Las Vegas, NV — Within the opening bout of the ESPN preliminary card at UFC 260, Omar Morales (11-1) went the gap with Shane Younger. The top end result was a unanimous choice win for featherweight Morales — his third within the UFC general. All three judges scored each spherical in his favor.
Reflecting on the bout, chatting with media retailers backstage on the UFC Apex, Morales famous that “[Young] solely checked one in every of my kicks. The remainder of my kicks, I observed had harm him. So he was the one who needed to readjust his sport plan.” Morales singled out his abilities on the mat. “He additionally discovered I used to be superior when it got here to the bottom sport as effectively. So he was the one who discovered himself in a bit of little bit of bother there.”
Now Three-1 contained in the UFC, Morales is trying to “struggle towards huge names.” After all, Saturday was his first win at featherweight, after beginning his UFC run at light-weight. “However many extra wins are coming after this one. I’m simply holding my head excessive, aiming excessive, and attempting to get larger names at every struggle.”
“I’m prepared at 145,” Morales added.
Watch the total UFC 260 post-fight press convention with Omar Morales above.