Brendan Schaub Chokes Matt Mitrione Unconscious at UFC 165 (Video Highlight)

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
September 22nd, 2013

UFC Matt Mitrione

Heavyweights Matt Mitrione (pictured) and Brendan Schaub had plenty to say – and tweet – to each other heading into UFC 165. However, Mitrione couldn’t say much when their fight was over because he was unconscious on the canvas.

After securing a powerful takedown in the opening round, Schaub slapped on a nifty d’arce choke. After fighting it off for as long as he could, Mitrione refused to tap and opted to go to sleep instead.

After the contest, the 265-pounders hugged it out and agreed to put their feud behind them.

Unfortunately for Schaub, his choke wasn’t good enough to score an extra $50,000 for “Submission of the Night.” The UFC gave that paycheck to Mitch Gagnon for his guillotine on Dustin Kimura.

UFC 165 took place inside Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

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