UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Usman took place May 19 at the Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile. UFC strawweight contenders Tatiana Suarez (6-0) and Alexa Grasso (10-2) collided in the night’s co-main event, which aired live on FOX Sports 1. Catch the video highlights below.
For more on Suarez vs. Grasso, check out the play-by-play courtesy of MMA Fighting’s Danny Segura.
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)