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UFC 129 Results: Vladimir Matyushenko Mops the Floor With Jason Brilz

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Photo by Ken Pishna via MMA Weekly

Former IFL light heavyweight champion Vladimir "the Janitor" Matyushenko dropped Jason Brilz with a hard 1-2, followed up with a brutal series of hammer fists on the ground to force the stoppage at 0:20 of the first round of their UFC 129: St. Pierre vs Shields bout.

Brilz came into the fight with a 3-2 UFC record. His previous fight was a controversial split decision loss to Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC 114. 

The 39 year old Matyushenko is a thirteen year veteran of MMA. He has fought for the UFC light heavyweight belt, losing that attempts to Tito Ortiz. Prior to this bout he was 3-1 in his current UFC run. Most recently he beat Alexandre Ferreira via TKO at UFC 122.

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