Velasquez TKO1 Lesnar To Become UFC Heavyweight Champion

continuing with the tradition of short-lived title reigns in the UFC heavyweight division, Cain Velasquez defeated Brock Lesnar by TKO, at the 4:12 mark of round 1. Lesnar had a size advantage, as well as a superior ground/grapple set, thanks to his days as a collegiate wrasslin’ champion at Minnesota. Velasquez had the better overall technique, landing more than three times as many power strikes than did Lesnar. Brock appeared dazed toward the end, stumbling across the ring, before Velasquez swooped in to finish him off. propz to Velasquez, who becomes the first Mexican world heavyweight champion in UFC history! in light heavyweight action action, Matt Hamill defeated his former Ultimate Fighter coach, Tito Ortiz, by unanimous decision.

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