The tallest man in the UFC, Stefan Struve is able to pull away a victory over the formerly undefeated ‘Big Sexy’ Sean McCorkle with impressive grappling and ground and pound in the first round at 3:55. Here is the play-by-play rundown.
McCorkle circles and ducks under some punches for a big double-leg takedown. McCorkle from half guard gets a kimura tight. Struve works from the fence to get away and is successful. McCorkle stays on top trying to advance position but is denied by the long legs of Struve. McCorkle tries to stand and Struve throws an armbar up. Struve close to finish but no luck as McCorkle slips away. McCorkle still in the guard trying to advance with a can opener but unsuccessful. Struve postures for a kimura and gets a reversal into full mount. McCorkle gives his back as Struve ground and pounds his way to victory at 3:55 of the first!
The Dutch kickboxer, Struve now carries a two win-streak in the UFC. Struve carries wins over notable fighters Paul Buentello, Christain Morecraft, Chase Gormely, and now ‘Big Sexy’ Sean McCorkle.