Karine Silva Submits Ketlen Souza Early In Round 1 At UFC On ESPN 46

Karine Silva made short work of Ketlen Souza tonight at UFC On ESPN 46, finishing her in the first round by submission.

Round One:

Silva with leg kicks to start. Now Silva throws a punch as he she crashes the distance and clinches up, then lands a takedown.

Silva in half-guard. She lands an elbow as Souza brings her back into her guard. Silva goes for a heel hook and then seems to modify the submission to force a quick tapout from Souza, who clutches her leg in pain afterwards with some potential nasty knee damage just 1.45mins into the fight.

The official announces declares it a kneebar finish, though Silva says afterwards she was working for a heel hook.

Ross launched MMA Insight (previously FightOfTheNight.com) in 2009 as a way to channel his passion for the sport of mixed martial arts. He's since penned countless news stories and live fight reports along with dozens of feature articles as the lead writer for the site, reaching millions of fans in the process.