The Best Submissions Of 2016 #3: Christian Lee’s Kimura

Christian Lee may be just be 18 years old, but the maturity he has shown inside the cage is well beyond his years. Christian, along with older sister Angela, trains at Evolve MMA in Singapore and United MMA in Hawaii, where he is being carefully cultivated into a martial arts superstar by none other than his father Ken Lee.

Together, the sibling duo train in unorthodox methods to hone their grappling skills, being taught to pull off unconventional maneuvers, some of which have never been seen before in the cage.

He is one of the most talented young prospects in the promotion and has won five of his first six professional mixed martial arts bouts by exciting finish. Perhaps none more impressive than his January drubbing of Egyptian Mahmoud Mohamed.

At ONE: CLASH OF HEROES, Lee needed just a little over two minutes to take care of Mahmoud, executing a very technical modified kimura from top position to force the Egyptian fighter to tap out.

In just his second pro MMA bout, Lee dominated Mohamed until the finish, which came after the youngster took side control and worked on the kimura. It was a virtuoso performance, one that announced Lee’s arrival to the big league.