HomeMMA NewsUFC On ESPN 18 Results : Anthony Smith Submits Devin Clark In One
UFC On ESPN 18 Results : Anthony Smith Submits Devin Clark In One
November 29, 2020
Light heavyweight contender Anthony Smith got back in the win Column with a stunning first round submission victory over Devin Clark in the main event of UFC on ESPN 18, which took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and aired on ESPN and ESPN+.
Smith, who is coming off consecutive losses was able to use his grappling skills to his advantage, locking in a rear naked choke and forced Clark to tap out at exactly 2:35 minutes into the first round.
Smith came out firing in the first round and surprisingly switched , gunned for a take down and successfully took Clark down. While they both struggled for positions, Clark gained top control but Smith quickly went for the choke and that was it as Clark tapped out.
Smith snapped a two fight losing skid, which includes losses to Former Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and fast rising contender Glover Teixeira. However, he is still ready to give the Fans his all and calls on the fans to still believe in him.
“It’s been a long road,” Smith said in his post-fight interview with Paul Felder. “You think you make it to the title shot and things go well and things are supposed to go super good, but that’s life. I’m not going anywhere. Don’t sleep on me.”
UFC On ESPN 18 Full Card Results
Anthony Smith def. Devin Clark via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 2:34