4. Gunnar Nelson Is Back On Track
Now holding wins in two of his last three bouts, Brazilian jiu-jitsu specialist Gunnar Nelson looks to establish himself as a top contender in the welterweight division with his recent second round submission win over Albert Tumenov yesterday.
Nelson showed off some impressive striking in the bout, looking comfortable on the feet before dominating the Russian on the ground.
Since his loss to fellow BJJ practitioner Demian Maia, the SBG member was in need of redemption through victory and got just that when he locked in the rear-naked choke on Tumenov for his fifteenth professional victory.