Neiman GracieThe relentless pursuit of finishing the submission proved to be ultimately successful when he finished. Jon Fitch At the joint main event of Bellator 246 Insist on a notable scalp in the talented welterweight division of promotion.
Faced with veteran Fitch, Gracie found it difficult to get rid of the long-standing candidates who defended well in Round 1 to stop the constant flow of submission attempts from Brazilians. But in the end, Gracie found a crack in Fitch’s defense and abused it.
After spending much of Round 2 and effectively nullifying the submitted attack with Fitch’s stubborn defense, Gracie sees his chance and gives Fitch no choice but to tap the 4:47 mark. I locked it.
It gave Gracie a ninth submission finish from ten career wins, and more importantly, saw him bounce back to Rory MacDonald, who returned to Bellator 222 in June 2019 from his first career defeat. It also marked the last time Fitch was inside Bellator Cage, as the Americans announced their retirement from sports after 42 career matches.
Relive Gracie’s victory at Bellator 246 in the video above.
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Neiman Gracie submits Jon Fitch at Bellator 246
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