A Jiu-Jitsu star with a handful of gold medals from Pans, Worlds and the ADCC, Gunnar Nelson is the latest Icelander to join the UFC fold, according to Sherdog.com. The Renzo Gracie and John Danaher student in New York is unbeaten in his ten-fight MMA career, with nine wins and one draw. Gunnar also boasts eight first-round wins, six of which came by submission. He is scheduled to make his debut on September 29 at UFC on Fuel TV 5, where he takes on Pascal Krauss.
Check out Gunnar in No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu action. Watch him masterfully practice one of the Jiu-Jitsu commandments: maximum efficiency, minimum effort. Note how he gets the takedown, stabilizes the position, takes the back and finishes with an armbar.