LAS VEGAS – Rafael Ramos Estevam had no articulate matching Joao Elias’ early depth at Dana White’s Contender Sequence 56.
In a scrappy serve-and-forth struggle, Estevam (11-0) executed Elias by TKO in the second spherical, wearing him out with some ground-and-pound.
Elias threatened with a form of aggressive submission makes an try early, nevertheless Estevam stated he never once felt in bother.
“In no level I felt that any of those positions were compromising in any respect,” Estevam urged newshounds, at the side of MMA Junkie, through an interpreter. “I felt that I was a step prior to him for the length of the wrestle. I did no longer if fact be told feel one thing in bother at any time. Then clearly no longer forgetting to hit him, so impose that ground and pound when I was there, because I needed to galvanize for the contract. So when I was on prime of him, excellent guaranteeing I never stopped hitting him.”
He persevered, “I’m gonna come out with the stamina. That’s an alley that somebody’s gonna die on in the occasion that they’re gonna come wrestle me. You should be willing. I’m gonna plug the total formulation and with me, you’re gonna need an further tank of gas.”
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