HomeUFCBrad Tavares says he was ‘surprised’ by split decision (Video)
Brad Tavares says he was ‘surprised’ by split decision (Video)
July 11, 2021
Brad Tavares was not pleased with the break up resolution win over Omari Ahkmedov at UFC 264.
Brad Tavares was shocked that when his hand was raised, it was awarding him a break up resolution win over Omari Ahkmedov at UFC 264 on the T-Cell Enviornment in Las Vegas, NV. Within the post-fight interview, Tavares instantly voiced his displeasure.
” I imply, it was, it was a troublesome combat. I’d have gave up the primary spherical [to Ahkmedov] simply because I couldn’t get established the takedown,” stated Tavares.
“However, I positively felt like I gained the second. So to listen to break up resolution, I used to be sort of shocked. And Joel was additionally sort of shocked when he’s me like, ‘oh’, and I assumed for certain, I used to be about to get ripped off.”
Although initially involved, when the ultimate resolution was introduced, Tavares was happy.
“However they acquired it proper. So can’t complain. I’m comfortable,” Tavares stated.
Brad Tavares says he wasn’t dropped by Omari Ahkmedov
Tavares appeared to be in hassle early within the combat when it appeared that Ahkmedov landed a shot that dropped him. Nevertheless, Tavares insists that he was high quality.
“I used to be like, that was probably not irritating to me,” Tavares stated concerning the strikes.
“So he, he’s a giant, robust man and he throws together with his entire physique behind him. So it’s not a lot that his photographs had been, like, actually heavy, however extra so is the load of his physique is behind him. So quite a lot of occasions when he would land, it was like pushing me off. At no level was I harm by him. He simply pushed me off stability and like pushed me to the bottom.”
Whether or not Ahkmedov rocked Tavares or not could also be irrelevant after the choice. Tavares was capable of safe the win and plans to benefit from the victory by attending a Garth Brooks live performance, one of many advantages of preventing on the T-Cell Enviornment. In spite of everything, viva Las Vegas.