Birmingham, England: Following a slow start Paul Craig took down champion Marcin Lazarz and sinked in a deep triangle choke to force the tap and become the new BAMMA Light Heavyweight champion
BAMMA 23: Night of Champions was held on 14 November 2015, at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham. Marcin Lazarz Vs. Paul Craig took place on the main card that aired on MMAMad.com
No touch of gloves and we are under way. Lazarz with a nice double jab early. Tentative start by both fighters, trying to size each other up, Craig with a leg kick but Lazarz follows with a left to the body. Craig works for the takedown against the cage and gets it to the delight of his supporters in the arena. Craig working for the triangle and its tight, Lazarz taps and we have a new champion!
Paul Craig def. Marcin Lazarz via submission (triangle) at Round 1, 3:51Check out our latest podcast episode featuring a conversation with Cortney Casey.