UFC heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes launched a press release following his nasty knockout loss to Derrick Lewis at Saturday’s UFC Vegas 19.
Blaydes was an enormous betting favourite heading into the UFC Vegas 19 essential occasion towards Lewis, and for the primary spherical a minimum of, he gave the impression to be the higher fighter. Blaydes didn’t even want to make use of his wrestling within the first spherical as he was capable of outstrike Lewis and take the primary spherical. Nevertheless, the second spherical would show to be a distinct beast. After making an attempt a takedown, Lewis related on a huge uppercut which knocked his opponent to the ground, the place he landed two follow-up pictures earlier than the referee stepped in.
It’s a troublesome loss for Blaydes, who was in line to struggle for the UFC heavyweight title with the win. With the loss, nevertheless, his standing within the division is up within the air proper now. Taking to social media three days after getting brutally knocked out, Blaydes reacted to the KO loss.
“Generally you’re the hammer and typically you’re the nail. This recreation has a razor-thin margin for error and I simply obtained caught, it occurs. Props to Derrick. No disgrace in it, my head nonetheless held excessive”
What do you suppose is subsequent for Curtis Blaydes after betting brutally completed by Derrick Lewis at UFC Vegas 19?
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