Paddy Pimblett Books His Next UFC Fight

Published 10/07/2021, 11:32 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 04: Paddy Pimblett of England reacts after knocking out Luigi Vendramini of Brazil in their lightweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on September 04, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)


Paddy “The Baddy” Pimblett has joined the ranks of the UFC as a new star. After a series of stunning finishes in the Cage Warriors Championship and a 19-3 record, the 26-year-old from Liverpool, England, came into the UFC with a lot of excitement.

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Pimblett made his UFC lightweight debut against Brazil’s Luigi Vendramini. Fans expected a dominant fight for Pimblett, but the Brazilian nearly derailed Paddy’s hype train with a monstrous left hook in the first round. The Englishman bounced back to batter the Brazilian with a series of devastating blows. He then finished the fight off with a wonderful knockout punch, with 35 seconds remaining in the first round, and left the crowd buzzing.

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The Englishman’s funky hairstyle and impressive fighting technique has created quite a buzz around him. All the fans who saw his debut are eager to see him in action again. Many consider Pimblett as the UFC’s next big thing. Pimblett seems to have made quite an impression for himself after his fight in Vegas. Plenty of UFC lightweights will watch the star’s rapid rise and hoping to get a piece of the action.

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Paddy Pimblett: Upcoming fight

Paddy Pimblett has suggested he has his next UFC fight booked. ‘The Baddy’s’ indication of his next UFC fight came in only about a month after his spectacular UFC debut. Taking to his official Instagram account, Pimblett posted an image of him hitting the bag. The Instagram post featuring his image also contained a brief statement that suggested that he had signed a contract.

UFC on BT Sport later confirmed the fight on their official Twitter account.

In his Instagram post, Pimblett tagged Cage Warriors Owner Graham Boylan. Boylan is in charge of managing Paddy Pimblett. While ‘The Baddy’ has indicated that he has signed a contract for his next bout. The date of the fight and Pimblett’s opponent haven’t been revealed yet. However, fans can expect this soon.

Paddy Pimblett may reach the top if he continues to put up excellent fights, especially because he is already extremely popular with the fans. Manager Graham Boylan is in charge of “The Baddy”. Boylan is a UFC fighter supplier and the owner of Cage Warriors, which is one of Europe’s largest MMA organizations. He has brought in several well-known MMA competitors to the UFC, including Conor McGregor, Cathal Pendred, and Michael Bisping.

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Pranit Punjabi

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Pranit Punjabi is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. A third-year psychology major, this Khabib Nurmagomedov fan merged his interest in psychology with his deep passion for MMA and was intrigued by this new angle to help him get closer to the action. Pranit aims to look through the violence and chaos, into what makes MMA truly beautiful, the deep and rich psychological aspect of the game.

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