HomeUFCPannie Kianzad sees herself as a top fighter after UFC 263 win (Video)
Pannie Kianzad sees herself as a top fighter after UFC 263 win (Video)
June 15, 2021
Pannie Kianzad believes that she is a high fighter after her victory at UFC 263 by unanimous resolution towards Alexis Davis.
Pannie Kianzad returned to motion at UFC 263 taken on a troublesome opponent in Alexis Davis within the featured bout of the early prelims.
Kianzad and Davis went the gap in a heavy hanging affair. Kianzad, nonetheless, was capable of safe the win with a 29-28, 30-27, 30-27 unanimous resolution. Although Davis secured a takedown and use a mix. of hanging, Kianzad was capable of get it completed with all strikes.
“I don’t suppose I threw any kicks. Perhaps it’s like a stomp kick to the knee or one thing, however I simply didn’t really feel it on this struggle. I simply, like, let my arms go. And I don’t know what I used to be considering.”
Whereas Kianzad could not have identified what she was considering by not throwing kicks, she undoubtedly had ideas on the place she stands within the division after the struggle. From dropping in TUF 28 finale to securing a four-fight win streak, Kianzad has an thought of who must be subsequent.
“Properly, I really feel that I’m able to struggle anyone like I mentioned earlier than, like Raquel or round that,” Kianzad mentioned.
“I do see myself as a high firefighter. I’ve grown rather a lot, and, I do know that, you understand, normally you guys solely see my boxing. However I’m actually well-rounded, however I by no means get to point out that generally.”
Kianzad has a message for Iranian ladies watching her compete
As Kianzad appears ahead to the longer term, she had a message for her followers again in her native Iran.
“I’ve plenty of Iranian followers, particularly females and,I imply, it’s not unimaginable.”
“I do know there’s plenty of fighters in Iran developing that no one is aware of about. A whole lot of ladies, that basically need to come over right here and struggle as a result of they will’t struggle at house. And I don’t know, perhaps I might be an affect or one thing for that, as a result of all people deserves to do no matter they need.”
UFC 263 happened on Saturday, June 12, 2021, stay from the Gila River Area in Glendale, AZ. Observe together with FanSided who’s on-site all week for all of your stay information and highlights.