At an undisclosed location in Oregon came Chael Sonnen’s Submission Underground 19. The event featured grappling stars of today, MMA and UFC standouts Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Rafael Dos Anjos. Aired on UFC Fight Pass, the lightweight contenders took it to the cage and went at it. Coming off a win against Paul Felder, Dos Anjos was looking to take his win over Felder and keep his streak alive in the cage. As for Cerrone, he was looking to get back on the winning end to finish off 2020.
In a controversial finish, Cerrone executes the armbar on Dos Anjos, where it appears that he may have tapped out onto just once, but twice. There are a couple of angles to see how the finish took place.
With a great submission victory over a master grappler like Dos Anjos in his own right, Cerrone embraces with his fellow Octagon counterpart following the gritty matchup. Here are the results of the card per MMAMania.com.
Full results for Submission Underground 19:
Donald Cerrone defeats Rafael dos Anjos via submission (armbar) – Overtime 1, 0:20
Champ Mason Fowler defeats Satoshi Ishii via submission (armbar) – Overtime 3, 0:11 – to retain SUG absolute championship
Donald Cerrone defeats Rafael dos Anjos via submission (armbar) – Overtime 2, 0:20
Ryan Bader defeats Anthony Johnson via escape time – Full time
Craig Jones defeats Brent Primus via submission (rear-naked choke) – Regulation, 3:50
Kevin Casey defeats Gabriel Checco via submission (armbar) – Overtime 3, 0:23
Amanda Loewen defeats Felicia Spencer via submission (armbar) – Regulation, 3:47 – for SUG women’s title
Andy Varela defeats Cris Lencioni via submission (rear-naked choke) – Overtime 1, 0:30
Phill Schwartz defeats Alex Larmey via submission (rear-naked choke) – Overtime 3, 0:34
Charlie Gilpin defeats Paul Kaufman via submission (guillotine choke) – Regulation, 0:40
Denny Prokopos defeats Don Stoner via submission (armbar) – Overtime 1, 0:03