Alonzo Menifield has his first reliable submission protect stop within the UFC.
The mild heavyweight submitted Fabio Cherant with a Von Flue choke to forestall out the preliminary card of Saturday’s UFC 260 match in Las Vegas. The stoppage came on the 1: 11 tag of Spherical 1.
It used to be a brief and simple efficiency by Menifield (9-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC).
He closed the gap early and pressed Cherant in opposition to the cage. From there, Cherant attempted a guillotine choke that quandary up the Von Flue choke. Menifield took down Cherant, gained side retain a watch on, and locked up the choke to protect out the wrestle seconds later.
Whether or no longer you name it the Von Flue or the Von Preux, @alonzomenifield merely locked it up for the carry out 😏
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) March 28, 2021
With the dwell end result, Menifield bounced relieve from a two-wrestle skid. Earlier than the pair of defeats, the 33-yr-worn used to be 9-0 in his reliable MMA flee.