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Toney taught cruel lesson by Couture

Updated: August 29, 2010, 12:24 PM ET
By Franklin McNeil | For ESPN.com

BOSTON -- The next time a professional boxer with no mixed martial arts experience considers stepping into the Octagon, he should take a look at what happened Saturday to James Toney at UFC 118.

Toney received a rude welcoming to the MMA world at TD Garden courtesy of former UFC heavyweight/light heavyweight champion Randy Couture.

Less than a minute into the fight, Couture (19-10-0) easily took Toney to the ground and never let the boxing champion get back to his feet.

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