Originally Posted by monaroCountry
Sambo is far more complete and fighters do get caught out. Sometimes the better fighter gets KO by someone unexpected or subbed quickly by someone unexpected. Also Fedor could have gotten out of that situation as per the Gracie's breakdown of the fight, Fedor made the mistake and Werdum too advantage of it.
Fedor's left arm was not controlled for long the first time Verdum caught it.
Fedor basically left that arm in the same position while pounding and it got trapped a second time, Verdum locked it, and the rest is history.
I don't think he'll make that mistake again.