IMAGE: Johnny Walker records meeting with executioner and sends sincere message to athlete

Brazilian puts rivalry aside and preaches respect to Volkan Oezdemir after tough defeat at UFC Saudi Arabia

Johnny Walker performed at UFC Saudi Arabia. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram @johnnywalker

Rivalry only in the octagon. After carrying out explosive combat in the UFC Saudi Arabia, Johnny Walker e Volkan oezdemir They met at the hotel and posed for a photo together. Victim of a major knockout suffered on the event's main card, the Brazilian left his ego aside and recognized the Swiss' merits. In a comment made on Instagram, the Belford Roxo athlete sent a sincere message to his opponent.

"Thank you brother. I'm sorry I didn't put up a proper fight. I'm disappointed”, declared Johnny in a post made by the Swiss who preaches respect for the Brazilian.

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In response to the message released by Walker, the athlete's fans showed solidarity and sent support to the fighter after his second consecutive defeat.

“You are my hero,” said one account.

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“Real Warrior”

“Don’t worry, Johnny. You are the man"

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Johnny Walker alongside V. Oedzemir after UFC Saudi Arabia. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram @volkan_oezdemir

In a confrontation between athletes known for their great knockout power, Volkan was the one who came out on top and managed to prevail against his opponent. Still in the first round, the Swiss cornered Walker and with powerful blows to his rival's face managed to score another devastating victory on his way through the UFC. Currently, the athlete is riding high on two consecutive victories.

On the other hand, Walker is going through a delicate moment in his career. Favorite in bookmakers before the fight, the Brazilian ended up suffering a second knockout in a row and could lose his position as seventh place in the light heavyweight rankings (up to 93kg.)

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