Jornel Lugo pulls off buzzer beater vs. Keith Lee

It took Jornel Lugo precisely 5 minutes to choose up his third Bellator win.

Within the opening struggle of the Bellator 265 principal card Friday, Lugo (7-0 MMA, 3-0 BMMA) notched his second profession submission when he put Keith Lee to sleep with a rear-naked choke because the bell sounded to shut Spherical 1.

After a showcase of jabs and technicality on the toes, Lugo took the struggle to the bottom the place he labored to the again place. From there, he rapidly labored arm place and locked in a rear-naked choke.

The submission didn’t take lengthy to show efficient. As Lee tried to struggle his method out, his arms went noticeably limp. Lugo swung off his opponent as time expired, and Lee flattened out on the canvas, unconscious earlier than he popped to his toes. When he did, he misplaced his stability and stumbled over to his stool. On the referee’s discretion, Lee was deemed out on the buzzer, and the struggle was referred to as off.

After the struggle, Lugo referred to as for a slot on the promotion’s focused Nov. 5 card anticipated to happen in Dublin and alluded at a possible matchup vs. Brian Moore.

Bellator 265 passed off Friday at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D. The primary card aired on Showtime after prelims on MMA Junkie.

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