Jalin Turner picked up the biggest win of his MMA career at UFC 266, finishing the highly rated prospect Uros Medic in the opening round of their fight on the preliminary Card of the event, which took place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Turner was let his intent out from the opening horn and with guns blazing overwhelmed Medic and sending him to the mat, he didn’t hesitate in taking the back, sinking in the rare naked choke to end the fight at exactly 4:05 of the first round.
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Turner scored his second consecutive victory via Submission. He is always known for his striking but today, his grappling was the main weapon and it worked effectively
“I’ve been working grappling, training, striking,” Turner said afterwards. “I’m trying to be well rounded. I want to be a champion one day, I’m working towards it.”
Turner took the fight to the mat early in the round and controlled the fight from there. Medic didn’t want the fight to go to the Mat so he stayed away and allowed medic to back him up on the cage and then unloaded vicious heavy punches to the body.
Medic took a big shot and then opened up, giving Turner and opening and the letter then sent Medic to the canvas with a flurry. Turner then jumped on the opportunity for a submission, sink in the choke to Medic tapped.
Jalin Turner submits Uros Medic at UFC 266 Photos