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Weekend Results: Rolles Gracie Remains Undefeated at Art of War 14

Rolles Gracie Jr. improved to 3-0 Saturday, defeating K-1 and Sengoku veteran Peter Graham at Art of War 14 in Macao, China.

Rolles is the cousin of Renzo Gracie and first fought MMA in September 2007 for the IFL, submitting Sam Hollaway with a rear-naked choke. He returned this past May with Art of War and used the same finishing hold against Red Devil Sports Club's Baga Agaev. On Saturday, Gracie took down Graham and advanced to side control to complete the arm-triangle choke at 1:43 of the first round.

Graham, who has over 60 kickboxing fights under his belt and was the winner of the K-1 GP 2003 in Australia, has not gained comfortability on the ground. He's now been tapped out with chokes in all three of his professional MMA fights.

Other notable fighters on the Art of War 14 card include The Ultimate Fighter 5 contestant Andy Wang fighting Atsuhiro Tsuboi to a draw and Sengoku veteran Michael Costa also drawing against up-and-comer Simeon Thoresen out of Joachim Hansen's camp in Norway.

USA East to Meet Russia Legion

USA East and Russia Legion won their respective semifinal bouts at M-1 Challenge Saturday and will advance to fight each other in the finals for the 2009 M-1 Challenge Championship Cup.

USA East def. USA West 4-1
- Ivan Jorge (East) def. Steve Magdaleno (West) via unanimous decision
- Delson Heleno (East) def. Fabio "Negao" Nascimento (West) via unanimous decision
- Gerson Dos Santos (East) def. Joao Asis (West) via TKO (strikes) - R1, 3:50
- Chuck Grigsby (East) def. Spencer Hooker (West) via unanimous decision
- Shane Del Rosario (West) def. Lloyd Marshbanks (East) via TKO - R1, 1:34

Russia Legion def. Team England 4-1
- Yura Ivlev (Russia) def. Scott Hewitt (England) via TKO (strikes) - R1, 0:54
- Magomed Shikshabekov (Russia) def. Simon Phillips (England) via sub (heel hook) - R1, 0:15
- Ansar Chalangov (Russia) def. Matt Thorpe (England) via sub (heel hook) - R1, 0:41
- Besiki Gerenava (Russia) def. Lee Austin (England) via unanimous decision
- Rob Broughton (England) def. Akhmed Sultanov (Russia) via sub (keylock) - R1, 4:31

Former WEC Fighter Mike Campbell Ends Two-Fight Losing Streak

Mike Campbell, a Sityodtong fighter featured on the second season of TapouT, got back on the winning track by ground-and-pounding his way towards a TKO victory over Mike Medrano at 3:12 of round one. Campbell entered the fight coming off two straight losses in the WEC.

Cristiano Kaminishi Wins HEAT Heavyweight Belt

The rivalry between American Top Team's Cristiano Kaminishi and sumo wrestler Henry "Sentoryu" Miller stemming from a DEEP fight in 2007 should be over with Kaminishi's TKO win Saturday over Miller at HEAT 11 in Tokyo. Kaminishi holds a head kick KO win from their first fight and the two met again last July, but an intentional kick below the belt by Kaminishi rendered the fight a no contest. Kaminishi's win on Saturday awarded him the HEAT heavyweight title.

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