UFC 253 set two undefeated middleweights from every single other and in a combat UFC President Dana White predicted to be fight of the 12 months, the final result was extra of a statement on how very good Israel Adesanya is. That together with the crowning of a new gentle-heavyweight winner in Jan Blachowicz and some fantastic wins on the undercard produced UFC 253 a good party.
There was a great deal to acquire away from UFC 253 with the new champ at gentle heavyweight and a around-perfect middleweight performance from Adesanya. UFC 253 sent in far more techniques than just one, below are some takeaways from the party.
The Chaotic Elephant in the Combat Week Space
The past UFC event in Las Vegas had Colby Covington get back again in the acquire column from Tyron Woodley. He got a congratulatory phone from the President, and there are a great deal of fights to make for him. Nonetheless, none of that issues when responses like the kinds he built on-air to existing welterweight winner, Kamaru Usman, and the feedback he built versus Woodley at the push conference. Independence of speech is a single matter, but in the present-day turbulent time’s responses like that ought to be tackled, regardless of whether UFC President Dana White desires to or not. He did deal with them in Abu Dhabi top up to UFC 253, but his response will probable lead to additional issues.
Espino vs. Oleinik You should
Juan Espino pulled off a Submission win that would have manufactured Josh Barnett happy. When the aged school, judo fashion submissions make an visual appeal in the UFC, it is commonly by Aleksei Oleinik, if there is a match that booked by itself, Espino did it with his acquire at UFC 253.
Young Man’s Sport
Diego Sanchez picked up a bloody decline in opposition to Jake Matthews. He’s presently acknowledged the sunlight placing on his profession but he options on likely out fighting. A good deal has been designed of his choice to be coached by someone that has procedures outside the house of the regular but Sanchez even now displays up to battle. With now 3 fights left on his deal, he even now has a chance to stroll off into the sunset of his career with a get. But it is difficult to view him drop.
Uncooked Dawg Will make a Statement
Brandon Royval was the underdog from Kai Kara-France but even when he was in difficulties, anything experienced Royval relocating on to the following shift. As predicted, his edge was in the grappling right after displaying some great submission attempt sequences in the very first spherical, Kara-France’s endeavor at a takedown put him appropriate into an arm-in guillotine that appeared limited, and acquired tighter when they dropped to the floor. It is time to commence spending focus to Royval at 125 pounds.
Jan Blachowicz is the new, gentle-heavyweight winner of the UFC. He and Dominick Reyes fought like two guys that wished to be champions and though Reyes did have some modest times, Blachowicz’s electricity would be as well a great deal for Reyes. Blachowicz dropped Reyes in spherical two becoming the new winner and inquiring, “Where are you Jon Jones?”
Deconstructing Paulo Costa
Self esteem is awesome, but when getting leg kicks and showboating like they really do not harm, when they certainly do is a sure way to drop a combat. That was pretty a lot the tale of Israel Adesanya versus Costa in the major event of UFC 253. Adesanya is location himself up to be the greatest middleweight winner at one of the greatest instances in the activity. With him seemingly clearing out the division in what looks like no time at now 20-, who’s there for him to beat? Adesanya stated in his post-battle interview that if Jarrod Cannonier gets past Robert Whittaker, he would like it to be him.
Dana White’s Remaining Word
In the course of the article-fight push convention, Dana White explained that UFC 253 broke all sorts of information. He commented on the growth of the UFC considering the fact that they held their return gatherings in Florida close to the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, and how oddly adequate the UFC’s expansion has remained consistent. This getting the initial function for the UFC’s second time at Battle Island, White expects UFC 254 to crack any information set by the one’s finished at UFC 253.
There’s obviously much more to acquire absent from this event then what is outlined in this article, but Fight Island appears to be having to pay off for the UFC.
What did you get away from the function?