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Georges St. Pierre
on Saturday night at UFC 87 clearly defined his roll as the No. 1 welterweight
fighter in the world with his domination of the No. 2 welterweight in the
world, Jon Fitch. In doing so, however, he has aligned a superfight between
himself and current UFC lightweight champion B.J. Penn. The bout has been
confirmed by UFC president Dana White and is likely to take place at the promotion’s
year-end event in late December.
professional wrestler Brock Lesnar clearly established himself as a force in
the UFC’s heavyweight division at UFC 87, punishing Heath Herring over the
course of their three-round fight. Lesnar won a unanimous decision and the
praise of White, who at the post-fight press conference declared, “Brock Lesnar
is a mixed martial artist.”
lightweight contenders Kenny Florian and Roger Huerta also battled it out on
Saturday night with Florian earning a unanimous decision and a shot at B.J.
Penn’s lightweight belt, once the Hawaiian has met his challenge against St.
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Pierre def. Jon Fitch by Unanimous Decision (50-43, 50-44, 50-44)
Lesnar def. Heath Herring by Unanimous Decision (30-26 on all cards)
def. Manny Gamburyan by KO at 0:12, R1
Florian def. Roger Huerta by Unanimous Decision (30-27 on all cards)
def. Jason MacDonald by Submission (rear naked choke) at 2:44, R3
McCrory def. Luke Cummo by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
Kongo def. Dan Evensen by TKO (strikes on the ground) at 4:55, R1
def. Andre Gusmao by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
Wilson def. Steve Bruno by Unanimous Decision (30-27) on all cards
-Ben Saunders def. Ryan Thomas by
Submission (armbar) at 2:28, R2
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