Bellator 238 results, highlights: Darrion Caldwell quickly advances in Featherweight World Grand Prix
The previously-undefeated Borics never got on track before being submitted by Caldwell
Adam Borics entered Bellator 238 as an undefeated rising featherweight star. He left having learned a hard lesson taught by former Bellator bantamweight champ Darrion Caldwell, who picked up a first-round submission in their quarterfinal fight in the Bellator Featherweight World Grand Prix.
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With a shot at A.J. McKee in the semifinals of the tournament awaiting the winner, it took Caldwell (15-3) little time to turn the bout into his style of fight. He quickly got inside with a shot and drove Borics (14-1) to the canvas. When Borics didn't lock Caldwell in his guard, Caldwell advanced position, partially taking the back and waiting for the 26-year-old to make a mistake. That mistake came at the 2:20 mark of Round 1, when Borics lifted his chin enough for Caldwell to slip his arm under and lock in a rear naked choke to secure the tap and a ticket to the tournament semifinals.
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