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Lesnar manhandles Mir to retain title

Originally Published: July 11, 2009
By Joe Hall | Sherdog.com

Brock Lesnar learns quickly.

Just 17 months after losing to Frank Mir via submission in his UFC debut, Lesnar avenged the defeat and unified the UFC heavyweight title Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

Mir had won their first encounter with a kneebar, and he tried another one in the opening minute of the rematch.

The attempt was thwarted by Lesnar, who then spent much of the round smothering Mir from half guard and pounding on him.

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