Tom Aspinall surprises by choosing Alex Poatan's level in the stand-up department

Englishman leaves ego aside and praises the situation presented by the light heavyweight champion during fights

Current UFC interim heavyweight champion (up to 120,2kg) and eyeing a duel against Alex Poatán in the future, Tom aspinall he avoided adopting a provocative stance and praised the Brazilian. Amidst diverse stand-up talents currently in MMA, the Englishman surprised and chose the São Paulo native as the fighter with the greatest striking skills in the current day of the sport.

“If we can add Alex Pereira with his left hook. It's probably the best move in MMA right now. He literally touches anyone with his left hook and they fall down. Look at that, he has absolute dynamite in him,” Aspinall declared in an interview with TNT Sports.


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Protagonist of great numbers in the UFC, Alex Poatán claimed yet another victim UFC 303 when knocking out Jiri Prochazka with an unexpected kick at the beginning of the second round. With this feat, the Brazilian achieved his sixth knockout in his meteoric trajectory in the organization. In addition to these, the São Paulo native has three more victories on the fast track before joining the company chaired by Dana White.

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Moreover, Tom aspinall He is also known for his talent with powerful strikes in UFC fights. In seven victories in the organization, five were by knockout, two of which were in a row in his last appearances.

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