UFC Quick Quote: Travis Browne details his first round knockout of Stefan Struve

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"He does a good job of extending his hands out and it messes with your punches, you can't get anything clean. It was one of those things where we started seeing him progress in that sense and become more defensive when somebody would come in on him. That being said, it was one of our things to attack hard, separate, come out and be explosive again right as soon as he was coming in. ... He got caught and I was able to come out on top."

-- Heavy-handed heavyweight Travis Browne tells MMA Heat what he saw in Stefan Struve's game leading into their UFC 130 contest on May 28, as well as what he wanted to do to counteract it. Never has a game plan worked more brilliantly, as "Hapa" sprang into an impeccably timed superman punch just as the lanky Dutchman was throwing a knee leaving himself completely exposed in the process. When leather met chin, the "Skyscraper" imploded, crashing to the mat in a crumpled heap, right along with his title aspirations. No follow up ground and pound was necessary, although it was skillfully delivered anyway. Browne pocketed a cool $70,000 for his handiwork, not to mention the bossman Dana White's trademark "in the mix" seal of approval. After such a crushing knockout (see the .gif here), who do you Maniacs think should be next in line for the Hawaiian headhunter?

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