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Sounds like it was a tough night for Brian Stann on Saturday at UFC 109. The former Marine officer squared off against Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis in Las Vegas and apparently got dominated by the wrestling specialist for much of the bout, losing a 30-27 unanimous decision. I didn’t catch the fight, which apparently replayed during the pay-per-view lineup because the UFC’s need to fill time after a quicker-than-expected fight between Matt Serra and Frank Trigg. But most commentators and bloggers indicated that Davis was especially impressive in his UFC debut, using his ground skills to get Stann, more of…

… but don’t order the pay-per-view event if you’re only interested in seeing him. Because Stann’s fight isn’t likely to be shown. The preliminary fights will be televised for free on Spike TV starting at 9 p.m. ET. As of right now, Stann’s fight with Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis isn’t scheduled to be shown then, nor on the main PPV event starting at 10 p.m. UFC 109’s main event features Randy Couture, a former soldier, and Mark Coleman. The two longtime MMA vets will square off in a light heavyweight non-title fight. This is Stann’s fourth fight in the UFC…

Former Marine officer Brian Stann has been added to the card of UFC 109: Relentless on Feb. 6. Stann, who earned a Silver Star for his actions while a platoon leader in Iraq, will face former NCAA wrestling champion Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis in a light heavyweight fight. Stann, 29, goes into the bout 8-2 as a pro fighter, including two straight wins in the UFC.¬† Davis was a four-time NCAA All-American¬† at Penn State, and won the 197-pound championship his senior year. He is 4-0 as a professional, and this will be his first UFC fight. A non-title light…

All in all, 2009 was a pretty darn good year for Brian Stann. The former Marine officer and professional mixed martial artist made the jump from the WEC to the elite UFC, where he began fighting in the ultra competitve light heavyweight division. After a rocky start in the UFC, he ended up going 2-1 in 2009, and he’s put himself in position to start taking on some of the division’s top contenders. Two of Stann’s fights were memorable enough for him to make a pair of UFC Best of 2009 lists — one good, the other not so good.…

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