Raul Rosas Jr. wins by submission as UFC's youngest fighter
Raul Rosas Jr
who turned 18 years old just two months ago
Raul Rosas Jr became the youngest fighter ever to compete in the UFC on Saturday night
His performance was dominant in a first-round submission of veteran bantamweight Jay Perrin during the prelims of UFC 282 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Rosas, who was born in Mexico and raised in New Mexico and California
He was signed off of Dana White's Contender Series when he was still 17.
He now is 18 years and 63 days old, younger than the only other 18-year-olds to compete in the Octagon, Sean Daugherty and Dan Lauzon
Rosas is the first 18-year-old to win in the UFC. And he made it look easy
Rosas, whose specialty is grappling, took the fight to the canvas within the first minute and immediately seized control, which he maintained before eliciting the tapout from Perrin via rear-naked choke at 2:44 of Round 1.