SUG 8 Results: Jake Shields, Ellenberger Victorious

Chael Sonnen’s Submission Underground Grappling 8 brought some big names together for a night of exciting matches.

In a weekend that was tough for MMA legends, Diego Sanchez continued the trend and fell to Jake Ellenberger via quickest OT escapes (EBI overtime rules). Craig Jones had a fantastic showing, furthering his win streak and maintaining dominance in his division.

Meanwhile, undefeated Bellator contender Austin Vanderford fell to veteran Jake Shields via quickest OT escapes in a close match.

Full results below:

Main Card:

Jake Shields def. Austin Vanderford via quickest OT escapes

Jake Ellenberger def. Diego Sanchez via quickest OT escapes

Fabiano Scherner def. Matt Mitrione via armbar at 0:34 of OT round 1

Craig Jones def. Dennis Hallman via heelhook at 0:12

Gilbert Melendez def. Pat Healy via quickest OT escapes

Micah Brakefield def. Shaun Kiatvongcharoen via kneebar at 1:10

Tag Team Matches:

Team Courier def. Team Hart via crowd applause (3 submissions scored by both teams)

Team SBG def. Combat Sports Academy 6-1 submissions

Team Impact def. Team Titan MMA via crowd applause (no submissions scored by either team)

Brazilian Top Team (Happy Valley) def. 10th Planet 2-0 submissions

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