The former UFC star Paige VanZant and Max Holloway had conducted a Q&A where ’12 Gauge’ was seen entertaining a US Airman’s request to be choked out on stage. A video clip started surfacing online which saw VanZant placing the airman in a rear-naked choke to the point that he passed out which was part of instructional performance.
Paige VanZant puts airman to ‘sleep’
The video clip saw that just as VanZant started pressing on his throat, the venue erupted with cheers, and chants of ‘Go to sleep’ were heard. The cheers only became louder after he lost consciousness. Dustin Poirier Ready To Quit UFC?
Max Holloway was seen immediately coming to the man’s rescue and tried to lay him down to boost blood flow to his brain. Holloway’s quick response was supposed to play a vital role in teaching the audience how to administer first aid to anyone on the receiving end of a choke.
Choke holds are often used by the fighters in MMA. They have often entertained fans’ requests to administer chokeholds on them, the way VanZant did in the video clip.