Justin Rader Emerges Victorious Over Marcio Navarro In Fight To Win Pro 19

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Justin Rader defeated Marcio Navarro in a black belt no-gi match at Fight to Win Pro 19 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Navarro started the match by dropping to the ground and forcing Rader into half guard. Rader eventually managed to pull free, attacking Navarro's neck as he fought to retain the top position and stay out of his opponent's guard. After Rader got to his feet, Navarro played open guard, leading to Rader grabbing a leg and finishing the fight with a heel hook in just under five and a half minutes. 

Watch the full event replay of Fight To Win Pro 19 here

This marks Rader's third winning performance in three weeks after winning an MMA fight by TKO on Legacy FC 62 and taking gold at the ADCC North American Trials. 

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