Former UFC fighter and Jiu-Jitsu black belt Marcus Aurelio returned to his winning ways in MMA. Last Saturday (March 13), in Finland, the lightweight used the gentle art to achieve victory at the Fight Festival event. Facing Niko Puhaka, the Brazilian fighter ended the action with a rear-naked choke in the second round.
After returning to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, where he lost and left again, this is his second win outside of the event.
Check out the complete results:
Marcus Aurelio submitted Niko Puhaka via rear-naked choke in R2
Jake O’Brien defeated Toni Valtonen via unanimous decision
Marcus Vanttinen defeated Martin Zawada por nocaute técnico no R3
Alexander Shlemenko knocked out Sean Salmon in R1
Vener Galiev defeated Mikko Suvanto via unanimous decision
Juha-Pekka Vainikainen defeated Lukasz Bugara via unanimous decision
Emma Watson defeated Outi Louhimo via unanimous decision
Joni Salovaara finalizou Arvydus Zilius via rear-naked choke in R2