UFC bantamweight Lucie Pudilová smothered Wu Yanan with her grappling before finishing the action with brutal ground-and-pound at UFC 278.
Pudilová got into it with Yanan during the UFC 278 ceremonial weigh-ins, to the surprise of many including UFC President Dana White. Following the altercation, she used it as motivation to put on arguably the best performance of her career.
Pudilová’s relentless grappling overwhelmed Yanan from the opening minutes of the fight. In Round 2, Pudilová got back mount and landed some brutal punches and elbows that forced the TKO finish.
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Pudilová returned to the UFC for a second stint following five wins in six fights in Octagon MMA. She hadn’t fought in the UFC since a unanimous decision loss to Justine Kish in Jan. 2020.
The 26-year-old Yanan could potentially be on her way out of the UFC for now after her fourth straight defeat. She’s lost five of her last six UFC appearances.
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