UFC 286 fighter ready to kneel in submission hold before flipping the match
The UFC 286 qualifier card saw an incredible showdown between two up-and-coming flyweights.
Undefeated Muhammad Mochaev took his fifth victory in trotting, but fended off a kneelok from Jafer Filho in the final round of the bout. His incredible escape was followed by a quick turnaround and a neck crank of his own to submit the Brazilian opponent.
Mochaev spoke in the post-match presser about the kneelok and his mindset at the time.
“I was flexible and had three or four cracks, but he thought I was about to tap, so I relaxed a little bit. So I shook my head.This groin guard is very strong.And 3 or 4 more cracks.In my head,I was waiting for my knee to tear.My head In, I almost seemed to have it coming out, and when I stood on my knees it was like my knees were gone.”
“The Punisher” also expressed enthusiasm for his victory, stating that he wouldn’t get it any other way, especially given the upcoming break in the holy month of Ramadan.
“I grabbed him and was talking in my head. I broke his heart. He didn’t finish me in a position like a black belt. No, I broke him, yes. [willing to let the knee rip]I know I’m resting, so Ramadan on the 3rd or 4th next month. rest. So I don’t want to rest while tapping. I can’t sleep for 30 days. ”
Check out Mochaev’s Submission Escape followed by a neck crank.
Check out Mokaev’s full comment below.
Henry Cejudo praises Muhammad Mochaev’s performance at UFC 286
former UFC flyweight and bantamweight champions Henry Cejudo Like the rest of the mixed martial arts world, I was impressed.
The Olympic gold medalist wrestler took to Twitter to praise the British fighter after Muhammad Mochaev turned a losing position into a victory and showed his resilience to remain undefeated.
“A new star has been born in the flyweight division. His name is Muhammad Mochaev.” [clapping hands emoji] #UFC286″
Check out Henry Cejudo’s tweet below.
Cejudo himself returns to action against bantamweight champion aljamain sterling At UFC 288 on May 6, 2023. After a long absence from the Octagon, “Triple C” is looking to regain the belt they never lost.