LAS VEGAS – Mick Parkin beat Caio Machado with a unanimous determination Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC Combat Night time 232 on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Have a look contained in the battle with Parkin, who received his second straight determination win, each within the UFC, after beginning his profession with six consecutive finishes.
Parkin on the battle’s key second
“I had a recreation plan. It was to clinch and sluggish him down. I believe that labored. Perhaps I may begin just a bit bit quicker within the first spherical. I felt like I used to be simply standing in entrance of him. I ought to have moved my ft a little bit bit extra. With him being left handed, I by no means wish to be dipping that manner. I felt like I dipped that manner rather a lot. It felt like I used to be getting hit with pictures I shouldn’t get hit with. However I’ll have to look at it again.”
Parkin on the shut battle
“I believe he gained the primary spherical. It was a little bit of a blur. I believed I undoubtedly gained the second. After which I believe the final two minutes, I pushed the tempo hitting with some massive pictures. I believe that’s what gained it, possibly the final two minutes of the third spherical.”
Parkin on a tricky take a look at
“The final battle, I do know within the determination that was so much harder, quicker tempo. (I’ve) only a few issues to work on, however I haven’t watched it again but, so I can’t actually touch upon it. I really feel prefer it was a tough battle, and I really feel like I undoubtedly want them.”
To listen to extra from Parkin, take a look at the video of the total post-fight interview above.
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