Paddy Pimblett and Molly McCann Take UFC Victory

Paddy Pimblett and Molly McCann Take UFC Victory – The UFC returned to London on Saturday, but two Liverpool fighters stole the show. As Paddy Pimblett and Molly McCann pulled off a brilliant win to electrify the crowd at the O2 Arena. In the capital for the first time in three years. McCann advanced from the opening bell against Luana Carolina of Brazil. Dan ended the fight in spectacular fashion in the third round with a rotating elbow that knocked his opponent out. Not to be outdone, close friend Pimblett bounced back from being rocked by an early blow to dominate Mexico’s Rodrigo “Kazula” Vargas. Picking up his opponent’s back and sink into a bare rear choke submission to throw the raucous crowd into a frenzy.

Still, in his battle gear, McCann hopped back into the cage to celebrate with Pimblett. The couple jumped onto the fence to receive applause and cheers from the audience. “I was never, ever, in a boring fight. And I had to get a punch in the face to wake up.” said the charismatic 27-year-old boxer in his post-fight interview before pitching the challenge to the UFC. “See this arena? Too small, too small, give me the stadium. Take us to Anfield, and we’ll fill it up.” Shouted Pimblett, a Liverpool fan. And judging by the response, many of those present in London will travel to Merseyside.

UFC Returns to London After the Covid-19 Pandemic

Having not held an event in London since March 16, 2019, Saturday’s card was another win for the UFC. Yang abruptly canceled an event planned for March 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic began to sweep across the globe. England’s fighters took the lead on Saturday, with Wales’ Jack Shore winning the decision victory. And Scotland’s Paul Craig grabbed another win via a choke triangle against Nikita Krylov. Ipswich-born Arnold Allen came out swinging against New Zealand haymakers Dan Hooker in the co-main event. Ended it with a TKO victory in the middle of the first round.

Many Russian athletes were kicked out of competitions following their country’s invasion of Ukraine. Alexander Volkov was booed when he faced Tom Aspinall in the main heavyweight bout. The night went from bad to worse when Aspinall opened the wound to his head early. And then locked arms straight on the Russian to end the fight at 3:45 minutes of the first round. Considering the appearance of the Englishmen fighting. The UFC will likely return to England sooner rather than later.

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