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17. The TRUE Fastest Sub in WNO History

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The TRUE Fastest Submission in WNO History | Grappling Bulletin (Ep. 17)

Jun 2, 2021

The current record for the fastest submission in WNO history was when Nicky Ryan tapped out former wrestler Tony Ramos with a heel hook in only 21 seconds. It was Ramos’ first and only submission grappling match, and we’re not sure we can even include it in the true list of fastest WNO submissions due to the nature of the “grappler vs wrestler” match. 

If that’s the case, then we saw the two fastest WNO submissions in back to back matches last week. Mikey Musumeci came out guns blazing and hit his first career heel hook versus the #1-ranked 135lb Lucas Pinheiro. Musumeci needed only 1 minute and 26 seconds to claim victory. 

Craig Jones said “Hold my Only Fans rashguard” and beat Mikey by 38 seconds for the fastest submission of the evening, submitting Luiz Panza in only 48 seconds with the same move, an inside heel hook. 

This was the fastest of Craig’s three WNO performances, which all ended via submission and all with the same technique. He tapped Ronaldo Junior in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in February, and he needed only 2 minutes and 24 seconds to tap Roberto Jimenez in October 2020. 

That means three-time WNO vet Craig has spent a grand total of 7 minutes and 27 seconds on the WNO mat. Remarkable. 


In this week's episode: 

CRAIG & MIKEY’S HEEL HOOKS

  • The race for the fastest submission on WNO.

KEENAN RETURNS TO NO-GI

  • Keenan Cornelius vs Rida Haisam, WNO June 18. 

AOJ TEEN SQUAD SHINE

  • Jessa Khan and Cole Abate dominate and finish. 

PERFORMANCE OF THE WEEK

  • Mica Galvao, WNO 

UPCOMING EVENTS 

  • Fight to Win 172 – Jun 4 
  • Fight to Win 173 – June 11
  • EUG Promotions 170lb Tournament – June 12
  • IBJJF American Nationals – June 24-26
  • BJJ Stars – June 26