In a spectacular performance at UFC Vegas 77, Francisco Prado delivered a spinning back elbow that shook Ottman Azaitar and eventually led to a ground and pound conclusion in the initial round.
The vigorous 21-year-old Argentinian fighter was a force to be reckoned with. He seized the opportunity once Azaitar was pinned against the cage, landing a potent elbow blow that split open a significant cut on Azaitar’s head. Once they hit the canvas, Prado continued his onslaught, unloading a barrage of punches and hammer fists, which decisively ended the bout at the 4:05 mark of the first round.
Following the bout, Azaitar contested the referee’s stoppage, while Prado expressed his belief that the fight could have been called off even sooner. “I feel it was late,” Prado commented. “His eyes were glazing over.”
Discussing the successful elbow strike, Prado revealed it as a routine part of his training regimen, a move he executed flawlessly, which ultimately secured his first-round triumph. “This was just routine training,” Prado said about his spinning move. “We do this every day. $50g’s baby!”
While it remains uncertain if Prado’s performance has earned him the $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, he can certainly start celebrating his inaugural UFC victory now.
This triumph brings Prado’s UFC record to an even 1-1, bouncing back from his debut defeat. His overall record has now ascended to an impressive 12-1.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Francisco Prado UFC Victory
Who won the fight between Francisco Prado and Ottman Azaitar at UFC Vegas 77?
Francisco Prado won the fight against Ottman Azaitar at UFC Vegas 77.
What move did Francisco Prado use to secure his victory at UFC Vegas 77?
Francisco Prado used a spinning back elbow, followed by a ground and pound finish, to secure his victory at UFC Vegas 77.
What was Prado’s reaction to the timing of the referee’s stoppage in his fight against Azaitar?
Prado felt that the fight could have been stopped a bit earlier, stating “I think it was late. His eyes were going out there.”
Did Prado win a $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus for his performance at UFC Vegas 77?
It is not yet confirmed if Prado has won the $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus for his fight at UFC Vegas 77.
What is Francisco Prado’s record after his win at UFC Vegas 77?
Following his win at UFC Vegas 77, Francisco Prado’s UFC record stands at 1-1, and his overall fight record is now 12-1.