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An MMA and Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt fighter captures an alleged assailant on the streets of New York

Malabanan Riverwho is a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and a yellow belt in judo, was forced to use his skills for the greater good when he arre


Malabanan Riverwho is a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and a yellow belt in judo, was forced to use his skills for the greater good when he arrested a homeless person who he was allegedly assaulting people on the streets of New York.

The events occurred in the Soho district of Manhattan after samuel frazier allegedly hit a construction worker.

Malabananwho was on his way to work, first checked on the situation with the victim before running up to the suspect and throwing him to the ground.

The fact caused others to show up at the scene stating that Frazierwho is a homeless person, had also assaulted them.

“My jiu-jitsu instincts kicked in. I jumped on his back,” he said. Malabanan about the incident.

“He tried to throw me, but for all of you to know, a position of the same seat belt was what sent him to the ground, and immediately grabbed him from the back and pinned him to the ground,” he added.

“Out of the blue people were like, ‘Yeah, this guy hit me in the face,’ ‘Yeah, this guy hit me,’ ‘This guy hit an old man,'” he said.

Frazier was arrested on two counts of assault and claimed that he was the victim after Malabanan will knock it down.

While the fighter did not provide a police report because the incident made him late for work, the instructor I asked New Yorkers to stay alert.

“It was just another day,” he said. Malabanan.

“Lots of crazy people are out on the streets right now so please be careful. They’ll try to beat you up. They’ll try to take out their frustration on you.”