Up next on UFC Fight Island is a Heavyweight showdown. Alexander Gustafsson (18-6) makes his heavyweight debut against former champion Fabricio Werdum (23-8-1) from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Both fighters come out orthodox. Gustafsson moves around and Verwum lands a body kick. Double jab lands for Gustafsson, he then eats a leg kick from Werdum. Gustafsson lands a right hand and Werdum changes levels. Gustafsson defends well but Werdum keeps a hold of him. Werdum ends up on Gustafsson’s back and works for an armbar. Werdum lands a few hammer fists and he extends Gustafsson’s arm to finish the armbar! It is all over!
Official results: 2m30s of the first round is the official time of the stoppage. Fabricio Werdum submits Alexander Gustafsson with an armbar.
Check the highlights below:
Vai Cavalo! 🇧🇷@FabricioWerdum submits Gus in RD 1!
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