Fans knew the bout between Dustin Kimura and Mitch Gagnon was going to be a wet dream for fans of grappling based on the submission specialist's past success. However, few could have predicted Gagnon would choke Kimura out cold with a Guillotine Choke in the first frame. Also notable, the performance marked the first time Kimura had tasted defeat.
Canada is known for featuring some of MMA’s biggest fans and Toronto is definitely a great example if looking for a city representing the nation’s passion for pugilism. The group attending UFC 165 were loud from start to finish, especially when it came to cheering for their countrymen, and the evening’s athletes delivered on the group’s desire to see some excellent action. The card featured an instant classic between UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones and slick Swede Alexander Gustafsson, as well as an impressive effort from interim bantamweight king Renan Barao against Eddie Wineland and a number of other entertaining bouts to boot. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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