Modestas Bukauskas vs. Andreas Michailidis (Picture by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC by means of Getty Images)
UFC Battle Island 1: Modestas Bukauskas beat Andreas Michailidis in strange style.
No matter how long you enjoy a sport, there is constantly something you will see for the first time. That happened on Wednesday night when Modestas Bukauskas beat Andreas Michailidis in an unusual finish.
In the passing away seconds of the battle, Michailidis was consolidated Bukauskas, who had his back up versus the fence. Bukauskas tossed numerous legal elbows to the side of Michailidis’ head prior to the bell sounded to end theround When the bell sounded, Michailidis stayed on his knees for numerous seconds. Referee Daniel Movahedi kept in interaction with Michailidis, to see if he all right and might continue the battle.
Bukauskas stood shocked for numerous seconds, puzzled why his opponent was still down on the ground. Ultimately, Bukauskas’ corner had him move far from his opponent and into hiscorner The referee advised Michailidis to get up. When Michailidis moved he fell out of the open Octagon door. Right away, Movahedi waved off the battle, granting Bukauskas the TKO triumph.
What do the pros at UFC Battle Island 1 think happened?
UFC analyst Michael Bisping hypothesized that Michailidis was trying to support and sit versus the fence however did not recognize that the cage door was opened. Even if Bisping’s speculation was proper, the referee made the right decision to stop the battle. Michailidis was in no condition to continue the battle.
“Those shots were clean, we went over it in the locker room,” stated Bukauskas, who end up being the first Lithuanian born fighter to win in the UFC. The triumph enhanced Bukauskas’ record to 11 -2, with surfaces in 7 straight battles.