Tom Niinimäki (21-6-1) takes on American Chas Skelly (11-1) at UFC Fight Night 49 at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. See live results and play-by-play below.
It’s the Turku fighter that walks to the cage first, looking calm as always. Skelly giving high-fives and clapping and he is a bit more joyful in his entrance. The bout will now kick off the main card and Dan Miragliotta is the third man in the cage.
Skelly comes out swinging, and Tom looks to counter. The wrestler pushes Tom against the cage going for a double-leg take-down and moves to take Niinimäki’s back. The american is looking for a rear-naked choke as he is able to take the fight to the mat. Niinimäki trying to shake off the fighter that is getting higher on his back, and he does transitioning quickly to a guillotine, but Skelly is able to get out, and now reverses position going for a rear-naked choke of his own and it is tight. It’s a tap from Niinimäki and it is over quickly here in Tulsa.
Winner by submission is Chas Skelly at 2 minutes and 35 seconds.