Previous to Justin Gaethje dealing with Eddie Alvarez at UFC 218 again in 2017, Eddie proclaimed the winner can be dubbed “UFC’s Most Violent Man.” After intense back-and-forth motion, Alvarez managed to knockout Gaethje to not solely win the award, but in addition hand “The Spotlight” his first ever loss.
Quick ahead to a 12 months and a half later, and the title to probably the most violent man on this planet has gone to Gaethje. That’s in line with UFC coloration commentator Joe Rogan, who was floored by “The Spotlight’s” first spherical knockout win over Edson Barboza final evening (March 30, 2019) at UFC on ESPN 2 (see it once more right here).
“To be thought of probably the most violent man in probably the most violent sport on this planet is a fucking loopy place, however in my thoughts @justin_gaethje is that man,” stated Rogan through a Fb publish.
“Congrats on an unbelievable KO victory final evening over probably the most harmful strikers within the sport!”
Transfer over, Francis.
Certainly, Justin has left behind a path of destruction over the course of his eight 12 months profession to the tune of 17 knockout victories. Throughout his time contained in the UFC’s Octagon, he’s knocked out James Vick, Michael Johnson and Barboza relatively violently.
Recognized for pushing the tempo and by no means backing down, even in opposition to an aggressive foe, Justin really leaves all of it within the cage, which is why he has develop into a fan-favorite and one of many most-anticipated fighters to observe compete.
In fact, his aggressiveness has at occasions value him, struggling knockout defeats to Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier after maybe moving into a bit overzealous. Nonetheless, it’s his model that has made him who he’s at present; which is among the most enjoyable and feared fighters no matter weight class.
Now, the query stays: Is he violent sufficient handy Khabib Nurmagomedov his first-ever defeat?
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