Amanda Ribas Armbar’s Paige VanZant In First Round At UFC 251

Amanda Ribas didn’t take long to find a finish against Paige VanZant tonight at UFC 251, locking up an armbar submission midway through the first round to end her opponent’s current UFC contract on a loss.

Round One:

Leg kick for Ribas. Now an outside leg kick for PVZ. She lands another on the outside. Body kick from Ribas. Left hand for the Brazilian now and then a knee to the body as they clinch up.

Head and arm throw from Ribas to get the fight to the mat, but she’s bleeding from her nose already.

As PVZ looks to scramble out, Ribas works for a belly-down armbar and then to her back with it as she looks for the finish. She goes belly-down again and despite VanZant’s best efforts she can’t break free and is forced to tap out with just 2.21mins of the first round gone! Big win for Ribas, who takes her winning streak to five fights.

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