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TKO from Triangle Saad Awad Defeats Joe Duarte


Joe Duarte vs Saad Awad was a rematch but both contenders saw it as whole new challenge.

In the first round Duarte drops Awad down with a punch and ground and pounds. Awad gets a triangle despite being dropped and rocked by Duarte landing short range elbows. Duarte can not defend in the triangle. The referee stopped the fight, protest from Duarte.

Although you don’t often see TKO’s from a triangle it happened tonight in 1:18 First round by Saad Awad.

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Autumn Ziemba
Autumn’s interest in Martial Arts began in her early teens through her father and brother. They trained together for several years. During those years she was also active in Sports. Autumn took a break from Martial Arts and athletics to pursue her education. She completed her Undergraduate Degree at Oneonta State College in Sociology with a concentration in Pre-professional Human Services. She then studied Social Sciences at Binghamton University receiving her Masters in Social Science in 2009. Her passion lies in Gender equality for sports and facets of Mixed Martial Arts. She currently works as a Criminal Justice Professional. Writing is a passion of hers and she enjoys engaging with people of various backgrounds to gain an understanding of different perspectives in the world of MMA.