Poirer, Lamas win impressively on UFC on FOX prelims

source: mmaweekly.com
 

The featherweight division definitely has a new challenger waiting in the wings to become a contender.

Dustin Poirier picked up yet another impressive victory at the first ever UFC on FOX show, finishing off Pablo Garza with a slick D’arce choke in the second round to get a submission win.

In his last two fights, Pablo Garza has been as explosive as anyone in the featherweight division. He’s capable of big knockouts and quick submissions, so for that very reason Poirier approached the fight with a much smarter strategy than just getting in his face and throwing punches.

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Cub Swanson made his UFC debut after more than a year away from action, thanks to various injuries, against recent 145-pound addition, Ricardo Lamas.

Unfortunately for Swanson, his Octagon debut was spoiled thanks to a sweet technical performance from Lamas, who used an arm triangle choke to pick up the submission victory.

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Preliminary Card (Facebook and FoxSports.com

Ben Henderson def. Clay Guida via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
Dustin Poirier def. Pablo Garza via submission (D'arce choke) - Round 2, 1:32
Ricardo Lamas def. Cub Swanson via submission (arm triangle choke) - Round 2, 2:16
DaMarques Johnson def. Clay Harvison via TKO (punches) - Round 1, 1:34
Darren Uyenoyama def. Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)
Robert Peralta def. Mackens Semerzier via TKO (strikes) - Round 3, 1:54
Alex Caceres def. Cole Escovedo via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Mike Pierce def. Paul Bradley via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
Aaron Rosa def. Matt Lucas via majority decision (28-28, 30-26, 30-26)

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Devlyn site profile image  

11/12/11 10:42 PM by Devlyn

Classy post, Dana White could learn something from you.

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11/12/11 9:54 PM by RicoVelasquez

As a huge Cain Velasquez fan and a Mexican American.I'm happy for JDS."If you are a good person and you work hard good things will happen to you"Good for him but Cain will come back and be champ again. He underestimated JDS's power and tried to stand with him and fucked up. No point in making excuses. Good for JDS

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11/12/11 9:42 PM by RicoVelasquez

FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCKKKKK!!!!!!MAAAD PROPS!.Nothing but respect.Cain will be back!

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11/12/11 9:42 PM by Teenage mutant lesnar turtle

 jds is unstoppable, fucking wow

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11/12/11 9:42 PM by AsimpleFan

I said kick to the head but I got the round and KO right. Oh well I am happy wit me.

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11/12/11 9:40 PM by thebroonies

 WOW!!!!!

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11/12/11 9:40 PM by 32Hunter

 Lol@ Cain being this Dominant second coming of Fedor.

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11/12/11 9:39 PM by 32Hunter

 Guida - Bendo Amazing fight, dominant performance by Bendo.

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11/12/11 9:36 PM by thebroonies

 This could be quick, hope not but it could.

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11/12/11 9:33 PM by RicoVelasquez

Faaaaack I wish I was there.