It was a new big night in Abu Dhabi, where the UFC 254 was a participant in the shocking injury of Liana Jojua. Miranda maverick he was the one who struck the blow squarely on his nose, which instantly broke and left one of the strongest images of 2020. For this reason, the evening that took place on «the island of struggle» gave an impressive knockout in the preliminaries. Anyway, it was just the beginning of a show to remember.
In the preview of the fight, his rival, Liana Jojua He wasn’t quite well behaved and left some spicy words on his face. For this reason, it was one of the most controversial crosses of the “face to face”, although then the one who finally laughed was his rival. Knowing that it was probably going to be the most important show in the history of the company that Dana White runs, they both wanted to do their best. So, Maverick he left smiling.
Notably, when the elbow entered his nose, it automatically caused tremendous damage to his rival. This was a few seconds after the bell rang, although not Liana could not rejoin. It was the end of the first round and the two were preparing to start the second. As expected, the commissioner entered the cage and corroborated the nose of Jojua, the one who wanted to continue regardless of the injury. It was just at that moment that they made the decision to end the contest and score the knockout for Miranda.
Everything has a reason
Maverick He spoke after the fight, where he assured that Jojua disrespected him and that is why he did not greet her when he turned around. Then, at the end of the impressive contest, he highlighted the following: “He did not behave in the face to face and that’s why I acted like that. I didn’t like his behavior and everything was shown in the cage. I want to fight next month. As soon as possible. I am intact and can do it again in no time. I showed that I can be the best.
Without hesitation, the face of Liana Jojua all bloody was one of the most striking marks of the night in Abu Dhabi. While there were all kinds of knockouts and submissions, plus the addition of the final fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje, Miranda maverick He went home with one of the most representative hits of this 2020 in the UFC. With a convulsed year, she was on everyone’s lips.