Few longtime fans can forget the fight between Gracie and Leopoldo. It was a great testament to Gracie’s heart, as he ate a number of powerful strikes without ever quitting, in addition to a means of showcasing how dangerous BJJ can be based on the bruised and battered Gracie picking up a submission in a little less than five minutes of action. Still, the damage was done, and he ultimately withdrew from the following round of the one-night tournament to recover.
September 2013 has already produced a few memorable match-ups thanks to UFC Fight Night 28 and the same will likely be true next weekend when UFC 165 unfolds in Toronto. In general, September has been a good month for MMA fans, producing both landmark moments and highlight reel finishes in side the Octagon. From title-fights to TKOs, check out six of the top scraps from Septembers past. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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