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Veteran lightweight and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, Jorge Gurgel, returned to action and did so in impressive fashion.
Gurgel (14-7) faced Billy Vaughan (9-7) in a preliminary bout and defeated him via first round submission.
Bleacher Report is on location and live play-by-play for the fight is provided below.
Body kick by Gurgel and it’s caught briefly by his opponent. Gurgel presses off and locks on a guillotine. Vaughan is attempting to defend and Gurgel locks the choke in deep and pulls guard. Gurgel has the choke fully secured and locked in to force a tap at :44 of Round 1.
Result: Jorge Gurgel via Submission (Guillotine) Round 1—:44
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