Before most of us were even awake today, the UFC’s Singapore event with Demian Maia and Ben Askren was up and rolling at the Indoor Stadium in Kallang. But we didn’t have to wait for Maia to see some grappling. Lightweights Beneil Dariush and Frank Camacho took it to the ground in the first round, with Dariush setting up a beautiful, textbook finish for the W.
Dariush maximizes his takedown just a minute or so in, immediately getting hooks in before transitioning into the body triangle. Once he gets the arm across its game over:
Here’s another look:
The RNC makes Dariush’s seventh submission win. This is his third consecutive victory. His record stands a 17-4-1.