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For all of Benny Alloway's ability to avoid taking much damage, this much can be said: Ryan LaFlare spent 15 minutes putting him in disadvantageous situations.
That's the nature of LaFlare, the Lindenhurst native who won his UFC debut by unanimous decisoin at UFC on Fuel TV 9 in Sweden on Saturday. All three judges scored it 30-27 for LaFlare (8-0).
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Folks speak of the "UFC jitters" when it comes to fighters making their promotional debuts inside the Octagon.
For Lindenhurst native Ryan LaFlare, that may not be the case.
Yes, this Saturday, the undefeated welterweight fights in Sweden on the prelims for UFC on Fuel TV 9. But for a 29-year-old whose previous seven fights were in the regional promotion Ring of Combat, the...Read more »
Cung Le landed a monstrous right hook to left temple of Rich Franklin for a first-round knockout.
But rather than use more words to describe what happened in Macau on Saturday as the UFC brought its first card to China, just watch the embedded video below
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Cung Le and Rich Franklin headline the UFC's first card in China on Nov. 10. For your Googling purposes, he event goes by either UFC on Fuel TV 6 or UFC Macau.
But alas, here's the trailer for the fight, done by Fuel TV.
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Some thoughts that ran through my brain Saturday and Sunday after UFC in Fuel 5 wrapped up in Nottingham, England. - He is still somewhat raw -- even after 34 pro fights -- but when Stevan Struve grows into his 7-foot, 250-plus-pound heavyweight body, he could be unstoppable. He has unmatchable size and if you do manage to get inside to take him down, he can wrap those 12-foot long Dutch tree trunks...Read more »