In lead-up to fight in Brazil, Hermes gets knockout in Canada

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A former WEC champion and UFC lightweight title challenger, Hermes França is one of the headliners for the upcoming International Fighting Championship (IFC) event in Recife, Brazil. Before heading home, though, the black belt put on a show at MFC29 last Friday in Ontario, Canada.

The Brazilian put on a crisp display of boxing in his fight, with a right bomb sending the American to the ground. He then followed up with ground and pound for good measure, winning his second fight in a row. The result adds further excitement to the April 29 event where big names from the MMA world like Gregor Gracie, Paulo Filho, and Ronys Torres will be doing battle.

(Collaborator: Junior Samurai)

Check out the complete results from the event in Canada:

MFC
Windsor, Ontario, Canad
April 8, 2011

Douglas Lima defeated Terry Martin via TKO in R1

Ryan Jimmo defeated Zak Cummings via unanimous decision

Marcus Davis defeated Curtis Demarce via split decision

Hermes França knocked out Robert Washington in R2

Pete Spratt submitted Demi Deeds via rear-naked choke in R2

Ali Mokdad submitted Andreas Spang via rear-naked choke in R1

Dhiego Lima submitted Josh Taveirne via rear-naked choke in R3

David Harris submitted Chucky Mady via rear-naked choke in R1

Matthew Spisak defeated Pete Brown via unanimous decision

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