And for all those who doubted him, Hernandez was pleased to adhere it to them all.
“Fluffy” overcame a difficult start out to the opening spherical just before turning the tables from the seriously favored Vieira at the close of the initially. In the next, Hernandez took in excess of, landing a flurry of punches, kicks, flying knees, and elbows that did not set the exhausted, yet amazingly strong Vieira absent. At last, Hernandez locked in an arm-in guillotine to drive the faucet and earn himself a overall performance reward in the process.
In an interview with MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Hernandez gave his views on the victory considerably less than 12 several hours following it occurred, his feelings on the betting strains and remaining forgotten, not figuring out who Vieira was when the battle was made available to him, the longevity of his opponent, Kevin Holland’s congratulatory tweet, what the earn and reward does for his spouse and children, and more.