ABU DHABI – Amir Albazi defeat Malcolm Gordon with first-round submission Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN+ 30 in Abu Dhabi.
Just take a appear within the battle with Albazi, who experienced to go into quarantine just three hrs immediately after he approved the battle for his UFC debut.
Result: Amir Albazi def. Malcolm Gordon via submission (triangle choke) – Spherical 1, 4:42
Current records: Albazi (13-1 MMA, 1- UFC), Gordon (12-4 MMA, -1 UFC)
Critical stat: Albazi outstruck Gordon 28-5 ahead of getting the fight to the floor to lock up his 3rd straight earn by submission.
Albazi on the fight’s crucial instant
“The victory felt wonderful – specifically what I’ve been operating on. It went accurately to program. (The) prepare was to stand up a bit, come to feel him out, acquire him down and last but not least set him to slumber with a choke hold or a submission. I have been schooling jiu-jitsu considering that the age of 14, both of those again dwelling in Sweden and in London Shoot Fighters in London, so I come to feel very snug on the ground.”
Albazi on getting his shot in the UFC
“‘Fight Island’ has been actually an incredible encounter. A large amount of people today chat about the UFC, but the staff, the business, how almost everything is operate – it is best of the mountain. Now I realize why it is the largest promotion in the environment.”
Albazi on what he would like upcoming
“To be truthful, nothing at all seriously stunned me. I prepare with all form of opponents, so when I’m in there, I truly feel at household and it’s just yet another puzzle to resolve. If Dana (White) provides me that 50 Gs, I’ll stick about and do an additional struggle up coming week – celebrate, have pleasurable, but also go again to schooling.”
To listen to more from Albazi, check out the movie of the comprehensive publish-battle interview over.