Jamall Emmers paid the value Saturday when he engaged in 50-50 guard with Pat Sabatini at UFC on ESPN 30.
After he dropped Sabatini (15-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) with a brief uppercut, Emmers (18-6 MMA, 1-2 UFC) adopted his opponent to the canvas and finally labored for a toehold. In doing so, Emmers opened himself up for a heel hook from Sabatini – and paid the value when he tapped out at 1:53 of Round 1.
UFC on ESPN 30 befell Saturday on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The principal card aired on ESPN/ESPN+ after prelims on ESPN+.
A painful scream accompanied Emmers’ faucet. As Sabatini untangled himself from his writhing opponent, it was evident Emmers’ agony prolonged past the end result of his battle. An harm was sustained, although to what extent was unknown. Emmers remained on the mat by means of the official determination as on-site medical professionals tended to his leg.
— UFC (@ufc) August 28, 2021
In his post-fight interview, Sabatini expressed disappointment the battle led to such a ugly approach and wished Emmers properly. The win was Sabatini’s eleventh by submission, however his first end within the UFC.
As for Emmers, he lands again into the loss column after a win in opposition to Vince Cachero in August 2020.
The up-to-the-minute UFC on ESPN 30 outcomes embrace:
- Pat Sabatini def. Jamall Emmers by way of submission (heel hook) – Round 1, 1:53
- Mana Martinez def. Guido Cannetti by way of cut up determination (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)