Alan Patrick Picks Up Surprising Decision At UFC 169

Alan Patrick Picks Up Surprising Decision At UFC 169

Alan Patrick’s name being called Saturday at UFC 169 surprised many, as the Brazilian scores a decision over John Makdessi.

For Patrick, he felt in control of the fight after the opening round of action.

“I faced a great opponent who tried to tie me up all the time,” he said. “My plan to was keep fighting with him and I did it.”

Patrick stated that he felt Makdessi was “desperate after the first round, so that’s the reason I could take him down every time when I wanted.”

The win improved Patrick to 12-0 in his career, including back-to-back wins inside the Octagon.

Makdessi held a plus-21 advantage in the significant striking, but Patrick scored on two takedowns.

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