Daniel Gracie, Ceconi, and Jeff Monson get tapouts in Israel

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Daniel Gracie, in photo by Susumu Nagao.

Israel Fighting Championship (IFC), an event promoted by Renzo Gracie black belt Haim Gozali, shook up Tel Aviv this Tuesday.

A number of Jiu-Jitsu aces saw action and used the gentle art to overcome their opponents. Among them, Daniel Gracie submitted Martin Wojcik with a first-round rear-naked choke to notch his fifth win in eight MMA fights (2l-1d).

Rilion Gracie black belt Alexandro Ceconi put on a show of his own. He captured his second MMA win with a triangle on Vitaly Shemetov, in just 4:48 min. Now Thiago Minu landed an armbar on Ariel Abergel in just 35 seconds.

Another ground-fighting specialist, Jeff Monson was another who finished his fight in the first round, against Sergey Shemetov. Of the other big names in action, Frank Trigg and Rameau Sokoudjou won too, but via knockout and decision, respectively.

Former UFC Hermes França, yet another black belt in action, ended up dropping a unanimous decision to Moshe Kaitz.

Check out the complete results:

IFC – Genesis
Tel Aviv, Israel
Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Jeff Monson submitted Sergey Shemetov at 4:09 min of R1

Frank Trigg defeated Roy Neeman via TKO at 2:36 min of R1

Moshe Kaitz defeated Hermes França via unanimous decision

Rameau Sokoudjou defeated Valdas Pocevicius via unanimous decision

Daniel Gracie submitted Martin Wojcik via rear-naked choke at 2:27 min of R1

Jeremy Knafo defeated Shonie Carter via unanimous decision

Thiago Meller submitted Ariel Abergel via armbar at 0.35 min of R1

Alexandro Ceconi submitted Vitaly Shemetov via triangle at 4:48min of R1

Ido Pariente submitted Joshua Hewlett via armbar at 2:54 min of R1

Vitali Krbrsky defeated Serob Minasyan via unanimous decision

Roy Peretz submitted Fabrice Riconneau via triangle at 3 minutes of R1

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