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Big surprises as UFC takes over the Garden

Chael Sonnen punched Mauricio Rua in their light heavyweight bout.

In the night’s main event battle, former top contender Chael Sonnen shocked the MMA world by submitting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and former champ Mauricio “Shogun” Rua via guillotine choke with just 13 seconds remaining in the opening frame. The impressive win also earned Sonnen Submission of the Night honors.

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