Tristan Connelly upsets Michel Pereira at the UFC Vancouver event.
The two fighters met in a welterweight bout at the UFC Vancouver event from Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada that aired on ESPN+. Connelly was a big underdog coming into this fight due to him taking the fight on short notice.
This was such a wild fight thanks in large part due to Pereira doing some crazy spots including backflips, cartwheels, and more in order to connect with a kick. This allowed Connelly to pick his shots on the feet and stun him a few times. In the end, the judges gave the win to Connelly by decision.
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Peep the highlights of the fight courtesy of the UFC’s official Twitter account:
Pereira was originally was scheduled to take on Sergey Khandozhko at this show but that changed at the last minute. He KO’d Danny Roberts with a flying knee and single follow-up punch in just 1:47 into the first round in his UFC debut.
Connelly has gone 8-1 in his last nine fights with all victories coming by way of finish. It should be noted that he usually fights at lightweight.
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