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Penn Brings Hughes Down the Mat

Written on November 22, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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BJ Penn inflicted one of the most devastating knockouts of his career on Matt Hughes at UFC 123, and then instantly got handed another stiff welterweight clash by president Dana White.

At UFC 123, Matt Hughes was inflicted with one of the most devastating knockouts from BJ Penn. Because of that, the latter got another welterweight clash by Dana White.

Penn used all of the remaining 21 seconds in the first round to dispose one of the best 170 pounder in UFC. He dumped his opponent on the floor with a vicious right hand, followed by several more punches afterwards. BJ Penn handed Hughes his first first-round knockout in almost a decade. And after the roars from the Michigan crowd died down, Dana White revealed that BJ Penn will face Jon Fitch next.

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Spike TV will Air UFC 118 Prelims

Written on August 10, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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From one good match to another, UFC 118 will make its televised prelim match on August 28. Who will win, and who will be beaten? Will the next victory be on Frankie Edgar or B.J. Penn? Who's your bet?

Two live UFC 118 preliminary bouts will be featured on Spike TV on August 28 at 9:00pm ET. Joe Lauzon and Gabe Ruediger will fight in the prelim main event. Together with them on the one hour live broadcast is Andrew Winner and Nik Lentz. The pay-per-view portion will headline the much awaited rematch of Frankie Edgar and B.J. Penn, and the début MMA of James Tony against Randy Couture. The UFC 118 Prelims will be held at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. According to a press release sent on Monday, additional bouts may be televised if the time allows.

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