In what was the UFC’s stellar contest Fight island 5, Cory Sandhagen knocked out Marlon moraes and they closed everything in Abu Dhabi. In “the island of the fight”, the Brazilian went home with a huge knockout, after being defeated in the second round. The previous one had not been so spicy, although then it was at pure power in the cage. Thus, the South American spoke with the press and highlighted what happened inside the octagon.
“I really know we had a really good first round, but I thought I had won it. And then the second one started and I don’t know, I think he caught me with a kick and made my eye a little bloody and right after he surprised me. He didn’t come this way, he came the other way and that’s it. It left me speechless. I did not expect an ending like this and even less so fast. I had trained very hard for that, ”he began by saying.
On the other hand, Marlon moraes He also said: “Probably a little early stop, but whatever. I thought it was all right to continue, but the referee just jumped on me. I didn’t have enough time to get up. I think I could have defended myself and started over. I had no time for anything and when I least expected it the fight was over.
“I just got caught. He catches me. He was doing well the first round, it was a good fight. He was very excited for this fight. I knew we were going to do the fight of the night for sure. But unfortunately, they caught me. I caught a lot of guys before, but that was my day. I just want to go home and have another fight. I want to be busy. That’s a long time without fighting. Hopefully I can get another one for December, ”the Brazilian concluded.
The winner’s words
“I trained that kick many times in my quarantine and today it came out. I am very happy to have been able to do my job. We really worked very hard during all this time. The victory is not only mine, it belongs to my team and all those who accompanied me this time. They were always there for me and that is why I went to the final decision with them. I never do this alone, “he stressed. Cory Sandhagen after the victory.