Ricardo Lamas (20-8 MMA, 11-6 UFC), experienced and great Mexican fighter from UFC, spoke with the press at this time. The renowned 38-year-old fighter stayed between 2008 and 2020, having a total of 28 fights. Thus, he challenged a title and won three bonuses of $ 50,000 to the best fight of the night. For his part, he knew how to get good victories against Cub Swanson, Charles Oliveira and Diego Sanchez. In this way, he left several interesting phrases.
“There are many moments in my career that I am very proud of, and one of them is the first event that the UFC held in Mexico. I helped the UFC to promote sport throughout Latin America. I flew to Mexico several times to promote the event and I was part of Mexico City and that was a moment that I will always remember. The first time the UFC went to MexicoI felt that I helped open the doors for many Mexicans and Latinos to enter the UFC, “the Central American began.
You won’t forget your time in MMA
«I am very happy about that (the growth of MMA in Latin America). The sport is still very young and people have to take that into account. MMA started in the 90s, and of all the major sports in the world, it is the youngest sport. It is growing a lot, it is exploding everywhere, and now it can be seen in every country in Latin America. It’s incredible, “he also added to his words, moved by the present.
For its part, Richard He also stated the following: “I have peace with my decision to retire. Like I said before, I did a lot in my career and I am proud of many things and I knew it was time. It is a difficult decision to explain, but I feel at peace and am happy with the decision. Bill Algeo gave me a good fight and brought out the dog, the savage in me. I am satisfied with that fight and I want people to remember me like that, a fighter who always gave everything and always fought with all his heart.
«I leave my soul in that cage and that is what happened in that fight. I’m happy about that. There are no words to describe it (the Latin American support that she received in since she began her professional career), I just want to thank you for all the support for so many years. It was an honor to represent all Latinos in the UFC and I hope that the UFC will give me other opportunities to go to Latin America to promote the UFC and sports “, he closed Ricardo Lamas, an emblem of Mexico in MMA.