Paddy Pimblett Secures Monumental Victory Over UFC Legend Tony Ferguson at UFC 296

Photo: Instagram/Paddy Pimblett

In a stunning performance at UFC 296, Paddy Pimblett claimed the most significant win of his career by outpointing UFC veteran Tony Ferguson at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Known as 'The Baddy,' Pimblett showcased his skills in a thrilling encounter, dropping Ferguson with a powerful right hand in the final minute of the first round. 

The Liverpudlian fighter followed up with a flying knee and ground strikes, signaling a challenging night for the MMA legend.

Photo: Instagram/Paddy Pimblett

Despite Ferguson's resilience, Pimblett dominated the second round, maintaining top position and delivering punches, although Ferguson retaliated effectively from the bottom, causing visible damage.

Even with a relentless start to the third round by Ferguson, Pimblett managed to secure a crucial takedown and finished the fight on top.

Former Navy Seal David Goggins, who has supported Ferguson in the past, couldn't alter the course of the match. Pimblett, exhausted but determined, earned unanimous 30-27 scorecards from the judges, enhancing his flawless UFC record to 5-0.

In a sportsmanlike gesture, Pimblett urged the crowd to applaud Ferguson, acknowledging the potential end of the 39-year-old's remarkable UFC career, now on a seven-fight losing streak.

Looking ahead, Paddy Pimblett sets his sights on challenging ranked opponents in 2024 after this career-defining victory.

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Source: Talk Sports 


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