UFC Long Island: Twitter reacts to Matt Schnell stopping Su Mudaerji in crazy comeback manner

MMA Twitter lost its collective mind when Matt Schnell pulled off a big submission of Su Mudaerji in an incredible fight

In what certainly has to go down as one of the top rounds — let alone finishes and comebacks — of the year thus far, Matt Schnell scored a huge second-round submission of Su Mudaerji at UFC Long Island, getting the win when his back was to the proverbial wall.

Schnell seemed to have the upper hand in the opening round, bringing constant pressure to Mudaerji and having the grappling edge. Schnell, however, looked for constant submissions in the frame, including a triangle choke and an Omoplata.

Schnell was rocked badly early in the start of round two, however, getting nailed with a left hand. Schnell was dropped with another strike, and Mudaerji unleashed a series of elbows that seemed like would finish off Schnell.

Schnell, however, managed to somehow push through and rock Mudaerji with a combination. After some hard ground-and-pound, Schnell managed to lock Mudaerji in a triangle and force a submission and send Long Island into a frenzy.

UFC Long Island: Twitter reacts to Matt Schnell vs. Su Mudaerji

Schnell is now 2-2 (1 no-contest) in his last five fights. He entered this fight off a loss to Brandon Royval at UFC 274 in May.

This loss snapped a three-fight losing streak for Mudaerji, though this was also his first fight in a year-and-a-half. He had entered this fight off a unanimous decision win over Zarrukh Adashev in January 2021.

UFC Long Island: Brian Ortega vs. Yair Rodriguez takes place on Saturday, July 16, 2022, live from the UBS Arena in Long Island, NY. Follow along with FanSided MMA for all your news and highlights.

Published at Sat, 16 Jul 2022 20:25:21 +0000

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