Manel Kape emerged triumphant in his launching fight at UFC 293, however it was not a simple win. Despite being reasonably unidentified and entering the Octagon on brief notification, Felipe Dos Santos amazed both fans and Kape with his efficiency, although he eventually suffered a unanimous choice loss. The flyweight bout occurred at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney and belonged to the primary pay-per-view occasion.
Throughout the fight, Kape stayed in control for the a lot of part, however Dos Santos had his minutes, especially in the very first and 3rd rounds. However, Kape continued to push forward, slowly using down the young Brazilian fighter. After almost 15 minutes of striking, Kape was stated the winner.
After showing regard towards Dos Santos, Kape moved his attention to the remainder of the flyweight department, particularly his desired challenger for UFC 293, Kai Kara-France, who had actually withdrawn from the fight. In a heated post-fight interview with Daniel Cormier, Kape released into a profanity-laden tirade against Kara-France, that included making use of an anti-gay slur that had actually been utilized previously in the night by another fighter.
Kape revealed his aggravation with other flyweight fighters who declined to face him, declaring they hesitated. He called out Kara-France, pledging to fight him next and threatening to spar with him at his own academy if he decreased the fight once again. Kape’s win at UFC 293 marks his 4th successive triumph in the promo, while Dos Santos experiences his very first defeat as an expert.
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