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Submission! Ben Rothwell vs Matt Mitrione full fight video highlights from UFC Fight Night 68

Three wins in a row for "Big Ben"

Ben Rothwell may have been the higher ranked fighter heading into his UFC Fight Night 68 co-main event this past Saturday night (June 6, 2015), but he was still the underdog when he stepped into the cage against Matt Mitrione at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) No. 9-ranked heavyweight proved the bookies wrong on fight night, however, submitting "Meathead" in just under two minutes into the very first round.

After exchanging combinations and getting a taste of each other's power, Mitrione began to use his footwork to pick apart Rothwell from the outside, but inexplicably shot in for a double leg takedown that was easily stuffed by the Wisconsin native.

Rothwell quickly locked up a front choke that had Mitrione tapping with both hands just moments later, giving "Big Ben" his third straight Octagon finish over tough competition.

To top it all off, the heavyweight behemoth delivered one of the weirdest promos in UFC history during his post-fight interview with Jon Anik, complete with an evil laugh that will send shivers down your spine.

For complete results from UFC Fight Night 68: "Boetsch vs. Henderson," including play-by-play updates, click here. And for a complete Ben Rothwell vs. Matt Mitrione full fight recap click here.

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