Paddy Pimblett kicked off the main card of UFC Fight Night 191: Brunson vs Till. The Liverpudlian took on Luigi Vendramini of Brazil in a three-round lightweight encounter. Pimblett was making his UFC debut after having conquered Cage Warriors Fighting Championship recently.
Luigi Vendramini, on the other hand, was looking forward to getting back to winning ways, after suffering a majority decision loss against Fares Ziam at UFC 263. His record in the UFC hasn’t looked that good with just one win out of three fights. However, he was determined to derail the Pimblett hype train.
Paddy Pimblett goes haywire with an avalanche of strikes!
Paddy Pimblett started with a few kicks. Pimblett was too quick on his feet. Left hand followed by another massive one landed on Pimblett. Vendramini was bringing the heat. He then secured a takedown as well. Great start from the Brazilian. Another left hand from Vendramini. Both the fighters landed several shots then. However, it was Vendramini who had the upper hand. Pimblett out of nowhere finished Vendramini with a blast of innumerable strikes. What a debut!
Result: Paddy Pimblett def. Luigi Vendramini via. KO (punches) – Round 1
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