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Belfast fighter’s unbelievable MMA finish goes viral

Even if the words “spinning kick and transition to armbar” mean nothing to you, watch this.

BLINK AND YOU might miss it but Carl McNally’s incredible finish in his fight at Clan Wars in Belfast last weekend has gone viral.

It’s not hard to see why his spectacular spinning kick followed by a slick transition to armbar has been picked up by the likes of UFC Live, Fighters Only and as well as numerous other websites on both sides of the Atlantic.

The video hosted by Ireland’s own Ariel Helwani, Andrew McGahon of, has racked up nearly 80,000 hits to date and looks to be heading for the 100,000 mark.

Here’s what all the fuss is about.

YouTube credit: SevereArt

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