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Saturday, 06/08/2013, 05:53 pm

UFC ON FUEL TV 10 RESULTS: Daniel Sarafian Submits Eddie Mendez in the 1st Round

By JAKE CHASTAIN

| Daniel Sarafian did not disappoint in his performance tonight as he went out and dominantly submitted Eddie Mendez in the opening minutes of the first round. Sarafian started the fight and ended the fight with constant pressure. He took the pace of the fight from the opening bell, threw a few strikes at Mendez but it was clear that Sarafian wanted to get Mendez to the ground.

That game plan worked like a charm as once Sarafian clinched up with Mendez he hit a beautiful trip that would land him into the half-guard of Mendez. Once that happened it was apparent that Sarafian was in a very dominant position. He landed a couple shots, quickly passed through the guard of Mendez on his way to a full-mount.

Once that happened Sarafian slapped on a very tight side-triangle-choke and cut off the airway of Mendez. That’s where the fight stopped and Sarafian is walking away with the first official UFC victory notched onto his record. Not only that, his impressive submission will surely win him some new fans and much deserved respect in the UFC middleweight divsion.

Sarafian is in a very talent-rich weight class in the UFC at it won’t take long to match him up with a very exciting and intriguing opponent. Catch the UFC post-fight presser highlights on BJPenn.com to see if anything is announced. 

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