UFC Vegas 41: Alex Caceres choked out Seungwoo Choi to get the much deserved victory

Alex Caceres and Seungwoo Choi competed in a featherweight contest at UFC Vegas 41, and Caceres won the fight via submission

Alex Caceres at UFC Vegas 41
Alex Caceres at UFC Vegas 41

The featherweight contest between Alex Caceres (18-12 MMA, 13-10 UFC) and Seungwoo Choi (10-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) was one of the most exciting fights of the night. After a constant back-and-forth, Alex Caceres came out on top with a rear-naked choke.

Round 1 – Caceres started the fight with a perfect karate stance. He made the most out of his kicks and kept Choi at the bay, the side kicks kept his opponent guessing while Caceres started mixing up punches as well. Choi kept his calm, and timed a perfect punch to knockdown Caceres, he jumped on his with a flurry of punches but an illegal knee from Choi forced the referee to stop the fight and take a point away from him.

Alex Caceres secured the rear-naked choke to get the victory at UFC Vegas 41

Round 2 – Caceres was hurt in the previous round but he recovered well, and started the fight with enough aggression to keep Choi away from him. Choi was looking for a way in, and he landed some nice punches to stun Caceres. Caceres stayed true to his karate stance, and engaged in a number of clinches before he finally got on Choi’s back and secured a rear-naked choke to win the fight.

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