UFC fighter Polyana Viana leaves criminal in bloodied mess after he tried to rob her… with a cardboard gun!

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UFC fighter Polyana Viana leaves criminal in bloodied mess after he tried to rob her... with a cardboard gun!

VERY BAD MOVE

The ‘armed’ assailant tried to take the Brazilian fighter’s mobile phone in Rio de Janeiro and things certainly didn’t end well him

UFC star Polyana Viana left a man with facial injuries after he tried to rob her…with a cardboard gun!

The Brazilian was waiting for an Uber in Rio de Janeiro when the criminal demanded she hand her phone over to him.

Instagram: Dana White

The robber (right) ended up in this state after attempting to rob Viana (left)

The thief claimed he had a gun, but Viana was not intimidated as she punched and kicked the man before locking him in a rear-naked choke.

He was kept in submission by Viana while she waited for the police to arrive.

Talking about the incident in an interview with MMA Junkie, Viana said: “When he saw I saw him, he sat next to me.

“He asked me the time, I said it, and I saw he wasn’t going to leave. So I already moved to put my cell phone in my waist. And then he said, ‘Give me the phone. Don’t try to react, because I’m armed.’

A picture of the ‘gun’ the robber used to threaten Viana has surfaced online

A picture of the ‘gun’ the robber used to threaten Viana has surfaced online

“Then he put his hand over [a gun], but I realised it was too soft.”

It transpired that the so-called ‘gun’ was merely a cardboard cut-out.

Viana added: “He was really close to me. So I thought, ‘If it’s a gun, he won’t have time to draw it.’ So I stood up I threw two punches and a kick.

“He fell, then I caught him in a rear-naked choke. Then I sat him down in the same place we were before and said, ‘Now we’ll wait for the police.’”

The 26-year-old is 1-1 in the UFC but won nine of her ten MMA fights before that.

And Viana insisted she remained calm throughout the incident, adding: “I was fine because he didn’t even react after. Since he took the punches very quickly, I think he was scared.

President of the UFC Dana White had his say on the attempted attack on Viana, posting a picture on Twitter and Instagram with the caption: “On the left is @polyanaviana, one of our @UFC fighters and on the right is the guy who tried to rob her #badf******idea.”

Viana also recalled how another robber tried to take her phone off her while she was in her home town of Belem.

She said: “He broke my umbrella and tried to take my phone. I said I wasn’t going to give it to him.

“He tried to take it from my hand, I punched him in the face, and he was scared. This time I was scared. I don’t know if it was because there were two of them.

“So I was scared, but I think he was more scared than I was, so he jumped on the motorcycle and left.”





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