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Brock Lesnar Victorious in the ‘Biggest Fight in UFC History’

July 7, 2010

MINONG, Wis., July 7 /PRNewswire/ — Brock Lesnar defeated Shane Carwin in the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC) 116 Heavyweight Championship Match on Saturday, July 3, 2010. Held at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, UFC 116 was billed as the biggest fight in UFC history and marked Lesnar’s long-awaited return to the Octagon(TM).

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In front of a chaotic sold-out crowd, Lesnar took multiple blows from Carwin throughout the first round. Lesnar was recharged for the second round, sealing his victory with Carwin tapping out, turning this year’s most anticipated Octagon matchup into a history-making bout. Both Lesnar and Carwin had something to prove, and neither one of them left anything on the mat.

In defeating Carwin, Lesnar’s mixed martial arts record is now an impressive 5-1-0.

“This win solidifies Brock Lesnar as an imposing force in the UFC,” said Jeff LeFever, Jack Link’s director of marketing. “Once again, Jack Link’s Beef Jerky is proud to provide the protein to help power one of the best fighters in mixed martial arts history. Our congratulations go out to Brock on his undisputed victory.”

As the heavyweight champion of UFC 91, UFC 100 and UFC 116, Lesnar has held on to the title belt for three consecutive fights, making him the undisputed UFC Heavyweight Champion. His next match is not yet scheduled, but it is sure to be another one of legendary proportions.

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