santos and Eric Prindle.

Both heavyweight contests were over in a matter of seconds. For Prindle, a quick win is not such an uncommon occurrence. Prindle has four wins under his belt all ending before the one-minute mark.
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Cyrille Diabaté vs Anthony Perosh Fight Video UFC 138

Anthony Perosh built capital with the UFC by being a johnny-on-spot fill in for the promotion at heavyweight back at UFC 110. It turns out that down at 205 pounds, his real weight class, he’s a pretty solid fighter.

Perosh ran a ground clinic on Cyrille Diabate in the second round and finished the fight via rear-naked choke at the 3:09 mark in bout No. 2 of the main card at UFC 138.

“My first (UFC) win was great but I needed to back it up and I’m delighted to have done so. I’ve trained in boxing for only one year but I have focused on it twice as much as anything else and it paid off,” said Perosh.

Perosh (12-6, 2-1 UFC) is a decorated jiu-jitsu fighter. The second-degree black belt stayed out of harm’s way against Diabate, a dangerous muay thai striker.
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