Submission Underground: Gordon Ryan takes out Gonzaga!

The organization’s 10th event, featured on UFC Fight Pass, was highlighted by performances of BJJ greats Craig Jones, Gilbert Burns, Gabriel Checco, as well as the headliners Gordon Ryan and Gabriel Gonzaga!

Chael Sonnen’s organization is definitely becoming more and more of an attraction in the world of mixed martial arts. The organization has so far featured the likes of Jon Jones, Dan Henderson, Jake Shields and Frank Mir.

SUG’s 10th event was highlighted by the performance of consensus 2019 No-Gi Grappler of the Year Gordon Ryan and former UFC fighter and current bareknuckle fighter Gabriel Gonzaga, with whom we talked to this September (can be read here). The main event was unfortunately finished in only a minute, with Ryan grabbing an outside heel hook to finish off the MMA legend. He has, however, payed a terrific homage to Gonzaga’s career in his post-fight Instagram post. Other fights’ results can be seen below.

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Managed to secure an outside heel hook (yes they work) in roughly 1 minute against the legend @gonzagabjj. Props to gabriel for stepping up soon after his bare knuckle fight with bigfoot (that was his main focus im sure). This guy is a legend and i remember watching him fight cro cop when i was like 10 years old. All the respect in the world and hope to train soon. Thanks to @sonnench, @submissionunderground, and @ufcfightpass for making this happen. big thanks also to @heysonnyy for putting up with me 3 weeks in a row on the road prepping for comp after comp.2019 has been a road of ups and downs. I fought in the very beginning of the year and Badly tore my lcl in the process. after surgery the big question would be "can i compete in adcc at exactly 7 months". The recovery was hard and long. Knowing what to do mentally but not being able to physically perform moves is one of the most frustrating experiences ive had to deal with. Having my cardio suffer, my timing be off, and just overall not being able to perform was really challenging mentally. ADCC camp is 12 weeks long and 9 weeks in i kept saying to john that theres no way id be able to compete. Even after kinektic i didnt think id be ready. 3 weeks out from adcc i made a huge turnaround and was semi ready to go. exactly 7 months after knee surgery i double golded at adcc. since then ive been trying to make up for the 1st half year. i dont like to be inactive so i booked as many matches as i could. this is my 3rd weekend in a row competing and 4th seminar in 3 weeks. I can confidently say now that im happy (but not satisfied) with my 2019. this is just the beginning and 2020 is gonna be off the charts. Mostly importantly, THANK YOU TO ALL MY LOYAL FANS. without you all it wouldnt be worth while doing this anymore. Waiting around after events and taking photos with you all is way more fun for me than competing. on to the next one ♥️

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Full results:

Main Card

Gordon Ryan def. Gabriel Gonzaga, via Heel Hook at 1:00 of Regulation

Craig Jones def. Gilbert Burns, via Heel Hook at 1:04 of Regulation

Gabriel Checco def. Micah Brakefield, via Armbar at 0:12 of Overtime Round 2

Preliminary Card

David Overfield def. Daniel Priebe, via Escape Time in Overtime Round 2

American Top Team def. BTT Happy Valley, 1-0

Jordan Holy def. Frank Rosenthal, via Rear Naked Choke at 0:40 seconds of Overtime Round 1

Logan Skinner def. Brad Bentley, via Heel Hook at 0:55 of Regulation

Sid Skrob def. Alex Larmey, via Rear Naked Choke at 0:28 of Overtime Round 1

Brazillian Top Team def. Team Solid Base, via Audience Applause
(No submissions in regulation)

Eddie Ziegler def. Andrew Marshall, via Rear Naked Choke at 1:15 of Overtime Round 1