SALT LAKE CITY – Uros Medic beat Matthew Semelsberger with a 3rd-round TKO Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC 291 at Delta Heart in Salt Lake City.
Seize a gaze interior the battle with Medic, who has abet-to-abet knockout wins regardless of being the having a wager underdog in each fights.
Medic on the battle’s key 2d
“Things lovely came collectively. I started hurting him to the body – I reflect I noticed it on him a runt bit. He did occupy a gorgeous poker face, so I reflect I injure him even earlier. When the carry out used to be there, I don’t know precisely what took build. I did procure rocked. I discovered myself on my abet. I purchased up. I did sneak in some shots from the bottom with my upkicks, as I be conscious, and within the 2d round, I reflect I even dropped him kicking up”
Medic on combating in Utah
“I delight in it lots. I would maybe well learn about myself – I don’t know about residing within the city, however I’d desire to dwell here within the teach of Utah. … It’s miles so colorful. It rings a bell in my memory hundreds of Alaska, and I spent six years in Alaska. It’s gigantic good. I would maybe well learn about myself spending beyond regular time here, especially within the wintertime.”
Medic on teammate Beneil Dariush vs. Charles Oliveira
“Whenever you happen to guys be conscious, Beneil Dariush had a carry out lovely a few years ago (in opposition to) Scott Holtzman. (Dariush is) my main coaching accomplice. I delight in him to demise, lovely delight in your entire guys at Kings MMA. We educate so tense collectively. They’ve all had my abet. It’s been a one year that I didn’t battle, and in stutter that they all trained with me, irrespective of I obligatory, every time I obligatory. Benny went thru hell and abet (helping me) and lost his battle in opposition to Charles (Oliveira). So many issues took build in that camp.
“Charles used to be the easier man that night, however that wasn’t Benny that I do know and I need I would maybe well procure that battle abet for him as the Benny that I do know. I reflect Benny beats him 9 out of 10 instances, and that used to be that a form of instances. It’s now now not equivalent to any diversified sport.”
Medic on what he wants subsequent
“November? Yeah. Yeah. I I’d desire to, why now now not? I mean, there. Why now now not? If I’m healthy, if I’m ready, let’s jog. I’d hope to battle in Paris. Here’s what I obligatory because then I will be capable to jog to Europe and learn about my household. I carry out need UFC to help me out with my immigration so I will be capable to kind that out. I’m lovely here (within the U.S.), however for some reason, I’m quiet ready on the wander documentation to be sorted out and immigration draw is now now not the fastest draw working round here, and I realize – they’ve purchased hundreds of labor to help out. So I’m affected person, however at some point, I’m delight in, ‘What’s going on? The build can we delivery, and where does it cease?’”
To hear extra from Medic, test out the video of the fat put up-battle interview above.
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