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March MMAdness: Fedor, Mir Cruise; Cinderellas Hamill, Maia Advance

On the first day of March Madness, everyone is searching for NCAA basketball scores and results. But here at MMA FanHouse it's the first day of March MMAdness, where we had 16 fights in our make-believe 64-man openweight MMA tournament.

On the first day, No. 1 seeds Fedor Emelianenko and Frank Mir easily got past their overmatched opponents, while both No. 13 seeds, Demian Maia and Matt Hamill, shocked their No. 4 seed opponents. Full results are below.

East Region
1. Fedor Emelianenko beat 16. Jon Fitch by first-round TKO (strikes)
8. Dan Henderson beat 9. Renato "Babalu" Sobral by split decision
5. Fabricio Werdum beat 12. Jon Jones by second-round submission (kimura)
13. Demian Maia beat 4. Chuck Liddell by second-round submission (triangle choke)
6. Ben Rothwell beat 11. Brandon Vera by third-round KO (punch)
3. Randy Couture beat 14. Muhammed Lawal by unanimous decision
7. Sergei Kharitonov beat 10. Rich Franklin by second-round TKO (strikes)
2. Rashad Evans beat 15. Antoni Hardonk by unanimous decision

South Region
1. Frank Mir beat 16. Travis Wiuff by first-round submission (arm bar)
8. Heath Herring beat 9. Pedro Rizzo by second-round submission (rear-naked choke)
12. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira beat 5. Wanderlei Silva by third-round submission (arm bar)
13. Matt Hamill beat 4. Cheick Kongo by split decision
6. Tim Sylvia beat 11. Tito Ortiz by first-round KO (punch)
3. Forrest Griffin beat 14. Thiago Alves by unanimous decision
7. Cain Velasquez beat 10. Mark Hunt by second-round TKO (strikes)
2. Lyoto Machida beat 15. Steve Cantwell by first-round submission (anaconda choke)

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