‘What Planet Are You on’- Uriah Hall Is Frustrated With Sean Strickland’s Bizarre Trash Talking

Published 07/30/2021, 11:39 AM EDT


UFC Fight Night will feature a middleweight main event between Uriah Hall and Sean Strickland this Saturday on 31 July. This will mark the second trip to the octagon of the year 2021 for both the fighters. Many fans are eagerly waiting for the bout as Strickland has grabbed a lot of attention lately. From stories of almost killing a guy to speaking weird stuff about his opponent and calling him a hidden psychopath, ‘Tarzan’ has done everything in his reach to make the headlines.

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In the pre-fight press conference, Uriah Hall opened about the bizarre comments made by his opponent. ‘Prime Time’ said, “That’s Sean he says weird shit that makes no fu**king sense. What the F*** are to talking about. What planet are you on? But you know what that’s him. That’s his style people love it.”

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Uriah Hall continues, “It translates it to his awkward style, and it makes him like what’s going on here. And you know key factor is to stay calm and composed and do what you need to do to finish the guy like that. But I don’t know what the hell he is talking about.”

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The last chance saloon for Uriah Hall

Uriah Hall shows no concerns about Sean Strickland’s trash talk. He has no problem with that, as he believes in his own abilities. Hall is on a four-fight winning streak and is possibly on the final title chase of his career. He is 36 and has passed his prime, yet ‘Prime Time’ is trying to put himself in the condition of getting his first title shot in the UFC. Winning a fight here will inch him closer to the gold. Whereas losing could end all his hopes forever.

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – OCTOBER 31: (R-L) Uriah Hall of Jamaica punches Anderson Silva of Brazil in a middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on October 31, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

Sharing the same dream ‘Tarzan’ will enter the octagon with the same four-fight winning streak. Although Sean Strickland has pleased nobody with his talks, still he remains one of the most talented fighters in the division. With an impressive record of 23 wins and 3 losses, he will look to make a highlight reel to fancy his chances of getting a quick crack at the belt.

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Saurabh Singh

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Saurabh Singh Laledia is an MMA enthusiast who works as a UFC writer for EssentiallySports. His passion for the UFC infused with his knowledge of various fight styles such as Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu motivated him to pursue a career in combat sports journalism, as it would be where he could exhibit his expert views and unbiased opinions whilst keeping the fan’s perspective alive. He started watching the sport at UFC 53 in 2005 when ‘The Ace’ Rich Franklin beat Evan Turner to claim the belt and has traced the journey of the middleweight title right from 'The Spider' to 'The Last Stylebender'.

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