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Submission! Amanda Ribas chokes out Emily Whitmire at UFC Minneapolis

It took 115 pound fighter Amanda Ribas two rounds to wear down and choke out Emily Whitmire in their early prelim fight.

Brazilian strawweight prospect Amanda Ribas had a successful debut at UFC on ESPN: Ngannou vs. dos Santos, choking out her opponent Emily Whitmire at 2:10 of the second round.

Ribas controlled the majority of the fight, using her judo and BJJ skills to pin Whitmire against the fence and drag her to the ground. She spent a good portion of the first round on a standing Whitmire’s back with a body triangle locked in, and then turned up the intensity a bit in the second, stunning her opponent with ground and pound before slipping an arm in to choke.

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Ribas improves to 7-1 with 3 knockouts and 2 submissions. Whitmire drops to 4-3, snapping a two fight win streak.

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