Brunno Ferreira requires Bo Nickal after spinning-elbow KO at UFC on ESPN 57

by Christina S. Brown
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Brunno Ferreira had an enormous callout after his large knockout.

The Brazilian middleweight referred to as for a combat towards famed prospect Bo Nickal following his spectacular knockout win at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 57 at KFC Yum! Middle in Louisville, Ky. Ferreira (12-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) put the lights out on Dustin Stoltzfus (15-6 MMA, 2-5 UFC) with a spinning again elbow within the first spherical of their major card bout.

With the eye of the group on him, Ferreira shot his shot at Nickal in his post-fight interview.

“I’ve proven my energy within the division, however I come from judo,” Ferreira informed commentator Paul Felder. “I’ve stated this many instances: I’m a superb judoka, I’m a black belt, and a former athlete in Brazil’s nationwide staff. I need to subject the UFC a problem: What do you guys take into consideration judo vs. wrestling? Come on, Bo Nickal.”

Talking backstage with the UFC, Ferreira stated he anticipated the knockout win. His staff noticed a gap in preparation for Saturday.

“You may say that this knockout was actually labored for – we actually deliberate it,” Ferreira stated. “We noticed that he would are available, and he would throw his physique so much, so we knew that this and different strikes would work. However as soon as the primary one landed, I knew I may attempt it once more and that it might land.”

Ferreira received a $50,000 Efficiency of the Night time bonus for his end and leaves UFC on ESPN 57 with a smile on his face.

“I really feel prefer it’s mission achieved – the job has been executed,” Ferreira stated. “I went via accidents and every part the fighters undergo to get right here, so proper now the sensation is mission achieved.”

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