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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion and soon to be MMA fighter Gabi Garcia first caught my eye when she was a guest coach on TUF with Wanderlei Silva.  Not because she was a dime, but because she was a gigantic she-hulk who could pick me up and break me in half.  She was about 225 lbs of pure bulk, making MMA legend Wanderlei Silva (204 lbs) look like a twerp in comparison:

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But Gabi has undergone a strict diet and training regimen, cutting down on the bulk and slimming down to a Total Sports Babe, as you can see in the first image.  Check out a gallery of the new Gabi Garcia after the jump: Read the rest of this entry »

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk TKO’d Carla Esparza at 4:17 of round 2 at UFC 185 to become the UFC Women’s Strawweight champion. Early on, Esparza had ground control and had the upper hand. But, after about the first two minutes of the fight, Jedrzejczyk used Esparza’s face as a punching bag. Jedrzejczyk’s stand up game was just outstanding. Check out the TKO.
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Ronda Rousey defeated Cat Zingano tonight at UFC 184, and it only took 14 seconds.  Zingano charged at Rousey right as the bout started, and soon after it ended.

Check out the awesome arm bar in the vine below.

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Pettis
Anthony Pettis defeated Gilbert Melendez to defend his UFC Lightweight title at 1:53 of the second round at UFC 181 via guillotine choke. In the first minute of the second round, Pettis caught Melendez with a right hook, and then when Melendez came into him, Pettis slapped a guillotine choke on and the rest was history. This battle between The Ultimate Fighter season 20 coaches lived up to the billing. Check out the submission after the jump.
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Travis Brown
Travis Brown TKO’s Brennan Schaub at the end of the first round via punches at UFC 181. Midway through the first round, Brown tagged Schaub with an uppercut and stunned Schaub. Afterwards, Brown mounted Schaub multiple times and worked him over. Check out the beatdown after the jump.
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Duff
Todd Duffee KO’d Anthony Hamilton just 33 seconds of the first round at UFC 181 with a big time right hand. There wasn’t much to this fight other than that knockout. Check it out after the jump.
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Ferguson
In the first fight of the PPV portion of UFC 181, Tony Ferguson shook off a potential first round KO to get Abel Trujillo to tap out due to a rear naked choke in the second round. Ferguson took a few big shots in the first round, but was able to weather the storm. In round two, he went on the offensive and controlled Trujillo throughout the round and finally got in position for the choke out. Check it out.
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Photo Courtesy of Reddit.

Photo Courtesy of Reddit.

Just moments ago, former WWE Superstar CM Punk joined Joe Rogan during UFC 181 and announced that he will be joining the UFC. He reiterated that this is not just a one time deal. He has not decided what weight he will fight at, but most likely middle weight. This is going to be huge for the UFC. We will update this post with any additional information as it becomes available.

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During the prelims of UFC 181, Josh Samman KO’d Eddie Gordon at 3:08 of the second round with one of the most devastating head kicks in UFC history.  After missing nearly a year with a hamstring injury, Samman showed no effects from that injury.  He attempted a bunch of kicks that were close to landing, but after referee Herb Dean separated to two fighters for lack of movement on the ground, Samman unleashed the fury. You have to check out this knockout.
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Photo courtesy of MMANews.com

Photo courtesy of MMANews.com

Fabricio Werdum TKO’d Mark Hunt at 2:27 of the second round at UFC 180 to win the  UFC’s interim Heavyweight title. In the second round of the fight, Hunt tried to connect on some big punches, but was unable to connect. Werdum took advantage by delivering a massive knee, and then jumped on the opportunity to land big time punches.

Check out the TKO after the jump.
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