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Saturday, May 31, 2014

UFC FN 41: Gegard Mousasi Quickly Takes Out Mark Munoz

Mousasi (photo via UFC.com)

By FCF Staff

Gegard Mousasi made a compelling case today that he belongs in the UFC’s top ten middleweight rankings, as the former Strikeforce champ stormed through Mark Munoz at UFC Fight Night 41.

From the opening moments of the bout, Mousasi was able to negate the takedowns attempts of Munoz, and punished the wrestler with punches and elbows. As the fight approached the four minute mark, Mousasi transitioned to Munoz’s back, and sunk in a fight ending, rear-naked-choke.

With his victory over the #7th ranked Munoz, the #11 positioned Mousasi improved his record to 34-4-2. Munoz’s dropped to 13-5.

Here are the complete results from UFC FN 41, which was hosted by the O2 World in Berlin, Germany.

Gegard Mousasi def. Mark Munoz via submission (rear-naked-choke) R1, 3:37

CB Dollaway def. Francis Carmont via unanimous decision

Sean Strickland def. Luke Barnatt via split decision

Niklas Backstrom def. Tom Niinimaki via submission R1, 4:15

Nick Hein def. Drew Dober via unanimous decision

Magnus Cedenblad def. Krzysztof Jotko via submission (guillotine choke) R2, 4:59

Iuri Alcantara def. Vaughan Lee via TKO (punches) R1, 0:25

Peter Sobotta def. Pawel Pawlak via unanimous decision

Maximo Blanco def. Andy Ogle via unanimous decision

Ruslan Magomedov def. Viktor Pesta via unanimous decision


posted by FCF Staff @ 4:57 pm
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