Winning a skill that doesn’t stand out, both rookie Natan Levy and Luana Pinheiro both won tickets to the UFC. The fighter selection match for UFC – Dana White Contender Series 35 took place with 5 pairs of matches.
In particular, the only 2 ending phases of the match were admired by President Dana White. Because neither of the boxers needed to use their already famous forte to finish off their opponents.
In the first match, Brazilian female boxer Luana Pinheiro – a Judo perfectionist with 6 out of 7 wins before all being locked in situations, defeated Stephanie Frausto with a continuous punch in the third minute. first.
Luana Pinheiro with a combination of punches knocking down the opponent
Witnessing this performance, Dana White, sitting under the surveillance chair, also had to recline to surprise when he did not expect the situation to progress so quickly. The Brazilian female rookie entered the UFC with an 8-1 record (2KO / 5 Submission, 1 point). In the next match, Israeli puncher Natan Levy also brought a more convincing performance.
Meeting Shaheen Santana, who had 5 out of 6 victories all with a squeeze with his forte of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Natan Levy was the opponent to be replaced urgently when Landon Quinones had to withdraw due to COVID-19 positive.
Not only did he gain the upper hand when he was a double attacker, but Levy also had 2 times the Santana animal went to the floor and discussed with American boxers. He won all the first 2 innings and excelled in getting out of the situation of catching the opponent’s back at the end of the second half.
Less than 1 minute at the beginning of the third half, Natan Levy ended the match with an arm triangle when he took up the position above Santana.
It is worth mentioning, Natan Levy was originally a Karate / Kungfu fighter with a style of My flower when he was still playing in the LFA tournament. However, the puncher born in 1991 won with the key moves.
The first squeeze in the third half helped Natan Levy win convincingly
Aside from Luana Pinheiro and Natan Levy, another puncher, Nikolas Motta, also joined the UFC after winning points against rival Joe Lowry.