A sobbing robber was left begging for his ‘Daddy’ after attempting to attack a woman – unaware she was a martial arts champion.
Would-be mugger Wesley Sousa de Araujo was the one pleading for the police after Monique Bastos took him down with a jiu-jitsu move.
She then trapped his head in between her legs, locking his neck in a ‘lion killer choke’ until the cops finally turned up.
Araujo and another man had earlier approached Ms Bastos and another woman on a street in Acailandia, western Brazil.
Ms Bastos, who has six professional MMA fights on her record, pounced after the men cornered the women on a motorbike and demanded they hand over their mobile phones.
The fighter, 23, later told how she took Araujo to ground in a ‘rear-naked choke’ before locking him in a ‘triangle choke’ for 20 minutes until police arrived.
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