This is the UFC Chile live blog for Alexa Grasso vs. Tatiana Suarez, a strawweight bout at Saturday night’s UFC event at the Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile.
Grasso will be looking to build off her win over Randa Markos last August and look to improve her 10-1 fighting record. Meanwhile, Suarez is undefeated in MMA and holds a record of 5-0.
Round 1: And they touch gloves and the fight is on. Suarez pressuring right off the bat. Suarez clinches Grasso against the cage. Grasso reverses the position but gets taken down with a throw. She gets back up but Suarez takes her right back down. Suarez now on side control. Grasso keeps scrmbling and they’re constantly switching positions but Suarez remais on top. Suarez takes the back in a scramble. She begins to work the rear naked choke on the Mexican fighter. Grasso is fighting well, but Suarez powers her way to the neck. And Suarez gets the submission.
Official decision: Tatiana Suarez defeats Alexa Grasso via submission (Round 1, 2:44)