“Man Suga Sean vs Yanez Would Be” – UFC Pros & Fans in Awe After Adrian Yanez ‘Cancelled’ Tony Kelley at Joe Rogan Graced UFC Austin

Published 06/18/2022, 7:57 PM EDT

The main card for UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Emmett started off with a banger of a fight. Adrian Yanez added a win to his undefeated streak in the UFC with a knockout over Tony Kelley.

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This fight took place in the bantamweight division and started off with the two fighters feeling each other’s range and throwing test jabs. Kelley then tried to test Yanez’s defense by throwing jabs and kicks. His strikes weren’t good enough to hurt Yanez, who stood his ground and maintained his rock-solid defense.

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Yanez then countered Kelley, using a right hook and a barrage of punches. This made Kelley wobble, but it wasn’t enough to drop him. He kept up the onslaught and used a combination of punches that knocked out ‘PrimeTime’.

With this impressive first-round knockout, Yanez now has five wins in the UFC and a professional record of 16-3-0.

UFC pros and fans react to incredible UFC Austin finish

Fans were quick to react to Yanez’s amazing performance.

UFC fighters ‘Chito’ Vera and Belal Muhammad reacted on Twitter.

The UFC Austin card also saw UFC commentator and podcast host Joe Rogan attending the event with his wife. The Fight Night has been thrilling up until now, with most of the fights concluding with stoppages.

Adrian Yanez names his next opponents

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In the post-fight interview, Yanez mentioned two names who he would fight next. The two fighters were – Nate Maness and Sean O’Malley.

Yanez has previously publicly taken shots at O’Malley after the latter accused him of lying. O’Malley has also expressed his will to fight Yanez in an interview with Ariel Helwani. After Yanez’s stunning performance today, it will make sense for this fight to take place.

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Maness has had a meteoric rise in the UFC by winning his first three fights. He has proved to be a dangerous fighter in the division and is one to watch out for. Hence, this bout would also make sense.

What did you think of this fight at UFC Austin? Who do you think Yanez will fight next? Let us know by dropping your opinions in the comments below.

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Devyanshu Rout

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Devyanshu Rout is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. This sports fanatic was introduced to the UFC after the infamous Mcgregor vs Diaz fight. He has been a super-fan ever since and even began practicing the sport.

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