The veteran UFC fighter Renzo Gracie returned to the winning column in spectacular fashion by submitting his opponent Yuki Kondo at One Championship: Reign of Kings in Manila, Philippines.
The first round was mostly uneventful, with neither fighters landing significant strikes against the other. Gracie was mostly defensive against Kondo, who attempted a few kicks. Both Gracie and Kondo were given yellow cards in the first round for inactivity.
The second round was far more action-packed, with both fighters being more engaged from the feet. The Brazilian jiu-jitsu legend took Kondo down and quickly transitioned to the back and finished the bout with a rear-naked choke.
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This is the first time Renzo Competed in an MMA bout in eight years since his loss to Matt Hughes at UFC 112. This was a super easy fight for the 51-year-old Gracie, and with this victory, his new fight record becomes 13-7-1.