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UAE: 'Such a chess match' - Whittaker defeats Till in his most "stressful" and "technical striking" UFC fight02:46

UAE: 'Such a chess match' - Whittaker defeats Till in his most "stressful" and "technical striking" UFC fight

United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi
July 26, 2020 at 19:00 GMT -00:00 · Published

Australian UFC fighter Robert Whittaker described his win over English Daren Till as the most stressful and the most technical striking match he's ever had, during the post-fight presser at the UFC Fight Night event in the Emirati capital of Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

"It was a great fight, a stressful fight," said Whittaker who won by judges' decision 47 to 48.

Whittaker described the game to be "the most technical striking fight I've ever had," and added that "it was a chess match."

Till echoed his thoughts, saying the fight was "one of the toughest fights I've been in," adding that "it was just so mentally stressful, such a chess match."

Despite losing the fight, Till described himself to be "one of the top guys in this organisation, and I want to continue to be."

At the same press conference, Brazilian fighter Muricio Rua, aka 'Shogun' expressed his happiness to win his fight against Rogerio Nogueira, who fought and lost his last match.

UAE: 'Such a chess match' - Whittaker defeats Till in his most "stressful" and "technical striking" UFC fight02:46
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Australian UFC fighter Robert Whittaker described his win over English Daren Till as the most stressful and the most technical striking match he's ever had, during the post-fight presser at the UFC Fight Night event in the Emirati capital of Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

"It was a great fight, a stressful fight," said Whittaker who won by judges' decision 47 to 48.

Whittaker described the game to be "the most technical striking fight I've ever had," and added that "it was a chess match."

Till echoed his thoughts, saying the fight was "one of the toughest fights I've been in," adding that "it was just so mentally stressful, such a chess match."

Despite losing the fight, Till described himself to be "one of the top guys in this organisation, and I want to continue to be."

At the same press conference, Brazilian fighter Muricio Rua, aka 'Shogun' expressed his happiness to win his fight against Rogerio Nogueira, who fought and lost his last match.

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