It took till the featured bout on the UFC 239 early prelims to see a finish. But when it finally happened it was spectacular.
Edmen Shahbazyan made quick work of Jack Marshman en rout to earning a first-round submission victory.
— UFC (@ufc) July 6, 2019
From the ongoing fight night report:
Edmen Shahbazyan (9-0) vs. Jack Marshman (23-8) – Middleweight 185 lbs.
Leg kick by Shahbazyan. Punch combo exchanges. Shahbazyan gets a single-leg takedown, from a standing position,Shahbazyan lands massive right hands. Shahbazyan into side-control, he takes Marshman’s back, locks in a rear-naked choke, Marshman taps!
Result:Edmen Shahbazyan def. Jack Marshman via submission at 1:12 of round 1
Analysis: Not much to say here, other than Marshman is really tough, and Shahbazyan fights do not last long.
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