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UFC-107 a Hit in Memphis

Officials at FedExForum say UFC-107 was a resounding success in Memphis Saturday night..

Almost 14-thousand Fight fans showed up for the Highlest level of Mixed Martial Arts Competition in the Ultimate Fighting Championships first foray into the Bluff City..

B.J. Penn retains his title in the Lightweight division with a 5th round TKO of challenger Diego Sanchez in the main event..

The Ringside Doctor stopped the Fight 2:37 into the round after a Penn Kick opened a gaping gash above Sanchez Left Eye.

In the Co-Main Event, 2-Time former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir makes quick work of Cheick Kongo, winning by submission with just 1:12 gone in the First Round.

It was Mir's first fight since losing the title to Brock Lesner in July.

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