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|Lesnar Rallies to Beat Carwin in UFC 116
|LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Brock Lesnar rallied from a horrific first-round beating to stop Shane Carwin with a choke in the second round, defending his heavyweight title at UFC 116 on Saturday night.
Lesnar won his first fight in nearly a year despite taking a pounding in the opening minutes from Carwin, the previously undefeated interim champion.
Lesnar, the intimidating former professional wrestler and the UFC's biggest pay-per-view star, took down Carwin in the second round. He got Carwin in an arm triangle choke, forcing Carwin to tap out at the MGM Grand Garden.
Lesnar canceled two previous bouts with Carwin after developing an intestinal illness that nearly killed him.
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