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ABU DHABI – Ariane Lipski beat Luana Carolina with a first-round kneebar Saturday on the main card at UFC on ESPN+ 30 in Abu Dhabi.
Take a look inside the fight with Lipski, who got her second straight UFC win after back-to-back losses to start her tenure with the promotion.
Updated records: Lipski (13-5 MMA, 2-2 UFC), Carolina (6-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC)
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elevated his status in the middleweight division on Saturday when he defeated in the UFC on ESPN+ 30 main event. Hermansson (21-5 MMA, 8-3 UFC) added another notable name to his resume when he scored a first-round submission victory over Gastelum (15-6 MMA, 10-6 UF C) in the co-headliner, which took place at Flash Forum at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Check below for the top Twitter reactions to Hermansson’s victory over Gastelum at UFC on ESPN+ 30. * * * * We've arrived at the #UFCFightIsland2 co-main event. Middleweight contenders Jack Hermansson (@JackTheJokerMMA) and @KelvinGastelum scrap next.Full play-by-play: https://t.co/BwCpfSEWEF pic.
Key stat: Lipski’s win was the second fastest submission in UFC women’s flyweight history.
Lipski on the fight’s key moment
“I was very confident. We studied her game, so we knew we would have to pressure her. If it got to the ground, she would try to put me in the guard because she has a good guard. I was very confident on the ground and I was training very hard for the leg lock and the foot lock, too. … The fight was amazing, I was very confident. I wanted to win this fight by KO, but I was confident that if the fight went to the ground that I would submit her in the first round.”
Lipski on her confidence
“I feel very, very happy. I was very, very confident for the fight. I went to the octagon and just enjoyed and did my best. I have much more to show. I just want to get back as soon as possible.”
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Lipski on what she wants next
“I’ll look to the rankings, so I don’t have a name. I have to talk to my head coach and to my manager for the best option. I have no injuries. I’m healthy, I’m young and I’m hungry – very hungry for more victories.”
To hear more from Lipski, check out the video of the full post-fight interview above.MORE:
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