STUNNING FINISH: Australian Ben Ngyuen chokes out opponent Tim Elliot to claim victory at UFC Fight Night 110 in Auckland. PHOTO: Supplied
STUNNING FINISH: Australian Ben Ngyuen chokes out opponent Tim Elliot to claim victory at UFC Fight Night 110 in Auckland. PHOTO: Supplied

Aussie wins UFC fight in stunning style

REMEMBER the name, folks. Ben Ngyuen is ready to take the UFC by storm.

The wiry flyweight fighting out of Brisbane stunned UFC Fight Night 110 in Auckland with a clinical first round submission over opponent Tim Elliot.

The 28-year-old brought his American opponent to the floor with a stunning take-down before stopping him dead in his tracks with a rear-naked choke.

Elliot tapped out of the bind immediately, giving the fiery Aussie the win before people could blink.

Nguyen was originally scheduled to meet former title contender Joseph Benavidez on the card, but an injury forced him out of the fight so Elliott stepped up to the challenge to replace him.

Unfortunately, things didn't go his way after Nguyen went on the attack almost immediately after the referee started the first round.

Ngyuen had a daring message for UFC president Dana White, who recently admitted the promotion had considered dropping the flyweight division.

"Was that a boring fight? Was that a flyweight fight? Hell yeah!” Nguyen screamed to an elated audience after claiming the win.

Ngyuen's fight was part of the preliminary card before Mark Hunt's clash against heavyweight hero Derrick Lewis.



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