Bruno Silva had a tough begin to his UFC Vegas 22 opener with JP Buys, however his end was highlight-reel worthy.
Silva dropped Buys 3 times earlier than referee Mark Smith had seen sufficient and stepped in on the 2:56 mark of the second spherical. An overhand proper was the factor that dropped Buys, who rolled out of the primary one however couldn’t proper himself in time after the second within the center body.
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Afterward, Silva celebrated outdoors the cage with an acrobatic flip that may have knocked out a cageside official have been it not for some fast shifting.
The combat didn’t open on such a jubilant be aware for Silva, who cup-checked Buys within the opening seconds of the bout. Seconds later, it was his outstretched fingers that caught Buys and introduced a tough warning from Smith.
Ultimately, Silva discovered his vary and dropped Buys with a proper hand on the finish of the primary spherical. Buys’ toughness wasn’t sufficient to beat a deficit in protection, and Silva picked up his UFC win after a trio of losses, one in every of which was overturned due to a optimistic drug take a look at. Contender Collection vet Buys opens his octagon profession on a bitter be aware after a first-round submission punched his ticket to the octagon.