UFC champion, De Randamie set that blows after the bell ‘to happen in the fight’

UFC champion, De Randamie set that blows after the bell ‘to happen in the fight’

Germaine de Randamie conquered in the night of Saturday to Sunday, the first Dutch woman to a mixed martial arts (MMA)-world title in a UFC tournament.

After the end of her party in New York, said the newly crowned world champion in the featherweight of a ‘close’ match.

“Especially in the third round was very close, a real battle”, be De Randamie after the end in the ring on the round in which they considerable attacks of her opponent, Holly Holm (35) had to turn.

De Randamie, who, after the fifth and last round won after jury consultation, indicated that they had the idea that her opponent throughout the contest, not really wanted to fight. “I know. I always want to fight.”

Then she continued with the words: “the Netherlands, you have a UFC champion!”

UFC-world title featherweight Germaine de Randamie

The 32-year-old De Randamie defeated in New York Holly Holm out of the US for the UFC world title in the featherweight.

The 35-year-old Holm gold until about a month ago as large titelfavoriet, but at the bookmakers, the odds of The Randamie the last couple of weeks and still higher shall be considered.

De Randamie leave the stadium with the world title in the bag.

Germaine de Randamie with one of her coaches.

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The commotion

De Randamie has caused some rumor, because they are in two different rounds of blows after the bell would have been distributed.

“That happens in the heat of battle. So I’m not”, was the comment of the Utrecht, who, after booing received in the stadium.

The netherlands previously had a male world champion in MMA. In 1998, conquered Bas Rutten the zwaargewichttitel.

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Germaine de Randamie wins as the first Dutch woman UFC title

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