In UFC 251’s preliminary card, Makwan Amirkhani was facing Danny Henry in a featherweight showdown. After forcing his opponent to the fence, Amirkhani got the takedown and attempted a guillotine before transitioning to an anaconda choke.
It wasn’t long before the referee checked on Henry and stopped the fight after realizing that he went limp.
Official results: Makwan Amirkhani def. Danny Henry via sub (anaconda choke) (R1, 3:15)
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With this win, Amirkhani now has two UFC wins by way of anaconda choke. He gets back to the win column after a TKO loss to Shane Burgos.