WATCH: Vinny Magalhaes Scores Flying Triangle/Kimura Win At PFL 9

PFL 9 took place at Long Beach Arena in Long Beach, California on Saturday, Oct. 13, with the playoffs in the light heavyweight and lightweight divisions. In the quarterfinals, Vinny Magalhaes was able to secure a highlight that will be tough to beat for the remainder of the night.

Magalhaes was facing Rakim Cleveland for a shot at the semifinals when he took just 80 seconds to secure an incredible flying triangle/kimura submission win.

After Magalhaes, a veteran of the UFC and The Ultimate Fighter brought Cleveland into his guard with the flying triangle, he latched onto Cleveland’s arm and began to torque the kimura which forced the tap.

In the other light heavyweight quarterfinal bout, Bozigit Ataez made quick work of Emiliano Sordi with a TKO win in just under two minutes.

Magalhaes and Bozigit will now face off in the final bout of the night at Long Beach Arena.

You can check out the video of Magalhaes’ impressive finish below.

Vinny Magalhães vs Rakim Cleveland #PFL9 #PFLPlayoffs WOW pic.twitter.com/9J8WU10bFV

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PFL 9 Full Results

Light Heavyweight quarterfinals:

Vinny Magalhães def. Rakim Cleveland by submission (kimura) at 1:21 of round 1

Bozigit Ataev def. Emiliano Sordi by TKO (punches) at 1:43 of round 1

Sean O’Connell def. Dan Spohn by majority decision (19-19, 19-18, 19-18)

Smealinho Rama def. Maxim Grishin by first-round tiebreaker after fight ends in majority draw (20-18, 19-19, 19-19)

Light Heavyweight semifinals:

Vinny Magalhaes vs. Bozigit Ataev

Sean O’Connell vs. Smealinho Rama

Lightweight quarterfinals:

Natan Schulte def. Johnny Case by first-round tiebreaker after fight ends in majority draw (19-19 x2, 19-18)

Chris Wade def. Robert Watley by majority decision (19-19, 20-18, 20-18)

Islam Mamedov def. Thiago Tavares by unanimous decision (20-18 x3), withdraws due to illness

Rashid Magomedov def. Will Brooks by first-round tiebreaker after fight ends in unanimous draw (19-19 x3)

Lightweight semifinals:

Natan Schulte vs. Chris Wade

Thiago Tavares vs. Rashid Magomedov

Alternate bouts:

Brandon Halsey def. Ronny Markes by unanimous decision (20-18 x3) (Light Heavyweights)

Ramsey Nijem def. Yuki Kawana by unanimous decision (19-18 x3) (Lightweights)

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