This past Saturday at an MMA event in Joliet, Ill., 20-year-old amateur fighter Jeff Dunbar was stuck in a bad way.
In the ninth of 11 scheduled fights at a Dec. 17 Fight Card
Entertainment event, fellow fighter Rudy Bahena clung to Dunbar's back,
torqued a standing rear-naked choke, and had his opponent desperate
enough to try the unthinkable.
Believing to be out of better options, Dunbar dove forward, hoping he
could spike Bahena into the canvas. It was an ill-fated decision - one