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VIDEO: Mixed Martial Arts Fighters Show A Robber Some Of Their Moves

This is another story in the "Robbers In The Wrong Place, At The Wrong Time" category. This past Friday in Los Angeles, Luis Rosales walked into a Comfort Inn and police say he pulled a gun on the clerk.

What Rosales didn't know is that two mixed martial arts fighters were in town for the World Jiu-Jitsue No-Gi Championship in Long Beach.

A figure-four body lock and a rear naked choke later, Rosales was subdued and waiting for the cops.

Here's KABC's report:

And here's the security video released by the Los Angeles Police Department:

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Eyder Peralta
Eyder Peralta is NPR's East Africa correspondent based in Nairobi, Kenya.