In a battle of the subsequent era of the sunshine heavyweights, Jimmy Crute KO’d Modestas Bukauskas. The 24 yr previous Australian who has UFC veteran Dan Kelly in his nook, fired proper arms with laser precision to complete the battle.
Jimmy Crute and Bukauskas seemed to commerce early, with Crute chopping away on the Lithuanian’s lead leg after which use his highly effective proper hand as a fast comply with up. Modestas did stuff a fast take down try of the previous Dana White Contender Collection fighter.
Alongside the fence nevertheless, Jimmy Crute landed an unintentional knee to the groin. Bukauskas was nearly instantly prepared to start out the motion once more although. In hindsight, maybe he ought to have taken extra time.
Jimmy Crute, who additionally trains with heavyweight boxing celebrity Dereck Chisora, fired and landed extra rights in an trade. He additionally continued to redden Modestas Bukauskas’ lead leg.
Jimmy Crute with a transparent energy differential
A counter proper that got here proper down the center dropped Modestas. Shortly getting up he was clipped once more by one other one. A left hook alongside the cage was all that referee Anders Ohlsson wanted to see, stopping the motion. Jimmy Crute instantly jumped over the cage, going proper to the desk the place UFC President Dana White was sitting. And White congratulated him. The efficiency presumably units him up for a submit battle bonus.
The two:01 of the opening spherical end was his eighth win within the 1st spherical. The loss for Bukauskas ends a 7 battle win streak. Publish battle, Jimmy Crute did inform Daniel Cormier that he’d love a battle towards Nikita Krylov subsequent.
Printed 18 Oct 2020, 06:30 IST