Rob “Razor” Wilkinson was successful in Finland on Saturday night and kept his unblemished pro record intact in the process with a first round submission of previously undefeated German prospect Alex Poppeck.
The event, Euro Fighting Challenge 1, took place at the Metro Areena in Espoo, Finland, and was streamed live at Flocombat.com.
MMA Viking.com has play-by-play of the encounter.
Round 1: Wilkinson presses forward to start the action. Both fighters are looking to set-up the hands early on. Wilkinson gets a body lock and drags Poppeck to the ground. Poppeck gives up his back, scrambling to his feet, but Wilkinson takes him down and gains back control. Wilkinson sinks in the choke, and Poppeck taps. Wilkinson wins by RNC.
Twenty four year-old Wilkinson moves his record to an impressive 10-0 with the victory. Previous to his win on Saturday night, the Tasmanian standout stopped Jamie Abdallah to snatch the AFC middleweight title.