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Austin Arnett Decisions Humberto Bandenay (UFC Fight Night 140 Highlights)

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Check out highlights from Austin Arnett decisions Humberto Bandenay at UFC Fight Night 140 on Saturday in Buenos Aires.

Following its debut in Argentina, the UFC returns to China for its first event in Beijing, where heavyweight contenders Francis Ngannou and Curtis Blaydes square off in the main event. UFC Fight Night 141 takes place on Saturday, Nov. 24, with the first fight starting at 3 a.m. ET / 12 a.m. PT. 

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Laureano Staropoli Wins the War with Hector Aldana (UFC Fight Night 140 Highlights)

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Check out highlights from Laureano Staropoli’s decision win following a war with Hector Aldana at UFC Fight Night 140 on Saturday in Buenos Aires.

Following its debut in Argentina, the UFC returns to China for its first event in Beijing, where heavyweight contenders Francis Ngannou and Curtis Blaydes square off in the main event. UFC Fight Night 141 takes place on Saturday, Nov. 24, with the first fight starting at 3 a.m. ET / 12 a.m. PT. 

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Marlon Vera Mounts Miraculous Comeback (UFC Fight Night 140 Highlights)

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Check out highlights from Marlon Vera’s come-from-behind victory over Guido Cannetti at UFC Fight Night 140 on Saturday in Buenos Aires.

Following its debut in Argentina, the UFC returns to China for its first event in Beijing, where heavyweight contenders Francis Ngannou and Curtis Blaydes square off in the main event. UFC Fight Night 141 takes place on Saturday, Nov. 24, with the first fight starting at 3 a.m. ET / 12 a.m. PT. 

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Cynthia Calvillo Rolls Over Poliana Botelho (UFC Fight Night 140 Highlights)

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Check out highlights from Cynthia Calvillo’s first-round submission of Poliana Botelho at UFC Fight Night 140 on Saturday in Buenos Aires.

Following its debut in Argentina, the UFC returns to China for its first event in Beijing, where heavyweight contenders Francis Ngannou and Curtis Blaydes square off in the main event. UFC Fight Night 141 takes place on Saturday, Nov. 24, with the first fight starting at 3 a.m. ET / 12 a.m. PT. 

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Michel Prazeres Makes Short Work of Bartosz Fabiński (UFC Fight Night 140 Highlights)

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Check out highlights from Michel Prazeres’ quickfire submission of Bartosz Fabiński at UFC Fight Night 140 on Saturday in Buenos Aires.

Following its debut in Argentina, the UFC returns to China for its first event in Beijing, where heavyweight contenders Francis Ngannou and Curtis Blaydes square off in the main event. UFC Fight Night 141 takes place on Saturday, Nov. 24, with the first fight starting at 3 a.m. ET / 12 a.m. PT. 

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Ricardo Lamas Slices and Dices His Way to Victory (UFC Fight Night 140 Highlights)

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Check out highlights from Ricardo Lamas’ third-round stoppage of Darren Elkins at UFC Fight Night 140 on Saturday in Buenos Aires.

Following its debut in Argentina, the UFC returns to China for its first event in Beijing, where heavyweight contenders Francis Ngannou and Curtis Blaydes square off in the main event. UFC Fight Night 141 takes place on Saturday, Nov. 24, with the first fight starting at 3 a.m. ET / 12 a.m. PT. 

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Ricardo Lamas Elbows His Way to a Bloody Stoppage of Darren Elkins at UFC Fight Night 140

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Ricardo Lamas took a step back toward featherweight title contention with a resounding victory over Darren Elkins at UFC Fight Night 140 on Saturday in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Coming into the fight on the heels of back-to-back losses to Josh Emmett and Mirsad Bektic, Lamas was in dire need of a victory if he wanted to make another run at the UFC featherweight championship currently around Max Holloway’s waist.

Lamas started quickly, establishing a stinging low leg kick and sharp punch combinations, but just wen it looked like he might run away with the fight, Elkins found a bit of a rhythm and began answering some of the strikes. 

He was staying close on the feet, but Elkins’ strengths in the opening round were his clinch game, putting Lamas on the fence, and landing a solid slam in the waning moments.

As good as Elkins’ close to the first round was, it wouldn’t be enough.

The effect of Lamas’ low kicks started to accumulate in the second round, where the kicks coupled with his varied punch combinations had Elkins bloodied and looking a bit wobbly. Digging deep into his workmanlike attitude, Elkins kept plodding forward, which occasionally left him open to Lamas’ head kicks.

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Though Elkins made a quick start in round three, it was largely out of desperation, as the damage was mounting. 

Lamas took full control in the final frame, where he put Elkins on the fence and sliced him up with an arching elbow. 

Elkins still would not relent, but Lamas put him on the canvas where he would stand and drop big shots. Seizing on the moment, Lamas dropped down one final time, brutalizing Elkins with elbows, forcing him to turn away. When he did, Lamas dropped a couple heavy hammerfists, forcing the referee to stop the fight at 4:09 of the third round.

Though Lamas was largely in charge throughout most of the fight, Elkins never backed down, just as he expected.

“I know him from back in the day from training with him. The guy is an animal.”

The loss marked the first time in Elkins’ career that he has lost back-to-back bouts, but it was a turning point for Lamas, who needed to pull out of his two-fight skid before it became a tailspin.

Johnny Walker Lands Brutal Elbow to Score Debut Victory (UFC Fight Night 140 Highlights)

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Check out highlights from Johnny Walker’s first-round knockout of Khalil Rountree Jr. at UFC Fight Night 140 on Saturday in Buenos Aires.

Following its debut in Argentina, the UFC returns to China for its first event in Beijing, where heavyweight contenders Francis Ngannou and Curtis Blaydes square off in the main event. UFC Fight Night 141 takes place on Saturday, Nov. 24, with the first fight starting at 3 a.m. ET / 12 a.m. PT. 

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Santiago Ponzinibbio Lays Out Neil Magny (UFC Fight Night 140 Highlights)

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Check out highlights from Santiago Ponzinibbio’s knockout of Neil Magny at UFC Fight Night 140 on Saturday in Buenos Aires.

Following its debut in Argentina, the UFC returns to China for its first event in Beijing, where heavyweight contenders Francis Ngannou and Curtis Blaydes square off in the main event. UFC Fight Night 141 takes place on Saturday, Nov. 24, with the first fight starting at 3 a.m. ET / 12 a.m. PT. 

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Santiago Ponzinibbio, Johnny Walker Earn $50,000 Bonuses for Jaw-Dropping Knockouts

A pair of highlight reel knockouts earned ‘Performance of the Night’ honors at UFC Fight Night in Argentina including Santiago Ponzinibbio capping off the evening with a brutal finish over Neil Magny in the main event.

After a punishing performance through the first three rounds, Ponzinibbio finally put Magny away with an overhand right that sent the Colorado-based fighter down face first on the canvas to end the fight.

Ponzinibbio celebrated his win in front of a home country audience and now he’ll walk away with an extra $50,000 as well.

Meanwhile, newcomer Johnny Walker also put on a flawless performance as he demolished Khalil Rountree with an inside elbow strike to earn a knockout as well. Walker was also rewarded with a $50,000 bonus for his efforts.

As for the ‘Fight of the Night’, that came during the prelims as Laureano Staropoli defeated Hector Aldana in a three round war. They will each go home with an extra $50,000 bonus after that battle.