UFC welterweight Carlston Harris introduced his arrival within the UFC by choking out Christian Aguilera in his debut at UFC Vegas 26. Harris rendered Aguilera unconscious with an anaconda choke within the very first spherical of the three-round battle.
After being surprised by an uppercut early on, Carlston Harris shortly recovered to harm Christian Aguilera with a left hook and shot in for the takedown. Harris was in a position to sink the anaconda choke and safe a decent grip on Aguilera, who was rendered unconscious after trying to flee from the maintain. The referee stopped the competition on the 2:52 mark of the very first spherical.
Welterweight fighter Carlston Harris (16-4 MMA, 1-0 UFC) made his UFC debut towards Christian Aguilera (14-8 MMA, 1-2 UFC) within the opening bout of the UFC Vegas 26 preliminary card. Earlier than making his technique to the UFC, Harris competed in notable Brazilian MMA promotions Shooto and Courageous FC. The 33-year-old fighter holds wins over respectable opposition like Michel Pereira, a well known UFC welterweight. The win over Christian Aguilera prolonged Carlston Harris’ profitable streak to 4. He has received all 4 bouts by ending his opponents. (2 SUB, 2 KO/TKO).
Carlston Harris created historical past at UFC Vegas 26
With the first-round submission win over Christian Aguilera, Carlston Harris turned the primary Guyana-born fighter to win within the UFC. Harris additionally turned the one nineteenth fighter to drag off the anaconda submission win within the UFC. It was the twenty second submission win by anaconda choke in UFC historical past.
The spectacular submission win positively earned Carlston Harris the best to name out the following opponent of his alternative. Nonetheless, whereas talking on the post-fight interview, Harris revealed that he injured his ribs in the course of the battle. Subsequently, he’ll want a physician’s clearance earlier than entertaining ideas of returning to the UFC octagon.
“Effectively, I’ve to go to the physician as a result of I harm my ribs. I tripped my ribs, you recognize. I believe I’ve to take the physician’s clearance first after which I am going to see the place I am going from right here,” Carlston Harris stated.