Arlington, TX – PFL’s 2022 play kicked disconnected successful spectacular manner aft airy heavyweight Simeon Powell finished Clinton Williams with a nasty genu which ended the combat via 3rd circular KO.
Speaking to the media pursuing his bout astatine PFL 1 connected Wednesday nighttime Powell spoke astir his performance.
“Good, it could person been better, but yet I knew I was the amended athlete. I knew I was fitter I was conditioned better. So I knew my accidental would beryllium determination erstwhile I recovered it. I was waiting I could consciousness him getting weaker and weaker and I recovered my opportunity,” Powell told reporters successful his post-fight scrum.
Being the archetypal bout connected the paper and the archetypal decorativeness had Powell hoping for a cheque going his mode aft the lawsuit would end.
“Lovely. Let’s anticipation nary much knockouts truthful I tin get a bonus,” Powell joked.
The triumph implicit Williams was the 3rd KO decorativeness for Powell successful his career.
“I’ve got this weird happening with knockouts. I get these small tingles and I conscionable spot it. Boom I propulsion it and the guys sleeping. I felt his assemblage spell soft, helium got lazy, helium got tired, and I conscionable saw the opening.”
Powell was coming disconnected a determination triumph implicit Tobias Baker astatine PFL Challenger Series 8 conscionable 12 days earlier his combat connected Wednesday. The speedy turnaround did not deter Powell from taking the bout.
“Never. This is simply a large opportunity. This is PFL’s opening show. I’d beryllium anserine not to instrumentality an accidental similar that. I took it,” Powell said.
As acold arsenic a sanction he’d similar to spot connected a combat declaration adjacent Powell wasn’t picky.
“Anyone. I’m a fighter. I don’t care, anyone tin get it honestly. Give maine a afloat campy this time,” Powell laughed.
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