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Roger Gracie vs. Trevor Prangley
Round 1: Both fighters touch gloves to start. Gracie landed a couple of leg kicks early. Prangley grazed Gracie with a couple of punches a minute in. Both men are staying cautious early on. Gracie clinched Prangley against the cage and landed some knees to the body. Prangley broke free but was taken to the ground. Gracie pressed Prangley against the cage and landed some punches to the body. Gracie worked towards full mount and got Prangley’s back when Prangley tried to break free. Gracie got a body lock and eventually managed to clinch in a rear-naked choke, forcing Prangley to tap.
Roger Gracie defeated Trevor Prangley via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:19 of Round 1.
After the bout, Gracie said everything went as planned. He noted that the Gracie family pushes him forward.