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Weekend Results: Joachim Hansen Submits Former Olympian

Former Dream lightweight champion Joachim Hansen recorded back-to-back wins for the first time since 2008 on Friday in Sweden.

Fighting outside of K-1/Dream for the first time in 10 fights, Hansen submitted two-time Greco-Roman wrestling Olympian Sami Aziz at Superior Challenge 6 with an armbar at three minutes and 47 seconds of the second round. Taken down by a double-leg with less than two minutes left in the round, Hansen threw his legs up for a fast triangle to set up the armlock finish. Hansen's win Friday improved his record to 21-10-1.

The last time Hansen won two straight matches was when he was crowned the Dream GP champ with single-night victories over Shinya Aoki and Kultar Gill.

Leites Bounces Back
Also at Superior Challenge 6, former UFC middleweight title challenger Thales Leites, who in August lost by rear-naked choke submission to Matt Horwich, utilized the same maneuver to tap out Swedish standout Tor Troeng in the second, picking up his twelfth career submission win. Leites advanced to 18-4 overall and is 4-1 since his UFC release.

Other former Zuffa competitors did not find the same success on the card with Carlo Prater (unanimous decision), David Bielkheden (split decision) and Sean Salmon (TKO) all suffering losses.

Fancy Active Pants
With permission from Strikeforce to take a fight outside of the promotion to stay fresh, Lyle "Fancy Pants" Beerbohm tapped out Josh Calvo (previously 3-0) Saturday at a Rumble on the Ridge show in Snoqualmie, Wash. with the help of his teammate and current TUF contestant Cody McKenzie's trademark modified guillotine choke. Beerbohm, who is now undefeated in 14 fights, is expected to return to Strikeforce early 2011.

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