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“Why Can’t Bro Just Be Normal” – Bryce Mitchell’s Bizarre Cage Antics After Sealing Victory Against Dan Ige at UFC Vegas 79 Sends Fans Into Meltdown

Published 09/23/2023, 9:56 PM EDT

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With Eric Nicksick by his side, the Dan Ige vs. Byrce Mitchell showdown quickly took an unexpected turn. 50K was quickly halted in his two-win streak and looked a lot more grounded (pun intended), courtesy of ‘Thug Nasty’

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The hugely anticipated show-down between Dan Ige and Byrce Mitchell came to an end as Mitchell dominated the octagon. With redemption in mind, after his loss against Ilia Topuria, Mitchell came in guns blazing despite a nasty cut over and under his eye. However, it was Mitchell’s day today as he clinched the victory through a unanimous decision. But his antics both inside and outside the cage have garnered a lot of attention from the fans, and it’s not all good.

Bryce Mitchell’s Tenacious Comeback Secures Unanimous Decision Victory


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Mitchell’s aggressive stance clearly pushed the UFC veteran ’50K’ into a defensive position for most of the fight. This went as far as the timer saving Ige from a brutal TKO. In the first round, Ige landed a solid left hook on Mitchell and skillfully evaded Mitchell’s attempted takedown. But, Mitchell managed to secure a takedown later, briefly taking Ige’s back before landing in mount. He attempted an arm-triangle choke but ran out of time.

In the second round, Ige landed a powerful right hand, causing a cut above Mitchell’s right eye. Mitchell attempted several takedowns but failed, eventually, securing the top position and taking Ige’s back. He hunted for a submission but Ige defended well. Ige also landed considerable damage, and the round scored 10-9 in his favor, making it 19-19 overall.


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Despite Mitchell’s damaged right eye, he made an incredible comeback by swiftly taking Ige’s back in a surprising scramble. Mitchell maintained control with a body triangle and transitioned to the mount position. Ige attempted to escape but was relentlessly pursued by Mitchell. A warning from the referee about cage grabbing didn’t deter Mitchell, who executed a massive slam and worked on a kimura. In the end, Mitchell secured a unanimous decision victory,

Fans react to Dan Ige’s defeat against Bryce Mitchell.

As soon as the match concluded fans swarmed the internet to express their opinion on the match. some of the comments of the fans are:

One of the fans stated that Mitchell is trying his best to make Ige pray to god.

]Another fan stated that Michael Bisping was trying to listen to Mitchell’s praying

Moreover, A fan drew a parallel between Diego Sanchez and Mitchell and stated that he is modern-day Sanchez.

Another fan called out Dana white to schedule a match between Mitchell and satan.

Furthermore, one of the fans questioned Mitchell about why he couldn’t be normal.


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Another fan jokingly states that Mitchell needs an exorcism.


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Based on the reaction of the fans it can be understood that fans are acknowledging Mitchell’s win against Ige, However, fans are kind of worried about Micthell’s antics prior to and post the match as he continues to maintain his weird stance even after winning the match.

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Written by:

Suryakant Das


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Suryakant Das is a passionate fan of UFC, mixed martial arts, and bodybuilding. Alongside his passion for sports activities, he is training to be a chartered accountant and has previously worked as a content lead in varied organizations. Suryakant's writing reveals a unique perspective on the world of MMA, enriched by his hunger to consume the latest happenings in the sport.
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Joyita Das