VIDEO: Alex Poatan gives a short and blunt answer to journalist and gets laughs before UFC 300

Light heavyweight champion and main protagonist of this Saturday's UFC, Brazilian surprises with response about his level of English

A. Poatan at UFC weigh-in. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

A. Poatan at UFC weigh-in. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

With a light mind and sharp humor, Alex Poatán prepares for the main fight of the UFC 300, which takes place next Saturday (13), in Las Vegas (USA). With his head shaved, the fighter met journalists at media day and got laughs when he responded about his English.

“A victory this weekend can we expect a little more English from you in the interview?” asked a journalist.


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“No”, the champion replied promptly, with a smile on his face, causing laughter among those present. The question referred to the challenge that the Brazilian made to Israel adesanya after knocking out Jiri Prochazka and win the light heavyweight belt in his most recent fight: “Come to daddy” (“Come to daddy”, in free translation).

Poatan's response was not just a joke, but also a way to show that he is confident and relaxed ahead of the fight against Jahamal Hill. The Brazilian knows he will have a tough opponent ahead of him, but he is confident in his ability to win and defend his title for the first time.


Humor is also a weapon that Alex has adopted recently. Despite his fearsome and serious appearance, the Brazilian is open to jokes and jokes, which have already helped him win over many fans.

VIDEO: Alex Poatan gives a 'short and thick' response to journalist and gets laughs before UFC 300


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