Ebene News – CA – UFC Vegas 25 Video: Giga Chikadze Ends Cub Swanson With Brutal Kick And Calls Max Holloway Next

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Giga Chikadze made the most of her co-main event spot at UFC Vegas 25 on Saturday night

To win his eighth consecutive fight, the former kickboxer turned mixed martial artist used his signature strike dubbed the ‘Giga Kick’ – an absolutely brutal kick – which dropped Cub Swanson early in the first round The grimace on Swanson’s face was undeniable and it only took a few more punches for referee Jason Herzog to stop the fight

“I’m so happy,” Chikadze said after the win “I have enormous respect for Cub but that’s what it is I had to do it I had to tell all the 15 best guys that I am there If you didn’t know my name, now you know “

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Chikadze was preparing his knockout move as soon as the fight started by keeping Swanson at the end of his punches and kicks while turning to maintain his distance

After throwing a head kick, Chikadze then waited for the perfect opening where he unleashed the kick that blew up Swanson just below his ribs and he immediately collapsed to the ground

Chikadze celebrated the win after asking the UFC to give him a ranked opponent and the opportunity to shine in the spotlight like this Now with eight straight wins, including a perfect 6-0 CV in the game. ‘UFC, Chikadze looking for an even bigger step in the competition for his next fight

“There is a guy who had one of the best performances in the Max Holloway featherweight division, it would be an honor to beat you because you are one of the best,” Chikadze said in addressing the former featherweight champion “I really want to beat you

“If not, this fight wouldn’t take place, maybe your old opponent Calvin Kattar You’re expecting some exciting fights, I’m here”

It’s impossible to know if he will have the chance to face Holloway or Kattar next, but Chikadze certainly deserved the opportunity to face a higher ranked opponent, especially after the performance he had at the UFC Vegas 25

Giga Chikadze, Cub Swanson

Ebene News – CA – UFC Vegas 25 Video: Giga Chikadze ends Cub Swanson with a brutal kick, calls Max Holloway next

Source: https://www.mmafighting.com/2021/5/2/22415380/ufc-vegas-25-video-giga-chikadze-finishes-cub-swanson-with-brutal-body-kick-calls-max-holloway-next