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Ulka Sasaki would be a superstar if he could just beat on of the elite guys. Jussier Formiga is one of the elite guys.

They start off working their respective stand-up games, and Sasaki’s explosiveness of course makes him more dangerous than Formiga with his his overhand rights and takedown threats… But of course the takedown eventually comes, and then Sasaski is trying to survive in the Brazilian’s world. He does at first, but eventually Formiga passes guard, take mount and then back-mount, and soon the inevitable choke has Sasaki tapping out.


Results: Jussier Formiga def. Ulka Sasaki via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 4:30, R1