Within the pandemic-era, followers have been in a position to hear the trash-talk within the octagon greater than ever.
Nevertheless, at UFC 259, Tim Elliot took issues to the following degree towards Jordan Espinosa.
The flyweight bout essential occasion the early prelim card that featured 4 knockouts and one submission earlier than Elliot’s shut-out victory.
The American scored his second win in a row with a unanimous 30-27, 30-27, 30-25 resolution win, nevertheless it’s what he mentioned to Espinoza throughout the domination that set UFC followers on fireplace.
Whereas holding half-guard together with his forearm to Espinosa’s face, Elliot outed is opponent as a lady beater.
Watch the clip under to see ESPN strive desperately to chop the feed:
Elliott: “I heard you choked a lady in 2018. Are you a lady beater?”
Espinosa: “You don’t know the entire story.”
Elliott: “I do know sufficient.”
Espinosa: “You don’t know s***.”
It’s one factor to place a complete beating on a person and win the battle, however to then drag his title via the mud on the similar time and have a full blown dialog is a complete completely different degree!
Elliot, 34, had his first UFC battle manner again in 2012 and has been on one thing of a resurgence as of late. For Espinosa, it’s been fairly the other. He’s misplaced 4 of his final 5 fights within the UFC and needs to be cautious if he desires extra outings within the octagon.
UFC 259 featured three title fights on the prime of the cardboard with Israel Adesanya vying for the light-heavyweight title however the undercard proved to be probably the greatest in current reminiscence.
Kai Kara-France nailed a sensational knockout on the prelims and Kyler Phillips and Music Yadong additionally placed on a unbelievable back-and-forth battle.