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‘A very nasty choke‘: Fighters react to Mayra Bueno Silva’s finish of Holly Holm at UFC Vegas 77

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UFC Vegas 77 Finishes

Mayra Bueno Silva’s impressive victory over Holly Holm at UFC Vegas 77 has garnered attention from fellow fighters. Bueno Silva utilized Holm’s aggressive cage pressure to execute a ninja choke (referred to as a standing guillotine choke during the broadcast), seizing the opportunity when Holm exposed her neck while grappling against the fence. The finish came just 38 seconds into the second round, propelling Bueno Silva into the title picture and setting up a potential bout with former champion Julianna Pena, who also expressed her interest in the title shot on social media.

Here are some reactions from fighters regarding the UFC Vegas 77 main card:

Julianna Peña (@VenezuelanVixen):
“Did I hear someone mention the #peopleschamp? Perfect. Get in line. I’ll take on both you and Raquel in the same night. Who else wants to taste defeat?”

Thiago Moisés (@ThiagoMoisesMMA):
“That was a very impressive choke. #UFCVegas77”

Marion Reneau (@BelizeanBruiser):
“We call that the ninja choke! Sneaky and effective! Great work by Mayra Silva against Holly Holm at #UFCVegas77!”

Roxanne Modafferi (@Roxyfighter):
“Was that the ninja choke?”

C H T O V E R A (@chitoveraUFC):
“Ninja choke.”

Regarding other fights on the card:

Jack Della Maddalena defeated Bassil Hafez:
“That was a tough decision, but they got it wrong. #UFCFightNight” – Kamaru Usman (@USMAN84kg)

“What a fight. But I think Hafez should have won. #ufc #UFCVegas77” – Thiago Moisés (@ThiagoMoisesMMA)

“Yeah, that decision was questionable.” – Jamahal Hill (@JamahalH)

Francisco Prado defeated Ottman Azaitar:
“Come on, bad stoppage.” – Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170)

“The lesson here: Don’t give a thumbs up during ground and pound. Just defend. Thumbs up during submission attempts. #ufcvegas77” – Alan Jouban (@AlanJouban)

Jun Yong Park defeated Albert Duraev:
“I like this dance. Congratulations, Jun Yong Park. #ufcvegas77” – Merab “The Machine” Dvalishvili (@MerabDvalishvil)

“I did not expect that from Park. Very impressive win over an extremely tough Duraev. #UFCVegas77” – Aljamain Sterling (@funkmasterMMA)

“Park had a sick little celebration dance.” – Vince Morales (@vandetta135)

Norma Dumont defeated Chelsea Chandler:
“I’ve never seen it either, but I don’t think it’s going away anytime soon.” – Marion Reneau (@BelizeanBruiser)

“What’s next for Norma Dumont? A title fight?! But against whom? #UFCVegas77” – Diana Belbiță (@DianaBelbita)

“DC just had to bring it up. #UFCVegas77” – Tatiana Suarez (@tatianaufc)

“Chelsea did absolutely nothing. #UFCVegas77” – Diana Belbiță (@DianaBelbita)

Nazim Sadykhov defeated Terrance McKinney:
“Sorry, guys. My arm got trapped. Shit happens. I felt great all around, moved well, avoided hits in the second, but got caught up in the takedown. We’ll be back. Love you guys who supported and watched.” – Terrance McKinney (@twrecks155)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about UFC Vegas 77 Finishes

What was the result of the fight between Mayra Bueno Silva and Holly Holm at UFC Vegas 77?

Mayra Bueno Silva won the fight against Holly Holm at UFC Vegas 77. She secured a ninja choke (standing guillotine choke) in the second round, capitalizing on Holm’s smothering cage pressure.

Who did Mayra Bueno Silva call out for a potential title shot after her win?

Mayra Bueno Silva called out ex-champ Julianna Pena for a shot at the vacant UFC bantamweight title, recently relinquished by Amanda Nunes, who retired as a two-division champion.

How did fighters react to the finishes at UFC Vegas 77?

Fighters had various reactions to the finishes at UFC Vegas 77. Julianna Peña expressed her interest in facing both Mayra Bueno Silva and Raquel, while others commented on specific techniques like the “ninja choke.” There were also discussions about controversial decisions and stoppages.

Did Mayra Bueno Silva’s victory put her in title contention?

Yes, Mayra Bueno Silva’s upset win over Holly Holm at UFC Vegas 77 propelled her into title contention. With the retirement of Amanda Nunes, the UFC bantamweight title became vacant, and Bueno Silva’s performance positioned her as a potential challenger for the belt.

What were some notable moments from the fights at UFC Vegas 77?

Aside from Mayra Bueno Silva’s ninja choke finish, other notable moments included a tough decision that sparked debate among fighters, a controversial stoppage, and Jun Yong Park’s impressive win over Albert Duraev, which featured a memorable celebration dance.

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