Finishing the Fight: UFC Vegas 8

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Alex Caceres and Austin Springer
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – AUGUST 28: (L-R) Opponents Alex Caceres and Austin Springer face off during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in at UFC APEX on August 28, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

Austin Springer (12-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC)

Total Number of Pro MMA Finishes: 9

Via KO/TKO: 7

Via Submission: 2

Total Number of UFC/DWCS Finishes: 1

Via KO/TKO: 0

Via Submission: 1

(Giga Chikadze)

Austin Springer has a professional win finishing rate of 75%. Springer is always looking for the finish and has multiple wins late in fights including his DWCS fight.

Austin got his shot on DWCS back in 2018, and he finished his opponent Giga Chikadze in the third round by rear-naked choke. Despite the finish, as well as being the slight underdog, Springer did not get brought up to the UFC.

Springer will now make his UFC debut against UFC veteran Alex Caceres, as a late replacement opponent for UFC Vegas 8 this Saturday.

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