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In the MMA world, Friday night was deemed "The Friday Night Wars" between the UFC and Bellator. The UFC presented Fight Night 50 from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Conn., and Bellator had its event take place right down the road at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville.

In the main event of UFC Fight Night 50, "Jacare" Souza defeated Gegard Mousasi by third round submission and in the Bellator 123 main event, Patricio Freire defeated Pat Curran to win featherweight title by unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 49-46). After every UFC event we will be posting this new feature, but are including Bellator in this article due to the special set of circustances on Friday night.

The Good

"Jacare" Souza

A lot was on the line for Souza heading into the main event against Mousasi. With a win, it would cement him as the No. 1 contender for the UFC middleweight championship. Not only did Souza win, he dominated the former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, controlling the stand-up exchanges, controlled the ground game and controlled the octagon. "Jacare" demonstrated that he is the top contender and should face the winner of the fight between middleweight champion Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort at UFC 181 on Dec. 6.

UFC's Dana White stopped the hype as he stated in a post-fight interview with Fox Sports that Souza may have to take another fight in between due to the Weidman/Belfort tilt not taking place for another three months. In theory that makes sense, but it is hard to deny Souza at this point since he is 4-0 in the UFC, with three of those wins by stoppage. Let's hope the UFC makes the right call and doesn't make Souza take another fight.

Patricio Freire

Pat Curran is one of the biggest stars in Bellator and a lot of people still didn't know who Freire was heading into Friday's Bellator 123 main event. The world now knows who Freire is. Like Souza just down the road, the Brazilian controlled the fight and made sure the judges knew who won the rematch as Curran won a controversial split decision at Bellator 85 in January of 2013. Curran had some moments in the fight, but "Pitbull" showed he was the better fighter on this night. What's next for Freire is unknown at this time, as Bellator could go right into a trilogy fight with Curran.

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