UFC Brooklyn’s opening fight didn’t last too long when Chance Recncountre pulled off a nice rear naked choke victory over Kyle Stewart.
The first fight, the first submission and the first victory for Chance Rencountre in the UFC as the promotion’s new era on ESPN began on Saturday night in Brooklyn, New York.
As both men came out of their corners, the mentality appeared to be ‘swing for the fences until one of us drops’ and as both men collided in the centre of the Octagon on Saturday night, that’s exactly how the early seconds of the fight played out.
Both men clipped one another with huge hooks and jabs but it was Kyle Stewart who caused a break in the action with a nasty groin shot that allowed Rencountre to gain some composure and maybe revert back to his game plan.
After the reset, Rencountre swarmed upon Stewart and took him down with ease who then gave up his back to allow Rencountre to sink in a nice rear naked choke in the very first round.
Catch the finish below.