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CBS, EliteXC Should Have Opened the Show With Gina Carano and Kaitlin Young

After a dull first hour, the EliteXC CBS prime time show finally got interesting when the women's fight started.

Gina Carano stayed undefeated in her mixed martial arts career with a second-round TKO of Kaitlin Young. The fight was far superior to anything the male fighters gave the fans in the first two fights of the CBS card. Young was game, but Carano's superior Muay Thai skills won out: She pummeled Young repeatedly late in the second round, and the doctor came in afterward and said there wouldn't be a third.

"I've got to give it up to Kaitlin," Carano said afterward. "She's one of my toughest opponents, and she's a class chick."

Although Carano made herself and her sport look bad by failing to make weight on Friday, she made herself and her sport look good by winning Saturday. CBS and EliteXC should have started the show with these two, rather than the dull foursome of Brett Rogers, Jon Murphy, Joey Villasenor and Phil Baroni. It shouldn't have taken more than an hour for this show to get interesting.

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