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The UFC’s latest ESPN offering wrapped up with some top shelf heavyweight violence. Francis Ngannou may have fallen short against Stipe Miocic, and may have flubbed his fight with Derrick Lewis, but he’s otherwise an absolutely terrifying contender for all comers at 265. In the co-main event, Joseph Benavidez left no doubt that he’s flyweight’s only title challenger—for whatever that may be worth. And Demian Maia showed that he’s still not a man to be called out lightly.

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Never mind the ESPN deal and how profoundly it has perplexed and pissed off viewers and would-be viewers. We can all argue for the reasons for this, but to no doubt, Saturday night’s UFC on ESPN 3 card with Francis N’Gannou clubbing Junior dos Santos in just 71 seconds, among other happenings on the card, really brings this to the forefront.

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UFC Greenville is in the books, and what looked like a fairly thin night of fights on paper nonetheless resulted in some fantastic action—especially in the main event. Chan Sung Jung proved his still among the featherweight elite, demolishing Renato Moicano early in round 1. Randy Brown put on a career-best performance stopping Bryan Barberena. And Andrea Lee proved she’s a step ahead of the rank and file with a dominant performance over Montana De La Rosa.

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