5 Street Fights That Ended in Submissions

5 Street Fights That Ended in Submissions


Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a highly complex martial art/ combat sport sport. There are some very fancy techniques that are used more in the sport aspect, but in a self defense situation, the basics will save you.
Here are 5 most commonly used submissions in a self defense/ street fight scenario.

Remember, don’t fight in the street, compete in Jiu-Jitsu. You should only fight back to defend yourself or if you have no other choice.

Female Jiu-Jitsu Blue Belt Stops Robber With Triangle Choke.

Two males tried to rob a young woman in Acailandia, Brazil, by approaching her and demanding she hand over her phone.
Unfortunately for them, that woman happened to be Monique Bastoschose the wrong female to rob on the streets of Acailandia, Brazil.

MMAfighting.com’s Guilherme Cruz spoke with Brazilian MMA straweight fighter Monique Bastos after she apprehended one of her robbers with an inverted triangle choke. Bastos told Cruz:

“I was going to my jiu-jitsu training when they arrived on a motorcycle and said they wanted our phones. I tried to hold my phone, and I realized they were not armed. When they tried to escape, I lifted the rear wheel of the bike and they fell on the ground. The guy who took my phone ran away, but I was able to get the other one.”

Bastos has six professional MMA fights on her record and is a jiu-jitsu blue belt. She caught the robber in a rear naked choke, then transitioned to a inverted triangle choke while waiting for the police to arrive.

Armbar in a street fight

Smaller kid vs man

Submission: Rear Naked Choke


Cop vs robber

Submission: Guillotine choke



Cristiano Marcelo vs Charles Crazy Horse Bennett

Submission: Triangle Choke