It was a back-and-forth battle between two Indonesian featherweight mixed martial artists, but Jakarta’s Sunoto pulled away with the victory, as he submitted fellow countryman Yohan Mulia Legowo with a rear naked choke at the 4:14 mark of the first round.
The opening minute of the round was rather calculated, with each fighter throwing kicks and the occasional punch to establish range.
Although both are well-established strikers, the fight was primarily concentrated on the ground. Legowo, a national kickboxing champion, demonstrated his much improved wrestling by going for an early takedown and holding top position. But Sunoto, the former WKF Indonesia Champ known as “The Terminator,” stayed busy from the bottom and even reversed course with several masterful transitions from guard, to side control, and eventually the north-south position.
In the end, Sunoto lived up to his nickname. “The Terminator” mounted the Solo native and softened him up with an onslaught of elbows, forcing him toRead More »from Sunoto “Terminates” Yohan Legowo In First Round Via Rear Naked Choke