UFC Fight Night 134 results: Manny Bermudez takes out Davey Grant in 59 seconds with yet another triangle choke

Manny Bermudez took on Davey Grant like he had someplace to be in a hurry and lived up to his nickname with his fourth straight triangle choke finish.

Bermudez (13-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) – nicknamed “The Bermudez Triangle” for his penchant for the submission – stayed unbeaten and put Grant (8-4 MMA, 1-3 UFC) to sleep with the triangle just 59 seconds into the first round. It all started with a right hand.

The bantamweight bout was part of the preliminary card of today’s UFC Fight Night 134 event at Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany. It streamed on UFC Fight Pass ahead of the rest of the card on FS1.

Bermudez landed his right hand early, then went to the canvas and took advantage immediately. He jumped to mount straight away. He worked on an armbar when Grant tried to reverse. But when Grant rolled to escape it, he went to work on a triangle choke.

The choke was tight, and when Grant struggled to escape, Bermudez tightened it up. Referee Tomaz Bendy reached in and shut things down when Grant went out cold.

“The right hand was all jiu-jitsu,” Bermudez said. “When he came into the triangle, I thought I had it, but he moved around just right. So I switched to a reverse triangle, hit him and then finished.

“I was looking through records the other day and saw another undefeated bantamweight. I think me and him would have a great fight: Benito Lopez. I’m ready and able to take his undefeated record off the map. If he wants to do it, just let me know.”

Bermudez stretched the perfect start to his pro career to 13 fights. Grant lost for the second straight time and now has the first losing skid of his pro career.

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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie

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