Complete TUF 16, episode 8 fight recap

Friday, November 02, 2012

TEAM NELSON’S JON MANLEY (7-1) VS. TEAM CARWIN’S JAMES CHANEY (7-2)

Round 1 – Referee Herb Dean in the cage. Both fighters come out firing punches from the outside. It’s not the most technical action, but it’s action. Jon lands a right hand, and his opponent moves into the clinch and falls willingly to his back and into guard. He controls his opponent’s left arm and sneaks the right leg up for a triangle choke. Jon lifts him up in an attempt to escape, but he eventually falls back to the floor. James is a little off to the side, and Jon is trying hard to slip through the hold. He lands several short left hands as he tries to transition out of the choke, but James isn’t letting go. James finally does release the legs, and Jon moves immediately into a mount position and looks for the guillotine. it’s tight, and James has to tap.

Jon Manley def. James Chaney via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1

After the fight, Jon reveals that James bit him on the chest before tapping. The attending doctor tells Dana what happens. Jon is willing to give James the benefit of the doubt, but the biter has no remorse. He was desperate to get out of the choke, and he admits he tried anything he could.

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