- Saint-Denis landed a head kick to knock out Frevola in lower than two minutes
- Saint Denis known as out Justin Gaethje and Dustin Poirier who each sat cage-side
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Surging light-weight contender Benoit Saint-Denis shocked the New York Metropolis crowd by knocking out No 14-ranked Matt Frevola within the first spherical of their UFC 295 showdown. After one minute and 31 seconds, the Frenchman landed a head kick to attain the knockout.
Saint-Denis, who served within the French Military’s particular forces, started his post-fight interview by honoring fellow veterans.
‘This evening is all about combating, not simply within the cage,’ Saint Denis stated. ‘It’s Veterans Day. I’m very glad to be right here in Madison Sq. Backyard.’
Saint-Denis then known as out the highest fighters in a talent-filled light-weight division. He talked about Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje, who have been each sitting cage-side. He additionally known as out light-weight champion Islam Makhachev.
‘I higher get that BMF Title,’ Saint Denis added, refering to the ‘baddest motherf*****’ belt. ‘I’m coming for everyone.’
Benoit Saint-Denis knocked Matt Frevola out within the first spherical of their struggle at UFC 295
Saint-Denis known as out light-weight star and BMF Title holder Justin Gaethje following his win
Saint-Denis was booed in his walkout and introduction because the Madison Sq. Backyard crowd favored Lengthy Island native Frevola.
Nonetheless, after scoring the spectacular knockout, the New York Metropolis viewers confirmed their appreciation, applauding the Frenchman.
Now a winner of his final 5 fights, Saint-Denis improves his MMA document to 14-1 and 5-1 within the UFC.
Saint-Denis reiterated his want for a struggle with Gaethje for the BMF Title after the large display confirmed The Human Spotlight throughout his post-fight interview.
‘(Gaethje) I am an enormous fan, however I am gonna offer you extra,’ he stated.