- Andre Petroski submitted Nick Maximov conveniently at a UFC match Saturday in Las Vegas.
- American MMA fighter Petroski despatched Maximov to sleep with an anaconda choke after 76 seconds.
- Watch the brutal however sensible fight-finishing method proper right here.
Andre Petroski’s three-round middleweight bout towards Nick Maximov opened an 11-bout UFC card held on the Apex in Las Vegas.
Maximov advised Insider and different newshounds previous within the week that he was once right down to combat some of the scariest opponents within the industry — Khamzat Chimaev, or even referred to as the Swedish-Russian a “fool.”
Petroski gave the impression to punish Maximov on Chimaev’s behalf as he ended his opponent’s undefeated run with a first-round submission.
Petroski landed just one strike from 10 makes an attempt however, after grappling exchanges, labored his anaconda choke and rendered Maximov asleep with the method.
“That’s my move,” he advised UFC commentator and previous middleweight champion Michael Bisping. “That’s my position that we were working with — the front headlock. It’s amazing to see it work.”
He then mentioned he’d love to combat Gerald Meerschaert on the UFC’s subsequent pay-per-view display — UFC 275 on June 9 in Singapore.
Watch Petroski’s brutal however sensible end proper right here:
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With the victory, Petroski complex his professional MMA document to 8 wins (4 knockouts and 4 submissions) towards one loss — a 2020 defeat to Aaron Jeffery at LFA 93, mere months earlier than he signed to the market-leading MMA promotion UFC.
He has since long past on a three-fight successful run and is unbeaten in UFC pageant.
He inflicted a large number of harm on Hu Yaozong at an match Insider attended on Fight Island closing 12 months, after which referred to as final preventing “the greatest job in the world.”
Petroski and Maximov opened the UFC’s 54th match at its personal TV studio referred to as Apex.
Jan Blachowicz and Aleksandar Rakic headline the cardboard, which was once broadcast in its entirety on ESPN+.