LAS VEGAS – Karine Silva got here near locking up a gogoplata submission at Dana White’s Contender Series 45, and she or he plans on touchdown it within the UFC.
Though she didn’t get the gogoplata, Silva (14-4) was capable of showcase her jiu-jitsu abilities when she submitted Yan Qihui by guillotine choke within the second spherical on Tuesday, which earned her a UFC contract.
Silva nearly cinched in a gogoplata on Qihui towards the top of the primary spherical, however the Brazilian was unable to get a correct maintain of her opponent. Having notched submissions by way of armbar, guillotine, heel hook and triangle choke, Silva hopes so as to add a gogoplata to her resume – however within the octagon.
“I always train a lot the gogoplata in my training,” Silva stated in the course of the DWCS 45 post-fight information convention. “It’s one thing I like to do, and the one motive she didn’t faucet out is as a result of it slipped slightly bit due to her blood. But I’ll preserve coaching more durable so I can submit somebody with the gogoplata within the UFC now.
To see the complete interview with Silva, try the video above.