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Yago Dora Upsets John John Florence at Oi Rio Pro

Yago Dora was looking for some payback in his Round Three match with World Champion John John Florence. The young Brazilian has been on a tear, and nearly beat Florence, who's also the defending event champion, during Round One. After nailing a 9 in that heat, he lost by the narrowest of margins on a split decision. On Saturday he didn't want to repeat that, so the Oi Rio Pro wildcard got moving. This time, he scored a rather large win over the champ, handing John John his earliest exit of the year. Ultimately, it was this two-turn combo that proved to be the fatal shot for the reigning World Champ in Round Three.

Trials winner Yago Dora of Brazil caused a major upset by eliminated World Champion and Jeep Rankings Leader John John Florence of Hawaii in Heat 6 of Round Three of the Oi Rio Pro at Saquarema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Yago Dora WSL / Damien Poullenot

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