UFC 133 Results: Brian Ebersole Defeats Dennis Hallman on PPV
Brian "Bad Boy" Ebersole entered the cage at UFC 127 as an unheralded novelty who had a penchant for cartwheel kicks. He was supposed to be a medium for Chris "Lights Out" Lytle to paint another striking masterpiece and most thought that's precisely what was going to happen.
A funny thing happened, however, on the way to Lytle's expected Knockout of the Night.
The Bad Boy came to scrap, putting on a performance that earned him both the unanimous decision and Fight of the Night honors. That surprising outcome was supposed to be the height of his experience in the UFC.
Flash forward to tonight's action against Dennis "Superman" Hallman.
The tough-as-nails veteran was supposed to add a third victory and Ebersole's name to his win streak. Fresh off victories over Karo "The Heat" Parisyan and Ben "Killa B" Saunders, Superman would use his savvy knowledge and superlative ground game to end Ebersole's warm fuzzy feelings.
Turns out, maybe Brian likes being counted out.
After an awkward start that saw Hallman take the immediate advantage on the ground, Bad Boy rallied and eventually pushed Superman to the brink. Using a flurry of strikes to a turtled Hallman to end the fight in just the first round.
Impressive stuff from the wild card.
Brian Ebersole defeats Dennis Hallman by TKO (strikes) at 4:28 of the first round.
Ebersole still doesn't seem destined to be taken seriously by the casual MMA fan, but that doesn't really matter. His next opponent better size him up with gravity because that's two take-notice wins in a row from the 30-year-old.
Ebersole still doesn't seem destined to
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