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Maia immediately tried to take the fight to the ground. He dragged Kim down and took his back and eventually ended up in the mount position. The referee stepped in after only a few shots and the fight was done. Following the stoppage it looked as if Kim broke his ribs.
Demian Maia def. Dong Hyun Kim by TKO at 0:47 of round 1
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A welterweight affair between Demian Maia (Pictured) and Dong Hyun Kim was the third bout to air in Saturday’s “UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” pay-per-view broadcast.
After watching the card’s first six fights uneventfully go the distance, the last two scraps have ended in under a minute.
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Two fights ended in under a minute this past Saturday at UFC 148, but one of those scraps concluded in curious fashion. After a standard takedown by Demian Maia, Dong Hyun Kim (Pictured) was forced to call it quits before the Brazilian jiu jitsu ace ever got the chance to do his thing on the canvas.
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