UFC On ESPN 1 Results: Kron Gracie Defeats Alex Caceres Via Submission, Shouts Out To Nate Diaz (Highlights)

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Specialist Kron Gracie Made Quick Work Of Alex Caceres In His UFC Debut

Kron Gracie, son of legendary Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ace Rickson Gracie made his UFC debut against Alex Caceres in the main card of tonight’s (Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019) UFC Phoenix MMA event from inside Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona.

Gracie ate a few punches from Caceres but ultimately dragged “Bruce Leeroy” to the canvas and from their BJJ wizard wrapped his arms around the neck of Alex and picked up a rear-naked choke submission win early in the first round.

Check out the slick rear-naked choke below:

In a post-fight interview, Gracie gave a shout out to teammate Nate Diaz.

“I’d like to come back as soon as possible,” said Gracie when asked about his future. “I’d like to thank my team, Nate Diaz, everybody who’s in my corner. Thank you all. Thanks to all my fans.”

Published on February 17, 2019 at 8:02 pm
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