Paddy Pimblett anticipates a name from Dana White and the UFC after this victory.
There’s a number of hype surrounding light-weight Paddy Pimblett, and his fast, spectacular win at Cage Warriors 122 is definitely going to depart lots of people speaking — and maybe get Pimblett an opportunity on the UFC if he has his means.
Pimblett took on Davide Martinez within the co-main occasion of the night and swiftly bought the job accomplished.
Pimblett landed a excessive kick earlier than swarming and pressuring Martinez with a flurry of strikes earlier than taking him down and sinking in a rear-naked choke for the submission win.
Is Paddy Pimblett prepared for the UFC after this Cage Warriors 122 spotlight win?
Following the win, Pimblett stated he desires UFC president Dana White to succeed in out and he appears to be like ahead to that decision and the prospect to leap up.
As famous by Petesy Carroll, nevertheless, Cage Warriors President Graham Boylan nonetheless has a want to maintain Pimblett round within the promotion and can be attempting his finest to ensure that occurs.
This was Pimblett’s second straight victory, along with his earlier bout coming precisely one yr in the past in one other fast, first-round end — that point in opposition to Decky Dalton at Cage Warriors 113.
The previous Cage Warriors featherweight champion is now 16-3, having beforehand amassed a 10-fight win streak that noticed him earn victories over Julian Erosa, Teddy Violet and Ashleigh Grimshaw.
Full Cage Warriors 122 outcomes
Jordan Vucenic def. Morgan Charriere by way of break up choice (46-49, 48-47 x2)
Paddy Pimblett def. Davide Martinez by way of submission (rear-naked choke), Spherical 1 – 1:37
Tobias Harila def. Aidan Stephen by way of KO, Spherical 1 – 1:14
Brian Bouland def. Liam Gittins by way of TKO, Spherical 1 – 0:52
Jean N’Doye def. Corrin Eaton by way of KO, Spherical 2 – 1:30
Nathan Fletcher def. Michele Martignoni by way of submission (rear-naked choke), Spherical 3 – 4:22
Yassine Belhadj def. Tom Mearns by way of unanimous choice (29-28 x3)
Nicolas Leblond def. Darren O’Gorman by way of KO, Spherical 2 – 3:20
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