Travis Browne wins unanimous decision against Broughton

by Matthew Roth | source: bloodyelbow.com
 

Browne opened the round with a big overhand right that didn't connect with full power. Another big overhand right failed to connect for Browne. They clinched against the cage and Hafa worked inside knees to weaken the Brit. Browne landed several digging leg kicks to the thigh which slowed Broughton. Browne wiffed a front kick but landed a straight right. Broughton had trouble finding his range, failing to connect with anything against the more mobile fighter. An uppercut landed perfectly and backed Rob Broughton up. Hafa attempted a flying knee but it didn't connect. Browne's stand up looked extremely similar to Dominick Cruz's constant movement. He ended the round with a takedown.

The second round opened with Broughton missing a double jab and Browne failing to connect with an uppercut. A digging leg kick landed with authority for Hafa. Travis Browne went to the well one too many times with his front kick and it was caught by Rob Broughton. He stayed on his feet and came forward with a combination and then knees to the head from the Thai clinch. Broughton survived and threw some punches of his own. The leg kicks constantly landed perfectly and always turned Broughton's leg inward. Browne got the fight to the ground and started working big punches from Broughton's back. The round ended with Browne again as the aggressor.

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Robbie Broughton Vs. Travis Browne
Fight was scheduled for 3 rounds (5x5x5)
Name Robbie Broughton <a href=Robbie Broughton" src="http://img.mixedmartialarts.com/method=get&rs=140&q=75&x=53&y=69&w=90&h=120&ro=0&s=64E5B02F-F1F6-5642-BC2EBB006EAAAD50.jpg" />
Height 6′ 3″ (190.5 cm)
Weight 268 (121.56 kg)
Record 13-4-1
Team  
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Name Travis Browne No Headshot Available
Height 6′ 7″ (200.66 cm)
Weight 250 (113.4 kg)
Record 8-0-1
Team  
 
 
 
 
 
Travis Browne def. Rob Broughton via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

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Recent Comments »

thirdleg site profile image  

9/24/11 9:57 PM by thirdleg

Seriously, those single legs...HAH. Actually made the fight somewhat fun, because wtf!

Devlyn site profile image  

9/24/11 9:56 PM by Devlyn

Presumably Broughton was there to make Browne look good. Might have been better just to dress him in a glow in the dark bikini and made him do cartwheels.

BJJkilla site profile image  

9/24/11 9:55 PM by BJJkilla

back to facebook prelims for both HW"s. that was just a awful fight to put on a PPV.

Devlyn site profile image  

9/24/11 9:54 PM by Devlyn

This, there are so few big athletic guys that can fight worth a damn. Let the HW's prove themselves on the undercard and only let the very best fight on the main card. That was frankly embarrassing to watch.

Bry Bry site profile image  

9/24/11 9:53 PM by Bry Bry

awful fight...really kills the momentum ater the solid Diaz/Gomi fight.. both of these big guys looked sloppy..this is now what i think of wheh i think of the 'superbowl of mma'...this looked amateur..wtf was Broughton doing on this card??id much rather see a guy like Kimbo in there against Browne..

skidog site profile image  

9/24/11 9:53 PM by skidog

Lol Browne is fucked.

cycklops site profile image  

9/24/11 9:53 PM by cycklops

 Well the judges got it right

1 2 3 ACE site profile image  

9/24/11 9:52 PM by 1 2 3 ACE

Was just thinking this, after they booed the shit out of Assuncao/Yagin, I'm surprised there's not more booing here.Call me a snob, but other than title fights/eliminators, and top ten guys, I don't ever want to see heavyweights on the main card.

Counterweight site profile image  

9/24/11 9:52 PM by Counterweight

I would hope not.

Perfer Et Obdura site profile image  

9/24/11 9:52 PM by Perfer Et Obdura

Thankfully this one is over



 

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