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Saint-Preux made short work of veteran fighter Yushin Okami in the opening round after securing top position and pulling off his third Von Flue choke since joining the UFC roster to earn a $50,000 Performance of the Night award.

Impressive stuff from Saint Preux. With Okami defending from his back, Saint Preux abandoned the transition, stepped over, locked on his vaunted Von Flue choke and put him his opponent to sleep.

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Okami did just that, as he refused to tap and went unconscious from the choke.

Also on the main card, kickboxing star Gökhan Saki made his UFC debut and earned a massive first-round knockout win over Henrique da Silva.

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After a tactical start, Kim struck first with a right hand that put Gomi on the seat of his trousers, and he didn't let the former PRIDE champion off the hook, with a series of ground strikes bringing in referee Steve Perceval to halt the fight at 1:30 of the opening round. The 39-year-old Gomi, who has now lost five straight, falls to 35-14 with 1 NC. A Nakamura left hand grazes Morono. He loses it, but gets back to his feet shortly afterward. Dy landed three inadvertent groin shots in the fight, the last one dropping Ishihara for several minutes. "Moving to the main card will be the flyweight bout between Jussier Formiga and Ulka Sasaki". But he still hoping to get the fight that he was supposed to have had on Friday night in Japan.

With the win, Natal's Formiga ups his record to 20-5.

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