Melbourne, Australia: It didn’t take very long for Ben Nguyen to secure his second UFC victory, tapping his opponent Ryan Benoit with a near-naked choke early into the first round.
UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm was held on November 15, 2015 at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. Ben Nguyen vs. Ryan Benoit took place on the preliminary card which aired on UFC Fight Pass.
Nguyen opened up with some nice kicks, and landed a solid knee, taking Benoit to the ground. Nguyen then transfers into full mount and threatened with submission attacks after Benoit spun to his back. At 2:26 into the first round, Benoit is forced to tap to a near-naked choke.
Taking the victory, Nguyen moves to 14-5, while Ryan Benoit now sits at 8-4.Check out our latest podcast episode featuring Desmond Green & Matteo Urella.