LAS VEGAS – Rafael Estevam beat Charles Johnson with a unanimous determination Saturday to open up the preliminary card at UFC Struggle Night time 232 on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Have a look contained in the battle with Estevam, who missed weight for his UFC debut – and likewise had a nasty weight lower that led to a battle cancellation for what was alleged to be his debut in Might.
Estevam on the battle’s key second
“I believed I’d be capable of end him, however I’ve received to offer credit score to him as a result of he had his moments, particularly within the third spherical. He’s a troublesome man, however I’m glad for my efficiency on the finish of the day. Everyone has good days. Everyone has an opportunity and, I simply gained, so I’m glad.”
Estevam on his weight miss
“Slicing weight may be very, very powerful. I used to be not the primary (to overlook weight), and I’m not going to be the final one. I’m positive there are a lot of, many particulars to be mounted, and we’re going to repair these errors. Human beings make errors, and that occurs, however we’re going to work onerous to be sure that it’s not going to occur once more.”
Estevam on what he needs subsequent
“I’ve to take a seat down with my staff and have the UFC present me an opponent, however I assure that I’m prepared for anybody.”
To listen to extra from Estevam, take a look at the video of the complete post-fight interview above.
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