MMA followers around the globe witnessed an fascinating flip of occasions at UFC Vegas 82 on November 18.
Jonathan Pearce went toe-to-toe towards Joanderson Brito in a featherweight showdown within the prelims of the cardboard. The occasion was held on the UFC Apex Facility in Paradise, Nevada.
Within the second spherical of the struggle, Pearce gained prime management towards his opponent on the bottom and began taunting and exchanging phrases with him.
“Come on, rise up and do one thing,” stated Jonathan Pearce.
The choice to trash speak along with his Brito mid-fight didn’t go effectively for the 31-year-old as moments later, the Brazilian managed to get again on his ft and submitted Pearce with a ninja choke.
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With the victory, Joanderson Brito broke Jonathan Pearce’s five-fight successful streak and prolonged his personal spectacular successful streak to 4-0. ‘Tubarao’ is 4-1 within the UFC and has an total skilled file of 16-3. One fascinating factor to notice is that 14 out of the Brazilian’s 16 victories have come by way of finishes – seven knockouts and 7 submissions.
If Brito continues his dominant run within the multi-billion greenback promotion, the 28-year-old would possibly quickly safe a spot within the promotion’s prime 15 featherweight rankings.
One other thrilling second to return out of UFC Vegas 82 concerned Amanda Ribas and Luana Pinheiro. The 2 athletes locked horns in a strawweight encounter on the principle card of the occasion. Within the third spherical of the occasion, Ribas landed a flashy spinning wheel kick on her opponent and proceeded to knock her out.
The Brazilian acquired reward from a number of MMA fighters like Jamahal Hill and Paddy Pimblett for her efficiency. With the victory, Ribas made a victorious return to the promotion’s strawweight division on November 18.
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