Gunnar Nelson was undefeated in 13 fights heading into his co-main event fight against Zak Cummings at UFC Fight Night 46. With a victory on Saturday night, Nelson could get a big fight next.
The fight starts with Cummings throwing an inside leg kick. Nelson lands a right hand and both guys tussling for position. Nelson lands a right hand. Cummings comes right back with a right hand of his own. Nelson with a right hand and a body kick. Nelson misses a right hand and Cummings goes underneath trying for a takedown.
Cummings with a short uppercut. Nelson just misses a head kick. Cummings misses a flying knee, but lands a left hand. Cummings lands some left hands with Nelson against the cage.
BetweenTheRopes.com scores round one for Cummings, 10-9.
Round two starts with Cummings pressuring Nelson against the cage. Cummings landing left hands and elbows before Nelson reverses, but Cummings reverses back. Cummings faints a uppercut and lands a straight left hand.
Nelson lands a straight hand. Cummings comes back with a combination. Nelson lands another right hand and then a body shot. Nelson takes Cummings back and gets him down, landing shots to Cummings head. Nelson then locks in a rear naked choke and Cummings taps out.
Gunnar Nelson defeats Zak Cummings by submission (rear naked choke) at 4:48 of round two.