Share this article

“He Wouldve Beaten Paddy Tonight” – Jordan Leavitt’s “Never Felt More Manly” Than Today Speech Convinces UFC Fans for Paddy Pimblett Rematch

Published 02/26/2023, 3:00 PM EST

3 min read

Follow Us

Jordan Leavitt is a happy man. He bounced back to winning ways in his UFC career, beating Victor Martinez by a TKO in the first round. The win saw an elated Leavitt post an emotional message on his Instagram account. In his last fight, Leavitt was submitted by Paddy Pimblett in July 2022. The loss had become the second of Leavitt‘s career. After his win over Martinz, The Monkey King’ wrote a post about how the past few months have been a whirlwind time for the lightweight fighter.


Article continues below this ad

Leavitt started his MMA career in 2017 and has amassed a career record of 11 wins and 2 losses. He may have lost to Pimblett, but his fans will expect him to put that loss behind him and ride on his latest victory to string a streak. Leavitt‘s Instagram post attracted lots of reactions from fans.

UFC fans are elated with Leavitt being back to winning ways

Fans seemed really happy to see their star being back on the winning track. In his Instagram post, Leavitt wrote, “I have never felt more manly in my entire life. My testosterone jump 5000% after the fight was over.  #muaykhao. The past 7 months has been a whirlwind adventure.  Got teabagged Bought a house Bought a new car Got my first real knockout I worked so hard since my loss and made huge improvements. But I didn’t do it alone. So many people helped me with this camp. I’m so grateful for all the love and support.”

Jordan Leavitt also took the opportunity to thank all his coaches and crew members for their love and support and tagged them in his post. Cutman Brad Tate had a few words to say about Leavitt. He said, “This is a moment in black history


29347 Live Readers

The message saw fans react to it. Most fans appreciated his performance. One such came from UFC fighter Merab Dvalishvili, who wrote, “Congratulations Jordan UFC should give you 50 G”.

Another happy fan wrote, Savage! Love the new strikes. Mixing it all up! Congratulations!” 

A few fans were of the opinion that Leavitt would beat ‘Paddy’ if he repeats his performance from today,

A fan even went on to ask for a rematch with Paddy Pimblett. He wrote, The mma world needs a Paddy rematch”.


Article continues below this ad

Fans also appreciated Leavitt’s striking game. A comment read, Congrats on that killer win! Keep working on that clinch and striking game. Those knees look nasty! “

Fans wished him the best for the future and hoped he would keep climbing up the ranks. A fan’s comment conveyed the message, and he wrote “Congrats! I always enjoy watching your fights. Keep grinding up the ranks”

The win will definitely boost Leavitt’s confidence, who believes that the first-ever knockout win will not be his last. What’s your take on the win? Would you like to watch a rematch between Leavitt and Pimblett?


Article continues below this ad

Watch This Story: UFC Vegas 69 Jessica Andrade Vs Erin Blanchfield Event recap




Akshay Pallav

449 articles

Akshay Pallav is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed his undergraduation from National Institute of Fashion Technology in Apparel Production, he has been a sports enthusiast all his life and has several medals at the University level across multiple sports including basketball, badminton, track and field. He aspires to interview Conor McGregor and Cristiano Ronaldo someday.

Edited By: Vineet Nandwana