After dealing with a flurry of offense in the opening round including some brutal kicks to the body, Polish finisher Piotr Hallman battled back to take advantage of a winded Francisco Trinaldo and scored a submission win. Though he's won ten consecutive tilts and stopped all but one of the foes he's beaten, there's no reason to throw Hallman to the lions. Match-ups with Roger Bowling, Thiago Tavares, or Al Iaquinta would make sense.
Last night the Octagon made a stop in Brazil where blood was spilled, consciousness faded, and title-shots were earned thanks to the lineup for UFC Fight Night 28. Though many of the evening’s top performances came from regional studs still making a name for themselves amongst international fans, some of the main players also produced impressive results. Here’s a look at what could/should be next for some of the show’s brightest stars including Joseph Benavidez, Ronaldo Souza, and Glover Teixeira… (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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