‘Get Me in the Main Event’- Paddy Pimblett Sends Dana White a Bold Message After UFC Fight Night Knockout

Published 09/05/2021, 5:46 AM EDT


Paddy Pimblett wants to get back in the octagon as soon as possible after his stunning UFC debut. ‘The Baddy’ believes he deserves the main event spot after this victory.

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Paddy Pimblett faced the Brazilian Luigi Vendramini on the main card of the UFC Fight Night. The British fighter delivered a stunning performance and secured a knockout win in the very first round of the fight.

However, Pimblett doesn’t want to stop here, and he is ready to fight once more before the end of the year. The latter also demanded the main event spot from the UFC president Dana White.

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In the post-fight interview, Pimblett said, “I’m fighting again before the end of the year, simple as that. Dana said on-air just fights to watch this weekend he said honorable mention for me. It’s going to be great to go back to England with this kid.”

He added, “Get me in that co-main event or that main event slot, lad, and I will blow the roof off any arena what we do. When that song comes on, lad, everyone will know. The roof will come off that arena in the next few years we’re going to Anfield. At my football team’s home, we are going to sell on-field outs. I promise you now it’s coming.”

Pimblett believes he has earned the right for a slot in the main event. The 26-year-old surely lived up to the hype he delivered before entering the octagon. Last night, he put his name on the map and impressed the MMA community. However, very few people know about him.

Who is Paddy Pimblett?

The (17-3) record holder impressed everyone with his stunning performance in his UFC debut. Here is all you want to know about him. Paddy Pimblett was born on March 01, 1995. He lived in a joint family in Liverpool, England.

Pimblett was interested in MMA right from his childhood. Hence, he started practicing professional fighting at a very young age and competed at his school level. He fought his first professional bout in 2012. Later, he won his next two fights too.

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The British warrior debuted in the Cage Warriors with a victory and went on to claim the featherweight and lightweight gold.

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‘The Baddy’, who has an impressive resume under his name, has already created hype after entering the UFC. Hence, the combat fans will eagerly wait to see what he brings to the table in his next fights.

What are your thoughts on Paddy Pimblett’s fighting career? Let us know in the comment section below.

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Afnan Chougle

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Afnan Chougle is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Besides writing, this Media graduate is an integral part of the digital web stories team for combat sports. Before joining EssentiallySports, Afnan gained valuable experience as an intern at Jiostudios Production House.

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