Brian Stann TKO’s Jorge Santiago in Round 2

All American Brian Stann added another impressive W to his record, this time defeating the Sengoku Middleweight Champion Jorge Santiago via TKO in Round 2. Stann controlled the action from the first seconds of the fight with strong kicks and well-timed boxing combinations. Santiago couldn’t find his rhythm in the fight, as Stann continued to punish his opponent.

At the last minute of Round 2 Stann scored his second knock down in the fight, followed by 5-6 unanswered punches from the top. The referee Herb Dean had to stop the action, awarding Brian Stann the 11th victory of his MMA career.

Stann improves his MMA record to 11-3, and now moves one step closer to getting into the mix for a shot at the UFC Middleweight title. The fight against Santiago proved Brian Stann is a Top 10 185′er, and definitely a force to be reckoned with in the UFC Middleweight division.


7 Comments

  1. Avatar of OllieHill

    OllieHill

    May 29, 2011 at 5:59 am

    Good fight Stann! I have no doubt that if you keep improving your game, and get 1 or 2 more solid wins you will be in title contention.

  2. Avatar of mmauk

    mmauk

    May 29, 2011 at 6:05 am

    Dana was talking about that window of opportunity that fighters have to make some serious money and challenge for title’s, Stann is getting closer to that window now. He seems more than just a a wreckless hard puncher now. Good fight.

  3. Avatar of Ninja

    Ninja

    May 29, 2011 at 7:48 am

    Sucks that Santiago lost…he’s such a good fighter but he has no chin n Stann is a contender at this division for sure Stann vs the winner of Belfort/Akiyama or Wand/Leben would b sick

  4. Avatar of KeithFarrell

    KeithFarrell

    May 29, 2011 at 8:08 am

    Great performance by Stann, as for Santiago I think he needs to drop to WW.
    Stann is up there but the grapplerrs, such as Maia, Sonnen, Okami and even Munoz are far too much for him. I’d like to see him against someone like Vitor though

  5. Avatar of MMA ADDICT

    MMA ADDICT

    May 29, 2011 at 8:54 am

    Santiago didn’t look in Stann’s league

  6. Avatar of MMAW

    MMAW

    May 29, 2011 at 3:17 pm

    Santiago looked like he saw god when he was laying on the canvas.

  7. Avatar of kos77

    kos77

    May 29, 2011 at 6:09 pm

    great job by stann, quickly becoming a fan of his

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