Earlier than he steps into the cage this Saturday to face Anthony Smith, relive one of many largest moments of Ryan Spann’s profession to date.
At UFC Struggle Evening 192, Spann will face former title challenger Smith in the primary occasion on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. At UFC 237, rising gentle heavyweight contender Spann traveled to enemy territory to tackle Antonio Rogerio Nogueira within the ultimate preliminary bout on the Jeunesse Enviornment in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Spann, who trains out of Fortis MMA, didn’t waste a lot time moving into motion after he touched gloves together with his opponent. The velocity distinction was obvious early on and so was the facility within the clinch.
Spann simply took Nogueira down early within the first spherical however didn’t play on the bottom too lengthy with the jiu-jitsu black belt. After touchdown a couple of strikes from prime place, the pair returned to the ft, the place Spann held the clear benefit.
Nogueira would defend a takedown try and let his palms go as nicely in response to Spann’s choices, however his offense can be very transient. After getting tagged with a left hand, Spann responded with a sequence of punches of his personal, ending with a clear uppercut that despatched Nogueira to the canvas to finish the battle halfway by means of the primary spherical.
You may watch the complete battle at no cost within the video above, courtesy of the UFC’s official YouTube channel.