Bellator 281 video: Oliver Enkamp scores uncommon buggy choke with ‘Submission of the 12 months’ candidate

Oliver Enkamp scored one of many extra uncommon submissions you’ll ever see earlier at this time (Fri., Might 13, 2022) at Bellator 281 from inside OVO Area Wembley in London, England, when the welterweight veteran stopped Mark Lemminger by way of third-round buggy choke.

Emkamp was trailing two rounds to none coming into the third and positively wanted a end to win. Lemminger was nearly to seal Emkamp’s destiny with a strong takedown in the midst of the cage, however Emkamp shortly utilized his lengthy limbs to tie Lemminger up and put him in deep trouble. Emkamp discovered a strategy to lock in a buggy choke (breakdown HERE) and tightened it up like his life trusted it. It took a couple of seconds, however Lemminger finally tapped.

It was the primary buggy choke end in Bellator MMA historical past and will be seen within the above video participant.

It’s a disgrace that this submission was buried on the “Prelims” card of a Bellator occasion in London airing in the midst of a Friday afternoon, however the MMA gods work in mysterious methods. We’ve seen some fairly insane finishes this 12 months — UFC 274 final weekend produced an all-time legendary knockout — however this one needs to be on the high.

Emkamp, 30, is now 4-1 within the Bellator cage since parting methods with Final Combating Championship (UFC) again in 2018. “The Future” additionally holds a Japanese neck-tie end within the Bellator cage so he’s clearly one of many extra thrilling submission finishers the promotion has to supply. In whole, Enkamp has seven profession submission finishes in simply 11 professional victories.

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