Commentary

Jung excels; Hardy falls short again

Originally Published: March 28, 2011
By Josh Gross | ESPN.com

With the Ultimate Fighting Championship's debut in Seattle closing out the first quarter of what's already been a massively busy year for mixed martial arts, there's no shortage of results to dissect.

One week after Jon Jones captured the UFC light heavyweight title and rose to as high a plane of visibility as any mixed martial artist before him, the man many see as potentially his biggest threat, Phil Davis, had an opportunity to prove that point against veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Davis remained unbeaten, but did he do enough to match Jones' A-plus performance against Mauricio Rua?

Josh Gross covers MMA for ESPN.com. Follow him on Twitter at JoshGrossESPN.

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