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UFC Surprise Upset

Last Night was UFC 70 Live from Manchester, England. The Main Event featured favorite Mirko Cro Cop vs. Gabriel Gonzaga. The fight was supposed to be a stepping stone for Cro Cop to face current heavyweight champ Randy Coutre at an upcoming PPV. Cro Cop was the odds on favorite and was supposed to win the match easily. Unfortunately nobody told Brazilian Gabriel Gonzaga who knocked him out in the first round. [youtube]wHlLY_ehyzM[/youtube] Actually he didn't just knock him out, he knocked him the fuck out. Look at it in slow motion you can see Cro Cop go completely unconcious and twist his knee and ankle badly in the process.  The ironic thing is Cro Cop was the one with the extensive kickboxing background not Gonzaga, whom nobody expected to be able to land a kick like that. This just goes to show how exciting the UFC is and how unlike other "professional" fights it is not fixed. If some one has enough heart they will be given the chance to prove themselves. I don't envy Randy Coutre who now has to face Gonzaga who will be looking to to further make a new for himself by defeating Coutre. Gonzaga definately is a serious contender now.