Producing what was arguably MMA’s grandest upset of the year in 2009 will be of little consolation to Mackens Semerzier if he falls short Sunday against Deividas Taurosevicius, a chiseled submission specialist who has trained under Renzo Gracie.
Keenly aware that you’re only as good as your last fight in MMA, Semerzier has grown tired of talking about his breakthrough win over highly-regarded Wagnney Fabiano – a defeat so resounding it prompted the Brazilian to drop a weight class. Semerzier doesn’t want the triumph to be the signature win of his career and is focused on getting past the hard-nosed Lithuanian in a main card bout that will be televised on the VERSUS network (9pm ET / 6pm PT).
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