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Submission! Mateusz Gamrot twists Jeremy Stephens’ arm off, takes it home at UFC Vegas 31

UFC Fight Night: Holtzman v Gamrot Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Mateusz Gamrot wasted no time at UFC Vegas 31 tonight (Sat., July 17, 2021), dispatching Jeremy Stephens with a kimura submission one minute into their fight.

The bout started and ended with Gamrot shooting deep on Stephens and grabbing a hold of “Lil Heathen’s” legs. Stephens tried to escape, but Gamrot locked up his ankle and tipped Stephens over to the mat. From there, he climbed on top of Stephens and grabbed an arm, torquing it into a kimura that forced a tap at 1:05 of round one.

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The win puts Gamrot at 19-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC, while Stephens drops to 28-19 MMA and 0-4-1 over his last five fights, adding to his record of most UFC losses of all-time (18). is delivering LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Vegas 31 fight card RIGHT HERE, starting with the ESPN/ESPN+ “Prelims” undercard bouts at 7 p.m. ET, followed by the ESPN/ESPN+ main card start time at 10 p.m. ET.

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