Manon Fiorot earned a second victory in as many fights at the UFC on Saturday night in Las Vegas. The Frenchwoman inflicted a terrible TKO on Tabatha Ricci during the second round and continues her ascent in the flyweight.
“If I manage a new knockout, I think I can go straight to at least the top 15,” Manon Fiorot promised for RMC Sport before her second fight at the UFC this Saturday in Las Vegas.
The level of her duel against Tabatha Ricci and the huge TKO inflicted by the Frenchwoman could quickly give her a chance against a member of the top 10 in the flyweight category. The 31-year-old Frenchwoman has had a second consecutive success in the octagon and now has a record of 7 wins (one loss) in MMA.
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Substitute at the last minute for Ukrainian Maryna Moroz, Tabatha Ricci hoped to secure a sixth victory among the pros for her UFC debut, but the Brazilian proved to be quite powerless against the fury of Manon Fiorot.
Much more offensive, “The Beast” attacked her rival and mastered her fight perfectly. If the Brazilian tried to bring this duel to the ground, the Niçoise perfectly defended and countered her rival. History to make its climb a little more within the prestigious organization led by Dana White, the Habs have further accelerated to extinguish their opponent of the day.
Fiorot: “I’m here to fight”
After a first and superb series of punches to send Ricci to the ground, Manon Fiorot finished the job brilliantly. If Tabatha Ricci briefly tried to get up, the French followed with a new deluge of blows along the cage and forced the referee to end the torture.
“It’s true that at the beginning I was a little disappointed with this change of opponent because I really wanted to show my level against a girl from the top 15, explained Manon Fiorot after her very convincing success. But after that it is my job and I’m here to fighter (sic). I’m really happy I was able to find this opponent in three days. Thanks to Tabatha Ricci. I hope to have another fight very soon. “
Still undefeated in two fights in the UFC, Manon Fiorot marked the spirits with her very big victory this Saturday. What will probably open the doors to the top 10 and the main card in Las Vegas very quickly. Small point to review, she may quickly have to abandon French to answer questions Michael Bisping after each of his victories in the octagon.