Shogun was just fucking plowed through last night. I don't care what the excuses are, it was what it was. Shogun basically did not do anything aside from taking a major pounding. His first title defense and he got completely handled. None of us expected this outcome while watching but it sure as hell was neat to watch.
The stats from FightMetrics is pretty nuts too:
And... it was pretty fucking gnarly seeing Rua tap out from strikes in the end. See evidence below:
Looks like we got a new young champ in Light Heavyweight.I don't think Rashad Evans will have a chance.
Oh, and the best Pepe trick is to flip flop between both fighters and hope no one is going to notice or say anything.