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Diego Ferreira believes Mateusz Rebecki’s nook ought to have stopped the combat to save lots of him, eyes Bobby Inexperienced subsequent

Diego Ferreira wasn’t stunned he was such a giant underdog to Mateusz Rebecki at UFC St. Louis, however regardless of that, he thought it was an excellent matchup for him.

Diego Ferreira

Ferreira was ending his year-long layoff, however within the first spherical, the Brazilian bought dropped. The 2 had a conflict of heads, which the ref didn’t discover, in order Ferreira tried to wipe his head to verify for blood, Rebecki dropped him.

“He was dashing in a lot, he form of headbutted me and I put my consideration to wipe my face to see if I used to be bleeding. I appeared down and in form of threw me off. It was at that second that he hit me along with his left and he hit me within the nostril and I fell on my butt. It wasn’t too important from the headbutt, it was extra that I took my consideration away from him,” Ferreira mentioned on Simply Scrap Radio on BJPENN.com.

Regardless of getting dropped within the first spherical at UFC St. Louis, Ferreira was nonetheless blissful along with his efficiency as he knew the primary spherical could be robust. However, the Brazilian had confidence the longer the combat went, the higher for him.

“That was the sport plan. I knew he was going to come back aggressive and attempt to take my head off. I knew the longer the combat went, he was going to fade, and I’ve good cardio. Going into the combat, I knew I used to be going to get hit however I stayed composed and he was dashing attempting to land the left,” Ferreira mentioned.

Diego Ferreira ended up taking on within the second and third rounds, as he dominated Mateusz Rebecki. He was touchdown heavy pictures, as Rebecki’s eyes started to shut.

Finally, Ferreira bought the TKO win with 9 seconds left, however the Brazilian believes Rebecki’s nook ought to have stopped it a lot sooner to save lots of their fighter.

“I checked out his face and was like ‘Oh my God’ he bought beat up. He bought beat up badly, however that’s not my job to cease it. That’s the ref’s job, or I really feel like his nook ought to have stopped it,” Ferreira mentioned. “I don’t assume he was speculated to go that far, after I noticed his second eye shut after the combat, I felt unhealthy. Within the second, I didn’t care, however I noticed all of the pictures, and I felt so unhealthy. I believe his nook and the ref might have prevented that from occurring.”

With Ferreira getting the TKO win, the objective is to return quickly and hopes he can get a matchup with Bobby Inexperienced subsequent.

“I wish to see if I can get again to the rankings, combat Bobby Inexperienced. Battle somebody within the rankings, or if Gamrot needs to combat me once more. It was his evening, however I believe I can do higher,” Ferreira concluded.

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