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UFC Fight Night 26 results recap: Shogun Rua vs Chael Sonnen event wrap up from Boston

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Wrapping up the UFC Fight Night 26: "Shogun vs. Sonnen" event that took place on Sat., Aug. 17, 2013, at the TD Garden Arena in Boston, Massachusetts, featuring Shogun Rua vs. Chael Sonnen, and much, much more.

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UFC Fight Night 26: "Shogun vs. Sonnen" lit up TD Bank Garden in Boston, Mass., this past Sat., Aug. 17, 2013, featuring a Light Heavyweight non-title main event in which Chael Sonnen pulled off a surprise first round submission (guillotine choke) over Mauricio Rua (watch highlights here).

The co-main event was just as thrilling, with Travis Browne surviving and early Alistair Overeem lashing to score a thunderous knockout (watch highlights here) that was set up with an Anderson Silva-esque front kick to the face.

The other four main card bouts that aired on FOX Sports 1 were also a treat (sans John Howard vs. Uriah Hall) with Urijah Faber steamrolling Yuri Alcantara en route to a unanimous decision, Matt Brown destroying Mike Pyle in less than 30 seconds and Michael Johnson beating Joe Lauzon from pillar to post for 15 minutes (see what it looked like).

In cased you missed any or all of it -- or just want to keep the discussion alive -- below are links to all the major storylines borne from Saturday night's event in Boston.


UFC Fight Night 26: "Shogun vs. Sonnen"

Results and live fight coverage

Post-fight press conference

Bonuses and awards

Event photo gallery

Shogun Rua vs. Chael Sonnen highlights

Alistair Overeem vs. Travis Browne highlights

Prelims results and recap

Recap: Michael Johnson dominates Joe Lauzon

Recap: John Howard decisions Uriah Hall

Recap: Matt Brown knocks out Mike Pyle

Recap: Urijah Faber defeats Yuri Alcantara

Recap: Travis Browne sleeps Alistair Overeem

Recap: Chael Sonnen submits Shogun Rua

Review: Michael Johnson vs. Joe Lauzon

Review: John Howard vs. Uriah Hall

Review: Matt Brown vs. Mike Pyle

Review: Urijah Faber vs. Yuri Alcantara

Review: Travis Browne vs. Alistair Overeem

Review: Chael Sonnen vs. Shogun Rua

UFC Fight Night 26 Post-Fight Fallout

Event report card

FOX Sports 1 ratings windfall

Biggest winner and lowliest loser

Who's next for Chael Sonnen?

About last night ...

Matches to make for event winners

He Said What?!? Fight Night 26 Edition

Dana White media scrum video

Referees shined bright during the UFC's debut on Fox Sports 1

The fighters came up big for the UFC on its debut on Fox Sports 1

The production values for the UFC on Fox Sports 1 were great

Ultimate Submission: Chael Sonnen guillotines Shogun Rua

Chael Sonnen calls out Wanderlei Silva but gets called out 3X over in the process

Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva MUST happen, at any weight

Opinion: Book Chael Sonnen vs. Vitor Belfort, not Wanderlei Silva

Dana White: Chael Sonnen has options after tapping Shogun Rua

Chael Sonnen knew he would submit Shogun Rua

Is it time for Shogun Rua to retire from MMA?

What does the UFC do with Alistair Overeem now?

Is this the end of Alistair Overeem in the UFC?

Travis Browne is the new heavyweight on campus

Urijah Faber just needs more BANG to get back to the top

Matt Brown has blasted his way into UFC title contention

Check out the John Howard vs. Uriah Hall Fight Metric report

Here's a pic of Joe Lauzon's busted up face after a 15 minute ass whooping from Michael Johnson

Conor McGregor has the right attitude about fighting


That, my friends, should be enough to keep you talking -- at least for the time being. What gets your vote for the biggest story coming out of UFC Fight Night 26?

Sound off, Maniacs.