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Figueiredo chokes Garbrandt at UFC 300

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

UFC 300 is believed to feature the best UFC card in history. It kicked off with Deiveson Figueiredo defeated Cody Garbrandt in the early prelims on ESPN at the T-Mobile Arena in Henderson, Nevada.

Figueiredo won the bout in the second round. He won by a rear-naked choke submission.

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In the round, before the submission, Figueiredo had Garbrandt on the ground. It looked like the Brazilian was going to finish him with another submission move before putting him in the rear-naked choke.

The 36-year-old former UFC champion improved to 23-3-1 in his career. He has now won two straight bouts.

This is Figueiredo’s ninth submission win in his career. This was his first submission win since he defeated Alex Perez with a guillotine choke submission at UFC 255 on November 21st, 2020.

Garbrandt fell to 14-6 in his career. This was his first submission loss in his career.

Coming into the fight, Garbrandt had a two-fight win streak. Now, he had dropped three of his last five bouts.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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