Make no mistake about it: Paul Felder had one of those Saturday nights that proved that a fighter can win even when his opponent is the one who raises his hand.
Felder (17–6 MMA, 9–6 UFC) met former UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 182 in Las Vegas, the main event of UFC Fight Night 182.
The RDA displayed a former version of itself, which once made them the top 155-pounder in the world, winning decisions over Felder on scores of 47–48, 50–45 and 50–45.
But Felder made a valiant effort in defeat, forcing the bout to earn “Knight of Fight” honors. Then he goes out and will put you in one of the ugliest MMA interviews with Michael Bisping during the ESPN + Post-Fight Show.
This is already the type of thing that will increase your stock with your fans. Then, later in the night, footage of Felder being stitched appeared on Instagram. About 37 minutes, actually.
Some of this footage is not for Squish. But if you don’t mind a medical procedure point of view, Felder is in a remarkably chained mood for what he’s doing, and offers the same honest insight into his own performance that he would have given others. Is when he is working as a UFC color commentator.
“You forget about money while you’re there,” Felder says at one point. “You’re not thinking about money when he’s hitting me in my ribs … and the coaches are yelling at you, ‘This is your cage, and you’re thinking,’ Is this it? I’m very Is hitting hard. ”
You can watch the full video courtesy of Butcher Punch Entertainment below, Brian Butler:
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