Thales Leites had stated in an exclusive interview with Tatame that the victory by submission did not happen, but the Brazilian felt he gave a “nice gift” to the fans, on Friday , the preliminary card of UFC Fight Night 40, knocking out Trevor Smith.
“I am too happy. I Showed, once again, I am not only Jiu-Jitsu. I’ve traded with Nathan, with Horn, I’m training with very tough guys … Worked extensively. I have nothing to be afraid of to exchange. I worked my confidence in striking…we talk about playing the overhand above the opponent and that’s what I got, “said the athlete from Nova União, in chat with TATAME.com.br.