Molly McCann just achieved a historic personal victory at UFC Vegas 85 – as she achieved her first-ever submission win in a dramatic fashion against Diana Belbita!
The fight ended with McCann executing a flawless Armbar, popping Belbita’s arm and forcing her to tap out…
With just one second left on the clock in the first round.
Watch the submission take place on the video below:
IN THE FINAL SECONDS OF ROUND ONE!
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The fight was predominantly under McCann’s control; showcasing her dominance with powerful ground strikes before transitioning into the match-decisive Armbar.
Additionally, with this win McCann has bounced back from a two-fight losing streak – improving her UFC record to 7-5.
For Belbita, this defeat adds to a challenging phase, as it marks her third loss in her last four fights (and her second defeat by McCann).
Their first encounter, a flyweight bout at UFC Boston in October 2019, ended in McCann’s favor via unanimous decision.
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