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Jon Jones KOs Mauricio Rua, lifts title

Updated: March 20, 2011, 9:52 AM ET
By Brian Knapp | Sherdog.com

Consider the star born.

Jon Jones handed Mauricio "Shogun" Rua a savage beating in the UFC 128 headliner, as he captured the light heavyweight championship in a third-round technical knockout on Saturday at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. Beaten almost beyond recognition, Rua finally wilted 2 minutes, 37 seconds into Round 3.

"It feels so good," said Jones, who, at 23, became the youngest UFC champion in history. "It's a testament that dreams do come true. Believe ...

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