UFC Vegas 54: Davey Grant Wants Quick Knockouts, Not Fight Of The Night

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Las Vegas, NV – Sees similar each clip we spot UFC bantamweight Davey Grant successful the octagon it’s arsenic portion of a warfare connected the main card. Grant delivered erstwhile again erstwhile helium defeated Louis Smolka via knockout astatine UFC Vegas 54 connected Saturday night.

“I truly bask being successful breathtaking fights. Felt similar I got to amusement immoderate bully skills, and hats disconnected to Louis, helium brought it. And conscionable really, truly blessed to spell and get the finish,” Grant told reporters successful his post-fight scrum.

“One of my sayings is, ‘I expect a war, and past thing little is conscionable a bonus’. So I’m ever expecting a war, but I’m ever trying to sound them retired early. You don’t get paid for overtime. I conscionable privation to effort and get speedy finishes. I’m not present to effort and get combat of the night. I privation show of the night, I privation speedy knockouts, but I’ll instrumentality immoderate I tin get.”

Grant came retired of the gross arsenic helium usually does putting a batch of powerfulness into his strikes and trying to permission dents successful his opponents. Smolka seemed to instrumentality each Grant had to connection successful the archetypal round, and came retired successful the 2nd looking similar the fresher fighter. Grant looked fresher successful the 3rd round, and was capable to decorativeness the bout.

“I thought helium travel connected beardown successful the 2nd round. First circular I felt truthful comfy retired determination I conscionable couldn’t miss. Second circular helium deed maine with immoderate bully shots, I didn’t consciousness truly wounded disconnected anything, but it was a tricky round. He caught a kick, took my back, threatened with an limb bar,” Grant said.

“Second circular I was successful a fewer sticky situations, but coming retired successful the 3rd I conscionable felt truthful fresh. My conditioning truly came through.”

Grant mentioned moving with the Syndicate MMA squad helped rather a spot successful the fight.

UFC London is coming up aboriginal this year, and Grant near the doorway unfastened to get connected that card.

“I’m gonna get back, speech to the wife, you know. I mean London is coming up. I’m going to speech to my manager, speech to Sean Shelby, we’ll conscionable spot what’s happening. It’s ever bully to spell combat successful London. It’s the capital, and it’s been a agelong clip since I fought there,” Grant said.

“I’m blessed to combat anyone, anywhere, honestly. Don’t adjacent person to archer maine who, conscionable archer maine where, and I’ll crook up.”

Watch Davey Grant’s afloat UFC Vegas 54 post-fight media scrum above. More sum from the lawsuit tin beryllium recovered below.