Paddy Pimblett and Luigi Vendramini faced off in a Lightweight clash tonight (Sat., Sept. 4, 2021) at UFC Vegas 36 from UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Pimblett opened the bout with an athletic kicking game, landing well while Vendramini swung back with counters. The two traded calf kicks, and Pimblett scored with a hard left. Vendramini then cracked his foe with a left hook, switched to the double leg, and threw his foe to the mat. From top position, Vendramini landed a few elbows before Pimblett escaped to his feet. Hard low kick from Vendramini, but Pimblett did answer with with a couple punches. Pimblett’s kicks began to flow again, but Vendramini landed heavy with another left. The Brazilian was bullying his foe a bit. Pimblett’s high chin was getting him caught by looping shots, and his takedown was denied along the fence.
All of a sudden, Pimblett went wild with a combination, and his right hand stunned Vendramini! “The Italian Stallion” backed into the fence and Pimblett flurried wildly, landing a huge series of shots that sent his opponent crumbling to the canvas.
It wasn’t easy, but Pimblett lived up to his pre-fight promises.
Result: Paddy Pimblett defeats Luigi Vendramini via knockout