Unraveling the finest finish of UFC on Fox 4

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Joe Lauzon tapping out Jamie Varner with a triangle / UFC publicity photo

The UFC on Fox 4 event broadcast from Los Angeles, California, this Saturday was quite a treat for Jiu-Jitsu fans. And whenever someone taps out in the most revered cage in MMA, Rener Gracie’s there to break down the hold that made it happen.

Speaking of finishes, Joe Lauzon weathered some stormy seas against Jamie Varner, but at the end of the third round he pulled off a triangle choke and added another submission win to his record. The move netted him the submission-of-the-night award, and the three action-packed rounds were deemed the fight of the night.

Before putting the fight under the microscope, though, Rener decided to pull a prank on his students. Check it out:

AUGUST 4, 2012

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua defeated Brandon Vera via TKO at 4:09 min of R4;
Lyoto Machida knocked out Ryan Bader at 1:32 min of R2;
Joe Lauzon tapped out Jamie Varner at 1:31 min of R3;
Mike Swick knocked out Damarques Johnson at 1:20 min of R2;
Nam Phan defeated Cole Miller via split decision;
Phil Davis vs. Wagner Prado ended as no contest due to doctor stoppage;
Rani Yahya tapped out Josh Grispi via north-south choke at 3:50 min of R1;
Phil de Fries tapped out Oli Thompson via rear-naked choke at 4:16 min of R2;
Manny Gamburyan defeated Michihiro Omigawa via unanimous decision;
John Moraga knocked out Ulysses Gomez at 2:43 min of R1.

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