Gunnar Nelson Dispatches Bryan Barberena With First-Round Finish – UFC 286 Results (Highlights)

‘Gunni’ managed to score a quick first-round finish over ‘Bam Bam’ with an armbar submission

Gunnar Nelson, Bryan Barberena, UFC 286
Credit: UFC (via Twitter)

Coming off a loss in his last outing, Bryan Barberena looked to get back in the winning column against Gunnar Nelson at UFC 286 in London, England.

UFC 286: Gunnar Nelson vs Bryan Barberena

Round 1

Barberena feints and lands a low kick. Lots of feints from Barberena. He’s keeping his range and staying out of pocket. Nelson is composed and eats two quick leg kicks. Nelson lands a counter left. Barberena with a low kick. He blitzes in and misses the combination. Nelson with a snappy right hand. He goes to grapple, gets Barberena off the fence. Nelson gets the double underhooks in. Barberena doing well to stay on his feet. Nelson goes for the single leg and gets it. Nelson is on top. Barberena lands strikes from the bottom. Barberena keeps the high output going. Nelson gets to the side with one leg in between Barberena’s. Nelson lands slicing elbows from the top. He goes for a submission but doesn’t get it. Nelson gets full mount and a huge elbow. Nelson transitions into an armor and gets the tap.

Official Result: Gunnar Nelson defeats Bryan Barberena by armbar submission (R1, 4:51).

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Published on March 18, 2023 at 6:40 pm
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