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UFC on FOX 23: The Morning After

What you missed from last night ...

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A striker submitted a grappler, then proceeded to wow us with her dancing skills, an eclectic octopus got submitted, a Cowboy went down in a shootout, a Predator devoured a Pitbull, and that was just on the main card of UFC on Fox 23. Even crazier events went down on the many regional events that happened this weekend.

For complete UFC on FOX 23 results and coverage click here.

For a full recap of Conor McGregor’s PPV Interview (yeah, you read that right) click here

Valentina Shevchenko surprised everyone, not with the win, but how she got the win. It was an impressive armbar.

But, then she pulled out another surprising skill.

It had some thinking maybe she could take the Paige VanZant route to Building a Popular Female Fighter (BPFF).

Tyron Woodley was just confused.

Apparently, this is a skill she has had for some time now

It was an awkward, but surprisingly cordial early face-off between Amanda Nunes and Shevchenko in the cage:

This card created a mixed bag of contenders.

Jorge Masvidal was ready with the sweet graphic to illustrate his win over Donald Cerrone.

It’s a good thing he closed the show in round two, though, because the scoring was pretty wonky:

He was seconds away from that stoppage in the first round, too:

Damien Maia was also ready with the smart, respectful self-promotion:

Heavyweight actually, finally has a rising prospect:

Francis Ngannou is a scary, scary man. That knockout netted him an extra $50,000.

Did you catch what “Bruce Leeroy” was saying in his pre-fight video package? Well, let’s just say it could be filed under “Just Saying Stuff.”

Meanwhile, Jason Knight, “Hick Diaz” to some, was like:

Looks like being from a Walmart parking lot is better than being an eclectic octopus:

On the prelims, Raphael Assuncao narrowly defeated Aljamain Sterling:

In other combat sports:

UFC’s event wasn’t the only thing that went down last night, and the action on some of these other shows was nonsense:

Boxing had a big night, too:

Team-based MMA in Poland? Find me that live stream!

Textbook elbow KO:

Another nice one:

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