In what many in the MMA world consider an upset Brock Lesnar defeated UFC Heavyweight Champion Randy Courture by TKO in 3:07 of Round 2 to win the title to resounding "boos" from the UFC fans. Brock seems to have a lot of natural "heel heat" with UFC fans who don't want to see a former "rassler" come in and hang with the MMA fighters who they consider superior to pro wrestlers. It will be interesting to see where Brock goes from here, many people thought he'd be exposed in this fight but he proved his critics wrong by winning rather convincingly over the once dominant champion Randy Courture.
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ROUND ONE: The official is Mario Yamasaki. IIIIIIIIIT'S TIIIIIIIIME! The place is electric for this. They come out, touch and they clinch. Knees by Lesnar, against the cage they go and more knees by Lesnar. More knees follow by Lesnar, they go along the cage and Couture with an under hook. A right by Lesnar, Couture with a right and they separate. Jabs by Lesnar, he shoots and takes Couture to the cage and he defends. Takedown by Lesnar, half guard now and Couture keeps him close. Lesnar almost had mount, Couture gets to his feet and tries to get on the back of Lesnar, but Lesnar has him back down and into half guard. Body shots by Lesnar as he smothers Couture, Couture tries to work off of the cage but Lesnar traps an arm and lands solid lefts. Couture rolls, north south position now and Couture to his feet. Against the cage they go, knees by Couture and body shots by Lesnar. Couture is working for a takedown, Lesnar gets a warning for grabbing the cage, they separate and the round ends.
SCORECARD:: Electric atmosphere right now. A close round, but Lesnar got it to the ground and did solid work. Couture was able to avoid a lot of damage, but I have it 10-9 for Lesnar.
ROUND TWO: Round two begins and a jab by Lesnar, they trade and a good right elbow by Lesnar and Couture is hurt. Lesnar hesitated but gets Couture to the cage and now knees by Lesnar. Couture turns him, knees by Couture but Lesnar rocks him with a knee, answered by Couture with a right. Lesnar is cut under the right eye as they trade. Another good right by Lesnar, he shoots but Couture stuffs it. Couture has it against the cage by Lesnar's corner, shoulder shrug by Lesnar as Couture keeps pressing him against the cage. Clinch and another knee by Lesnar. Lesnar catches him with an overhand right and Couture is down! Lesnar pounces on Couture and is UNLOADING with tons of right! IT IS STOPPED! BROCK WINS!
Brock and Randy talk and embrace after the bout.
THE RESULT: NEW UFC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION Brock Lesnar via RD2 (3:07) TKO
Joe Rogan is with Brock Lesnar. Lesnar says it sounds great to be the champion. He thanks Dana, the UFC and Randy Couture. He has balls to take a year off and come back to fight him and he completely respects him. Lesnar says he believes in hard work and when you do that it pays off. He may be a cocky SOB, but he is confident. The lord gave him the body and mind to do this and he just used the tools.
Joe is now with Couture. He says that those were some big ass ham hocks coming at him when he was on the ground. He thanks Vegas and then thanks his team at Xtreme Couture that helped him to train for Brock. He's a big son of a bitch, that's all there is to say. Rogan asks him about his future, and he says he got caught, but is getting better and will go home and think things over. He didn't feel rusty, he got caught by the big guy and lost.
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