Pennington (16-8 MMA, 13-5 UFC) defeated Bueno Silva (10-3-1 MMA, 5-3-1 UFC) by unanimous resolution to bag the vacant ladies’s bantamweight title in this past Saturday’s co-main tournament. Bueno Silva slowed down vastly through the fight, allowing Pennington to safe high preserve watch over on the bottom, and Cormier thinks Pennington have to have capitalized in opposition to an exhausted Bueno Silva.
“This fight used to be recurring because it felt love Raquel would possibly per chance per chance per chance compose Mayra Bueno Silva,” Cormier stated on his YouTube channel. “It felt love if she broke some distance from her and allowed for her or made her stand and alternate with her, she would possibly per chance per chance per chance compose her.
“But, as she stated internal the octagon, she used to be so conclude that she would possibly per chance per chance per chance feel it, that it used to be take at all charges and I mean, I can’t blame her. I can’t blame her. I understand how taxing and the blueprint in which mentally difficult it is to strive to turn into a UFC champion.”
Bueno Silva has some distance fewer UFC fights than Pennington, and Cormier stated that used to be evident in her efficiency.
“Mayra Bueno Silva’s inexperience no doubt confirmed in that fight,” Cormier stated. “She used to be very drained very early. She expended methodology too great energy no longer handiest in the fight however in the fabricate to the fight, because her expectation of the methodology it used to be speculated to play out used to be a tad bit unrealistic, and I mediate in a transient time she used to be reminded that she used to be now combating at a level that she had no longer competed at prior.”
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