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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). LaFlare scored three takedowns in the...Read more »
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 major leagues...Read more »