Kleydson Rodrigues won his bout this week by unanimous decision. In the process he also earned a UFC contract. But KR doesn’t hold on to the honor for long, instead he passes it straight on to God: “Honra e Glória à DEUS”
Albert Duraev forced Bittencourt to tap out in a first round neck crank. Thus, the Chechen secured his UFC contact and shouted Allahu Akbar in the Octagon, giving God the glory for his success:
47 seconds – that was the total duration of the night’s main event. Joshua Quinlan won his UFC contract with a quick knockout. In his post fight interviews he constantly praised God for giving him the strength he needs. On Instagram Josh even invites people to church:
Three firsts happened on Tuesday night: For the first time ever, a fighter who didn’t win in the Dana White Contender Series, got a UFC contract. First for the time ever, more contracts were awarded than boughts fought. First the first time ever, PlayersPrayers took on following an entire season of the franchise. Let’s jump right in:
Victor Altamirano will be a newly minted UFC fighter. Among all the punches he finds peace and calm practicing the cello and he loves his Christmas music.
Joanderson Tubarao came out the door like a beast and DWCS loves loud and strong gestures. But seconds later, Brito stopped on the steps up to the octagon and took a knee for a brief moment of quiet reflection. A winner needs a spiritual pause before the action.