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“There’s Still Time to Delete This..”: “Queen” Jordan Leavitt’s Post-fight Celebration Sparks Bold Reactions Following UFC Vegas 70

Published 02/26/2023, 7:23 AM EST

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UFC has been known for their fighters’ signature post-fight celebrations that range from showboating to traditional dances. These celebrations add to the excitement of the fights and make them more memorable for the fans.

From Justin Gaethje’s backflips and Tai Tuivasa’s beer-drinking ritual to Derrick Lewis’ chest pounds, MMA fans remember many such iconic post-fight celebrations. Recently, at UFC Vegas 70, Jordan Leavitt, a 27-year-old fighter, added a new dance step to the list of iconic victory celebrations.

Jordan Leavitt celebrates victory with some ‘Dirty Dancing’


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Leavitt fought against Victor Martinez on Feb 25th, 2023. After the fight, he did the trademark dance step from the popular “Dirty Dancing” movie. ESPN MMA posted a picture of Leavitt’s celebration with a picture of Jennifer Grey performing the same step. Fans quickly recognized the dance step and had some bold things to say about Leavitt‘s creative celebration.


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Here is how fans reacted to this –


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One fan said – “Good enough for a pic 😂 cause that lasted .2 seconds”

One fan appreciated Leavitt’s performance – “Those knees were brutal, impressive how much power he maintained so high off the ground”

Another fan jokingly said – “I have a strong feeling my boy might have some sugar in his tank …very zesty if you will 😅😂”

Another one said – “Fumbled crazy opportunity to put the music behind this”

One compared Leavitt with Israel AdesanyaJordan and Izzy battling for most fruity in the ufc”

One fan praised Leavitt by saying – Leavitt> Pimblett

While another one had different things to say – Paddy’s son unfortunately”


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One person criticized Leavitt’s celebration – “there is still time to delete this..”

One fan said – “this the dude who got twerked on”

Another loved Leavitt’s celebration – “Bruhhh he got the best celebrations lmfao”

One pointed out – “Safety first! Had to out the Mouth guard back in 😂”

It was not all smooth sailing for the UFC fighter before the fight against Martinez.

Jordan Leavitt’s last fight


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Before fighting Victor Martinez, Leavitt had suffered a loss at the hands of Paddy Pimblett. However, Leavitt came back stronger and defeated Martinez by a dominant TKO in the first round. He has a record of 11 wins and 2 losses. The 27-year-old UFC fighter has shown great potential in his fights, including his grappling skills and striking ability.

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Looking ahead, Leavitt has a bright future in the UFC. His impressive performances in the octagon have caught the attention of many fans and experts, and he has the potential to become a top contender in the lightweight division. His unorthodox post-fight celebrations have also made him the center of attention, and fans can’t wait to see what he has in store for his next fight.


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What did you make of Leavitt’s celebration post-fight? Let us know in the comments below.

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Sushant sharma

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Sushant is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. He has been actively contributing to the field of writing for over 2 years. He is a huge UFC fan and has been following it since 2016.

Edited By: Amal Joyce