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UFC on FUEL 9 Live Blog: Matt Mitrione vs. Phil De Fries

Matt Mitrione will face Phil De Fries at UFC on FUEL 9 on Saturday.
Matt Mitrione will face Phil De Fries at UFC on FUEL 9 on Saturday.
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This is the UFC on FUEL 9 live blog for Matt Mitrione vs. Phil De Fries, a heavyweight bout at Saturday's UFC event at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm.

Mitrione, who has won three of his past five fights, will face De Fries, who has won two of his past four fights, on the main card.

Check out the UFC on FUEL 9 live blog below.


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Round 1: Well, this didn't take long. DeFries goes for a takedown, then Mitrione sprawls, DeFries loses his balance going for another takedown as Mitrione came rushing in. Mitrione lands a series of elbows and the ref stops the fight.

Matt Mitrione def. Phil DeFries via knockout at 0:19 of round one.

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