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Brian Stann made a triumphant return to the Octagon last night (April 14, 2012), knocking out dangerous striker Alessio Sakara in the very first round of their co-main event clash at UFC on Fuel TV 2 from Stockholm, Sweden. After an exciting exchange in the opening minute of the first round, Stann floored Alessio with a well placed punch.
Once on the ground, “All American” was able to land two short, yet powerful, bombs from inside Sakara’s guard that had the Italian’s eyes rolling in the back of his head. That was all that the referee needed to see to put an end to the fight.
Stann, who got back to his winning ways after losing to Chael Sonnen last October at UFC 136, says that the fight with “Legionarius” almost didn’t happen because he considered pulling out of it to be with his family after his wife’s 26-year old brother died two days before Christmas.
Check out what the former Marine had to say about his win over Sakara and the difficult personal issues he dealt with leading up...
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The Co-Main event of the Ultimate Fighting Championship's Swedish debut saw the decorated American Captain in Stann pitted against the talented Italian boxer in Sakara.
Sakara looked to be holding his own in a whirlwind of an exchange early in the 1st Round. It didn't take long for Stann to utilize a mini muay thai clinic on the face of Sakara, dropping him to the ground...
Two very heavy-hitting middleweight strikers collided yesterday (April 14, 2012) when “The All-American” Brian Stann battled Italian boxer Alessio Sakara in the co-main event of UFC on FUEL TV 2 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Both men were very capable with their hands, although Stann had less wear and tear on him thus far in his career heading into the bout and he entered as the heavy...
Sometimes, mixed martial arts (MMA) events don’t end up being worth the hype. Seldom do you ever see an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fight card that has been promoted for seven steady weeks since the last time the promotion put on a show.
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In Saturday night’s co-main event, Brian Stann decimated renowned striker Alessio Sakara and put himself back in the winner’s circle after a loss to Chael Sonnen during UFC 136. UFC Tonight analyst Kenny Florian and Mike Goldberg recap Stann’s impressive victory and highlight his status in the middleweight division.
Congratulations to Thomas Crabtree for winning our UFC on Fuel TV: Gustaffson vs Silva Pick 'Em Contest. Next Pick 'Em action will be for next Saturday's UFC 145. Thanks for playing!Consensus Picks:Alexander Gustafsson - 57%Brian Stann - 89%Paulo Thiago - 87%Diego Nunes - 51% DaMarques Johnson - 67%Consensus Overall Record in 2012: 30-22 (58%)
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