Pros react after Paddy Pimblett stops Jordan Leavitt at UFC London

By Chris Taylor - July 23, 2022

Today’s UFC London event featured a highly anticipated lightweight contest between Paddy Pimblett and Jordan Leavitt.

Paddy Pimblett, Jordan Leavitt, UFC London

Pimblett (19-3 MMA) had most previously competed in March of this year, earning a first round submission victory over Rodrigo Vargas. That win had extended Paddy’s win streak to four in a row.

Meanwhile, Jordan Leavitt (10-2 MMA) had last competed in April of 2022, where he earned a split-decision win over Trey Ogden. ‘The Monkey King’ had put together a 3-1 record since joining the UFC ranks in December of 2020.

Tonight’s ‘Pimblett vs. Leavitt’ resulted in another stoppage win for ‘Paddy the Baddy’. After a back and forth opening round, the Liverpool native was able to take the back of his American opponent early in round two. From there, ‘The Baddy’ promptly sunk in a rear-naked choke which forced Leavitt to tapout.

Official UFC London Result: Paddy Pimblett def. Jordan Leavitt via submission (rear-naked choke) in Round 2

Check out how the pros reacted to ‘Pimblett vs. Leavitt’ below:

Post-fight reactions to Paddy Pimblett defeating Jordan Leavitt at UFC London:

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