Welcome to Midnight Mania, in which Bantamweight beef is almost always on the menu!
Tonight’s entree is courtesy of Cody Garbrandt and Sean O’Malley, who are the moment yet again jawing at a single a further on Twitter. It is been numerous months considering that the knockout artists final exchanged terms, but time has carried out small to awesome sizzling tempers.
When Garbrandt took a shot at Jake Paul and his interest-searching for antics, O’Malley took the prospect to mock the former bantamweight champion.
Normally, Garbrandt did not get the insult lying down. In its place, he attacked O’Malley’s longevity and labeled the strike “soft,” certainly referring to O’Malley’s pair of ankle injuries. One particular of all those accidents charge O’Malley his initially skilled defeat to Marlon Vera, sending him from the Octagon on a stretcher.
You are the softest dude on the roster, hold out you are continue to are on the roster correct?! Consume some far more milk child probably one particular working day you can fuck with the huge dawgs. https://t.co/M5RfNnfOd2
— Cody Garbrandt (@Cody_Nolove) December 17, 2020
When O’Malley responded with the basic ask for of “fight me,” Garbrandt promised to conclude things violently.
Recently, Cody Garbrandt was established to challenge Deiveson Figueiredo for the Flyweight title, but COVID-19 and numerous extensive term wellness repercussions delayed that bout. “No Love” was originally hunting to rebook that battle for the title at a afterwards day, but Figueiredo’s “Fight Of The Year”-worthy attract with Brandon Moreno will possible consequence in a rematch.
As these types of, Garbrandt has shifted his target to Henry Cejudo and now O’Malley.
Meanwhile, O’Malley is still on the sidelines given that his to start with pro loss, and it remains to be found who he’ll experience in his return.
Matheus Nicolau is actually good, only 27 decades outdated, and should never ever have been produced in the very first spot. This is good news for the Flyweight division, nonetheless bad news for other top 125-pounders!
The UFC has re-signed Matheus Nicolau. The Brazilian Flyweight talent was victim of the Flyweight purge in 2018. He received minimize following shedding to Dustin Ortiz. He went 3-1 in the UFC.
Nicolau will return on January 23rd at #UFC257 in opposition to Tagir Ulanbekov. A lot deserved re-signing.
— MaRCeL DoRFF (@BigMarcel24) December 18, 2020
This is one particular attention-grabbing way to prepare response time and head motion!
Colby Covington delivers out the absolute worst of even Stephen Thompson.
Hold THE F*** UP!
Mike Perry is white?
I am white , I am a fuckin bum, I did are living in a trailer with my mother, and @jakepaul mothers and fathers have a real fantastic marriage, this dude do not wanna battle , he shook cuz ain’t no such thing as half way crooks ! I’m outty, tel these persons one thing they don’t know about me !
— Platinum Mike Perry (@PlatinumPerry) December 18, 2020
Some stats in advance of this weekend’s most important celebration:
Weili Zhang is so athletic! Here’s hoping her bout with Rose Namajunas does happen irrespective of recent rumors if not.
Slips, rips, and CFFC clips
Kamchybekov stepped all the way as a result of on this right hand.
UFC vet Nah-Shon Burrell rolled soon after his right hand and dropped a hammer of a left hook to land this stoppage win.
Collin Huckbody was the man introduced from UFC with out at any time generating his debut a pair months back. Think this head kick will get him a actual shot?
“Lions is blessed Canada Gooses do not migrate to Africa. Then they’d be’s extinct.” – Squirrely Dan.
Midnight New music: A Bay Space rap vintage!
Slumber perfectly Maniacs! More martial arts insanity is usually on the way.