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The one factor extra entertaining than Devonte Smith’s end of Dong Hyun Ma was Smith’s post-fight interview at UFC 234.
Devonte Smith defeated Dong Hyun Ma through TKO, Spherical 1 – 3:53 at UFC 234 on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, dwell from the Rod Laver Enviornment in Melbourne, Australia.
Ma enters the struggle having received his final three UFC bouts. The Korean fighter appears reborn after having misplaced his first two UFC fights by knockout. Smith appears to feed Ma his third UFC loss through knockout. The Ohio native has completed all 9 of his skilled MMA fights with eight by the use of KO.
“I needed to come to [The Land] Down Beneath to place a fighter down beneath,” the quirky and charismatic Smith mentioned. His hilarious play-by-play of the end had the Australian crowd in stitches.
Right here’s how the entire struggle performed out.
A contact of the gloves to get us began. Numerous feints from Smith and loads of motion by Ma. No strikes have landed 35 seconds into the struggle. A cracking leg kick lands for Smith. One other kick to the calf lands flush for Smith. The American goes excessive with the left kick however Ma blocks it. A left to the physique adopted up by a proper to the top partially lands for Smith. Only a few strikes landed however Smith is trying sharp three minutes in. Ma has but to land a strike midway by way of the primary. Stinging jab from Smith. Fakes the left and throws the straight proper, however Ma slips out of the best way. Ma lands his first important strike of the struggle and flashes Smith a smile. A counter one-two stumbles Ma! Smith smells blood within the water and begins pouring it on. A proper clips Ma. One-two partially lands for Smith. One other one-two drops Ma. A number of wind-up punches to the aspect of the ear have Ma faceplanted and the referee pulls Smith away. Ma sits again and he appears alright regardless of taking such punishment.
Smith improves to 10-1 with a formidable displaying at UFC 234. He has now completed his final 5 fights by the use of knockout or TKO.
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