UFC Vegas 29: Matt Brown defeated Dhiego Lima.
Matt Brown defeated Dhiego Lima by way of knockout (punch), Spherical 2 – 3:02 at UFC Vegas 29 on Saturday, June 19, 2021, dwell from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV.
“Not unhealthy for a 40-year-old man from small-town Ohio… We had been searching for it. We skilled for it,” mentioned Brown following his knockout victory.
The combat acquired off to a gradual begin as each fighters took their time to seek out their vary and really feel their opponent out. The 2 fighters traded highly effective leg kicks however Lima was extra energetic throwing and touchdown his kicks. Brown operated in the course of the Octagon, whereas Lima determined to circle on the skin. The 2 fighters had been buying and selling strikes however neither combat may land any damaging blows. The fighters engaged in a clinch in opposition to the cage however broke and moved again to the center of the cage.
Out of nowhere, Brown leaned in a landed a robust straight proper. Lima dropped face-first to the canvas. Figuring out the combat was over, Brown walked away, regarded into the digital camera, and mentioned “How’s that for 40?”
Brown entered the Octagon on Saturday as one of many longest-tenured fighters on the UFC roster. The 40-year-old Brown made his UFC debut at The Final Fighter 7 Finale on June 21, 2008, knocking out Matt Arroyo. Within the combat earlier than his UFC debut, Brown defeated Lima’s brother Douglas. Nevertheless, Brown is nearing the top of his profession, shedding 5 of his earlier seven fights. The knockout victory improves Brown’s file to 23-18, with 15 knockouts.
Lima needed to combat his means again to the UFC on The Final Fighter after being launched by the promotion earlier in his profession. Throughout that season of The Final Fighter, Brown served as a coach for Lima. In his final combat, Lima had his three-fight profitable streak snapped, shedding to Belal Muhammad. The loss to Brown drops Lima’s file to 15-9.
UFC Vegas 29 befell on Saturday, June 19, 2021, dwell from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV. Observe together with FanSided all of your dwell information and highlights.