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Watch: How In The World Did Sage Northcutt Get Out Of This Nasty Armbar To Claim A Stunning Victory

Watch: How In The World Did Sage Northcutt Get Out Of This Nasty Armbar To Claim A Stunning Victory
By Conor O'Leary Updated

Onceupon a time, Sage Northcutt was meant to be the darling of the UFC. The young fighter had come through his first few bouts with victories - before a very poor showing in his last fight saw him lose very easily via a tap-out.

But Northcutt redeemed himself on the pre-lim card of UFC 200 last night. Fighting against Enrique Marin, Northcutt was in danger of losing again when he found himself in an armbar hold in Round 2. As Marin cranked his arm, Northcutt managed to roll away and escape:

It was a fantastic escape before Northcutt went on to a unanimous victory 29-28 on all three judge's scorecards.

See Also: As It Happened: The UFC 200 Recap For Those Of You Who Didn't Stay Up For It

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