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Mark Munoz wore the Toyo Tires® logo on his trunks while defeating Chris Leben in the headline event during UFC® 138, Leben vs. Munoz. Held on Saturday, November 5, at the LG Arena in Birmingham, England; the middleweight fight was filled with a fierce combination of strikes and grappling by Munoz. The battle ended after Round 2 when Leben’s corner called a stoppage to the fight and Munoz was awarded the victory by TKO.
“With a great team around me I was able to TKO Chris Leben by the end of the 2nd round,” said “The Filipino Wrecking Machine. “I appreciate the support from Toyo Tires and am proud to bring another win to Team Toyo!”
Managed by MMA, Inc., the 6-foot tall, 33-year-old Munoz weighs 185 lbs. A former wrestling coach at the University of California, Davis; Munoz specializes in both wrestling and Muay Thai. Munoz wears the Toyo Tires logo on his fighting gear while also promoting the Toyo Tires brand through appearances and additional marketing efforts.
“We congratulate Mark Munoz for his victory over Chris Leben this past weekend during the headline event in Birmingham, England,” said Stan Chen, manager of events and motorsports, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. “Munoz is an extremely driven athlete, and a great representation of the Toyo Tires philosophy, Driven to Perform.”
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