Anthony Smith struggled in the first moments, but still managed to get a smooth finish in the first round at UFC Vegas 15’s main event. ‘Lionheart’ was on his back against wrestler Devin Clark when he caught his opponent with a deep triangle choke that forced the tap less than three minutes into the fight. On Twitter, pro fighters enjoyed the performance.
Submission works knew it would last long!!!
— Jamahal “Sweet Dreams” Hill (@JamahalH) November 29, 2020
Yo! Smooth triangle ️!!!
— Adrian Yanez (@yanezmma) November 29, 2020
Impressive win for Anthony Smith!!
— James Vick (@JamesVickMMA) November 29, 2020
Anthony wasn’t lying when he said he’s gonna show there’s levels to this
— Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170) November 29, 2020
I figured this fight would go like so . You have to be patient to beat Smith #UFCVegas15
— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) November 29, 2020
Smith vs Crute 5 rounds in February. Who wants to see that? Also congrats to @lionheartasmith great performance
— Jimmy Crute (@CruteJim) November 29, 2020
Smith takes care of business early. Triangle set up from closed guard gets it done in round 1. @AnikFlorianPod comin’atcha tomorrow.
— Kenny Florian (@kennyflorian) November 29, 2020
Good win for lion hearth
— Chito Vera (@chitoveraUFC) November 29, 2020
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