Filipino MMA fighter Mark Muñoz wins in UFC 131 bout

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By Joel Pinaroc

VANCOUVER, CANADA—Filipino mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Mark “The Filipino Wrecking Machine” Muñoz defeated Brazilian Demian Maia at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 131 held at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Sunday.

Fighting in the UFC middleweight division, Muñoz won a close, but unanimous decision against Maia in a thrilling back and forth, three-round match inside the octagon.

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