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“That Was Nasty”: Fans Left in Awe as UFC Veteran Cowboy Oliveira Knocks His “Clearly Out” Opponent Cold at Titan FC

Published 06/03/2023, 7:39 AM EDT

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One simply does not knock his opponent out with an uchi mata. However, Alex Oliveira proved that it can be done with finesse. The former UFC contender has taken over the internet with a magnificent knockout victory at Titan FC 82, in Novi Sad, Serbia. He was up against Stefan Sekulic, and within the first round, Oliveira displayed his phenomenal judo skills and threw his opponent down. Surprisingly, it had enough power to knock Sekulic out.

The social media platforms have been booming with Oliveira’s finishing move. As the video found its way to Twitter, the fans took over the comments section to applaud the fighter. Many fans were ready to disregard his record and wanted the UFC to take him back. Unquestionably, the finishing throw profoundly impressed the world of mixed martial arts.

Fans react to Alex Oliveira’s magnificent finish

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Recently, ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira was pitted against Sekulic at Titan FC 82. Although the fight was set for a couple of rounds, Oliveira didn’t let the match proceed beyond the first one. With about 70 seconds left for the end of round one, he performed a flawless uchi mata after being in a clinch. Surprisingly, the force of the judo move was enough for the referee to declare the end of the bout.

Without a doubt, the former UFC heavyweight champion was lifted up by the fans. As a video of the bout traveled to Twitter, the fans took to the comments section and praised the warrior. Undoubtedly, he ignited a spark that amazed the entire community of combat sports.

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One of the fans opined that the judo throw was a nasty one indeed.

Meanwhile, a few fans declared that the former UFC heavyweight champion won over their respect.

However, many fans did not know that the mixed martial artist was not in the UFC anymore. They were so impressed with the fighter’s judo throw that they wanted him to return to the UFC, despite his MMA record.

Furthermore, some fans were simply happy to see the fighter win again.

One of the fans opined that Oliveira was, in fact, a fun fighter to watch.

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Undeniably, such performances inspire and attract all the attention of the world. The fighter who sent Ben Saunders out of the UFC, garnered a shipload of praise for his victory.

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Krushna Prasad Pattnaik

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Krushna Pattnaik is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports, with a deep passion for martial arts and storytelling. His extensive training in BJJ, Tae-Kwon-Do, and Muay Thai has given him a unique perspective on the sport of MMA, and his love for analyzing fights is evident in his exceptional writing. Krushna's personal experience in the ring has given him a deep understanding of the intricacies of a bout, and he brings this knowledge to his writing, providing readers with insightful and engaging content.
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Rohini Kottu