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Tony Weeks certainly had an interesting scorecard turned in for Cody Garbrandt’s eventual unanimous decision win over Dominick Cruz at UFC 207.

Cody Garbrandt is the UFC’s new men’s bantamweight champion, having bested Dominick Cruz by unanimous decision at UFC 207. It was a thrilling Fight of the Night performance by Garbrandt, who became only the 2nd man to defeat Cruz in MMA competition, and the 1st one to do so at 135 lbs. Garbrandt effectively won the fight with his superior striking display in rounds 3-4, including multiple knockdowns of Cruz in the 4th.

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Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey released a statement to ESPN following another devastating knockout loss, this time to Amanda Nunes.

The main event of UFC 207 was about as lopsided as humanly possible, as Amanda Nunes successfully defended her UFC women’s bantamweight title by knocking out Ronda Rousey in just 48 seconds. It marked the 2nd KO loss in as many fights for Rousey, who had dominated the division for years, dating back to her days in Strikeforce. That all came to an end when Holly Holm finished her at UFC 193.

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Will Brock Lesnar and CM Punk ever return to the Octagon? UFC president Dana White gives us an update on their status.

Two of the biggest MMA stories of 2016 involved popular pro wrestlers stepping into the Octagon for real fights. One was a return, as former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar ended five-year retirement to come back at UFC 200 to defeat Mark Hunt. The other was CM Punk, who finally stepped in for the first time but was beaten badly by Mickey Gall at UFC 203.

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