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UFC Audience Sees 2nd Ever Omoplata Victory

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UFC Audience Sees 2nd Ever Omoplata Victory

 

 

Omoplata is quite a specific shoulder lock and one very rarely seen as a viable option in the octagon. You might remember how fascinated the audience was with Mackenzie Dern’s Omoplata/Choko combo back when it was first spotted in the LFA.

Still this is definitely not the last we’ve seen of the omoplatas in the cage. Just last night in Mackenzie Dern’s home state Arizona the event featured 2nd ever UFC omoplata finish.

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First omoplata in UFC history belongs to the 10th Planet Ben Saunders

 

 

Here’s Dern in attendance with Sean O’Malley who paid Nick Diaz a specific homage:

 

And as for the rest of results notably Carlos Condit got subbed:

 

Another notable victory was Cara De Sapato subbing Tim Boetsch

 

Main card

Dustin Poirier def. Justin Gaethje via fourth-round TKO (0:33) (live blog)

Alex Oliveira def. Carlos Condit via submission (R2, 3:17) (live blog)

Israel Adesanya def. Marvin Vettori via split decision (live blog)

Michelle Waterson def. Cortney Casey via split decision (live blog)

Undercard

Antonio Carlos Junior def. Tim Boetsch via submission (RNC) (R1, 4:28)

Muslim Salikhov def. Ricky Rainey via second-round TKO (4:12)

John Moraga def. Wilson Reis via unanimous decison (29-28 x3)

Brad Tavares def. Krzysztof Jotko via third-round TKO (2:16)

Undercard

Gilbert Burns def. Dan Moret via KO (punches) at :59 of R2

Lauren Mueller def. Shana Dobson via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Yushin Okami def. Dhiego Lima via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)

Adam Wieczorek def. Arjan Bhullar via submission (omoplata) at 1:59 of R2

Alejandro Perez def. Matthew Lopez via TKO (strikes) at 3:42 of R2

Luke Sanders def. Patrick Williams via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)