Michel Pereira has fairly the repute for his unconventional combating fashion.
He’s identified for his wild in-cage antics and didn’t disappoint on Sunday when he backflipped right into a full mount within the second spherical.
It left the UFC world shocked however it’s also sums up the unpredictable beast now we have come to count on from Pereira when combating.
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Pereira landed an early physique kick within the second spherical which precipitated Niko Value instant discomfort.
He went to the bottom quickly after and Pereira inexplicably determined to backflip and nearly kicked Value within the head earlier than shifting to mount.
“That’s unbelievable,” Jon Anik stated in commentary for ESPN.
“He’s backflipped into full mount,” Daniel Cormier added earlier than declaring: “This dude is out of his thoughts”.
Pereira ended up claiming the combat by way of unanimous choice (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) and appeared to name out Nate Diaz in his post-victory interview.
“Hey Nate, I’m right here,” he stated. “Let’s combat.”
However all anybody might speak about was the insane backflip and what should have been going by means of his head on the time.