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(Video) First Omoplata Finish In UFC History From BJJ Black Belt Ben Saunders


(Video) First Omoplata Finish In UFC History From BJJ Black Belt Ben Saunders

 

 

Ben Saunders, is an American mixed martial artist who currently fights in the Welterweight division of the UFC.

Ben is a BJJ black belt under the legendary Ricardo Liborio of American Top Team.

His long-awaited return to the UFC was successful and he also set a record.

After a lengthy Bellator MMA run following his first UFC stint, Saunders (17-6-2 MMA, 5-3 UFC made the most of his return fights and used the rare omoplata to earn a quick submission win over promotional newcomer Chris Heatherly (8-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC).

It was the first submission win of its kind in UFC history.

Check out the GIF showing the set up and finish:

 

 

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