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It didn’t take long for Fabricio Werdum to defeat late-notice replacement Walt Harris.

Fabricio Werdum picked up a quick armbar submission over short notice opponent Walt Harris, at just over a minute into the opening round. Why was this fight on short notice? Well, Werdum was originally scheduled to face Derrick Lewis and Harris was scheduled to battle it out with Mark Godbeer, but with a strange twist of fate, Lewis pulled out of his fight due to injury, and Harris stepped up to fight Werdum.

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Demetrious Johnson picked up an insanely awesome slam-to-armbar on Ray Borg in the UFC 216 co-main event.

The co-main event for UFC 216 saw Demetrious Johnson pick up one of the craziest finishes you will ever see in an MMA match, as he lifted up title challenger Ray Borg, and caught an armbar in midair. Oh, this happened in the 5th round, after D.J. had already dominated the other 4 rounds. Holy moly what a move, what a performance, what a champion! He has surpassed Anderson Silva for most successful title defenses in UFC history, and his eleventh produced an epic submission.

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Anthony Johnson hits back at Daniel Cormier’s recent remarks about him.

Just as Anthony Johnson teased about an MMA comeback, his former opponent Daniel Cormier went on a rant about some ill feelings. The current UFC light heavyweight champion specifically had some problems with “Rumble” and his then opponent Jon Jones sharing some “moments” during the UFC 214 weigh-ins.

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Tim B. takes a look at a weird and surreal UFC 216 card in Vegas.

Tony Ferguson is a cagey, cagey man. He really hadn’t done a ton in the first two rounds of his UFC interim lightweight title fight with Kevin Lee. Lee landed some big shots in the first round and got some timely takedowns to take the stanza. Ferguson rebounded with a stronger second, but Lee had his moments there too.

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Get the inside scoop on the opening contests of UFC 216’s main card, including a pivotal heavyweight clash between former champion Fabricio Werdum and Derrick Lewis.

The first three fights of UFC 216’s main card feature two outstanding contests and another that no one can figure out why the UFC stuck it on the main card. The heavyweight bout features a former champion clashing with one of the newest contenders in the division and the opener is a favorite to win the FOTN. The other contest? Well…two fighters who’ve never before fought in the UFC with minimal notice.

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Nick Baldwin discusses what Anthony Johnson’s MMA return means to the UFC heavyweight division and potential matchups for his first fight back.

Anthony Johnson’s retirement was rather brief.

The former UFC light heavyweight contender’s manager, Ali Abdelaziz of Dominance MMA Management, revealed on Monday’s The MMA Hour that “Rumble” is planning a return to mixed martial arts. But there’s a twist: should he come back to the Octagon, it won’t be at 205 pounds. Instead, Johnson is expected to make his debut in the UFC heavyweight division.

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