Poatan leaves mystery aside and explains reason for unusual celebration after knocking out Hill

Brazilian reproduces Khaby Lame 'meme' and claims that all provocation was planned with the team before the confrontation

Alex Poatán causes Jamahal hill after victory. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram @ufc

Used to maintaining a cold and calculating posture, Alex Poatán surprised many fans by celebrating victory in an unusual way after knocking out Jamahal hill No. UFC 300. Still in the octagon, the Brazilian performed a 'meme' created by Khaby Lame and explained what led him to provoke his rival even after the fight had ended.

“There it was something I thought about, I spoke to my team that if the knockout happened, of course I had in mind to fight for five rounds, but if the knockout happened I would do that. He said he respected me one day, the next day he lacked respect and everyone knows my attitude in the octagon, I always respect my opponents because I know how difficult it is to be up there and do that job. He disrespected me, it was the least I could do”, declared Poatan in a press conference after the fight.

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protagonist of UFC 300, Alex Poatán lived up to his favoritism and knocked out Jamahal hill still in the first round. With this feat, the Brazilian ended the challenger's streak of four consecutive victories and defended, for the first time, his title of champion in the organization.

Khaby Lame is a digital influencer and creator of the 'meme' with his hands. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

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