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"This is my focus." - Cormier

It all comes down to UFC 173 for Daniel Cormier
By: Justin Klugh, Philly.com
"Dan Henderson was struggling. Twice he’d pulled himself off the mat after Mauricio “Shogun” Rua had dropped him in the title bout at UFC Fight Night 38, his legs wobbling beneath him after Rua’s counter left hook in the first round and a sharp right upper cut in the second. The 44-year-old Henderson would undoubtedly face questions about his age and abilities in the post-bout presser, as it became tougher and tougher to watch the former Olympian lose the way he had been lately.

"But wrapped up in the third, Henderson had a window, and with the sharp, knockout swat that he’s known for in his right hand, he sent Rua backwards to the ground, dragging the fight’s momentum with his teeth in the other direction. Rua barely touched down before Henderson was on him, feeding him right after right before he could recover."

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