‘NOW YOU KNOW!’- Dana White and UFC Fans Go Crazy as Jeff Molina Demolishes 11-2 Brazilian at UFC Fight Night

Published 10/23/2021, 2:31 PM EDT


UFC flyweight Jeff Molina captured the attention of the entire MMA community with a performance for the ages. ‘El Jefe’ secured a second round TKO over a savvy opponent in Daniel Da Silva who came in with an 11-1 record. With the gusty performance, Molina is now on a 9 fight win streak and he is poised to be a major player at flyweight.

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The finish came when Jeff Molina landed a picture-perfect right hand down the pipe and set his opponent on the canvas. His follow-up shots were precise and brutal and the referee had no choice but to break up the action. Not to mention, Molina made good use of his time on the mic and made his presence felt in the division.

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Twitter erupts as Jeff Molina steals the show

Referee Keith Peterson allowed the action to continue for a meaningful period of time thus allowing for some exciting back-and-forth exchanges. MMA Twitter couldn’t contain themselves and it’s clear Molina won over many fans after his performance.

Notably, the UFC President Dana White who had hyped up the aforementioned fight made sure to let his followers know that Molina is the real deal. Receiving the rub from the long-time boss of the UFC will have to be a huge boost for Molina. Ever since his appearance on Dana White’s Contender Series, ‘El Jefe’ has looked like a man possessed.

There will be plenty of expectations on his shoulders going forward after making an emphatic statement on Fight Night. The former GLORY stand-out made good use of the platform he was given as UFC Vegas 41 has been attracting a lot of attention.

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As mentioned earlier, Jeff Molina put the division on notice when talking to Michael Bisping. He made sure to get Brandon Moreno’s notice and it just so happened the champion was in the building on Spanish commentary duty. UFC fans will be closely observing Jeff Molina’s career going forward.

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Darryl Pinto

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Darryl Pinto is a senior MMA writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his graduate degree in Mass Media (with a specialization in Journalism) out of Xavier’s College and has a year's experience in his current role. Darryl specializes in predictions, reporting, and covering UFC events live.

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