UFC 249 led to a bloody affair with Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje locking horns for the Interim Light-weight title. ‘The Spotlight’ emerged the victor of the extremely anticipated duel. He carried out the plan to bathroom down the ‘Boogeyman’ in a devastatingly meticulous trend.
Though he misplaced the struggle, “El Cucuy” proved why he is without doubt one of the most harmful folks on the planet. He took an enormous quantity of punishment from Gaethje. Every other human being would have fallen within the 2nd spherical itself. However not Tony Ferguson. He has a diamond for a chin, and he didn’t again down within the face of the brutal punishment that Gaethje introduced with him.
Eddie Bravo, who we noticed in Ferguson’s nook, believes that many issues went incorrect that evening. Curiously, it wasn’t till the 4th spherical that Bravo realized the situation of his man. And the circumstances beneath which he realized are much more weird.
Right here’s how Eddie described the expertise on the Joe Rogan Expertise:
“Proper when the bell [rang] after the fourth spherical, Rashad (Holloway) turns round and goes, ‘Eddie, get in there.’ I wasn’t prepared for it. I wasn’t able to stroll in there!”
“I’m not a Head MMA Coach”- Eddie Bravo explains why sending him in to speak to Tony Ferguson was the incorrect choice
Eddie Bravo defined that he was not prepared in any respect to go in and speak Tony up. He stated the if the struggle had been with a wrestler like Khabib Nurmagomedov, then he may have had a say.
Nevertheless, he didn’t know the right way to deal with the scenario because it was his first time heading into the Octagon as head coach to speak to his fighter. Furthermore, he defined that he didn’t have his glasses, and therefore, was “blind”. Thus, it was when he truly bought an in depth have a look at Tony that he realized simply how badly beat up he was.
“I’ve by no means been a Head MMA coach ever in my life. By no means wished to be. By no means wished to be and even to at the present time, that’s on me, by no means been. I’m not Trevor Wittman, that man’s superb. I’m not a Greg Jackson, Duke Roufus. That’s an entire [other] degree. That’s a man that must be speaking to the fighter that’s sitting down.”
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