Michael Morales remains undefeated; defeated Fugitt at UFC 277

Michael Morales prevailed in his second fight in the UFC. He defeated Adam Fugitt. Photo: CaptureThe Ecuadorian Michael Morales was imposed on th

Michael Morales prevailed in his second fight in the UFC. He defeated Adam Fugitt. Photo: Capture

The Ecuadorian Michael Morales was imposed on the American Adam Fugitt, on the preliminary card of UFC 277, this July 30, 2022. The tricolor extended his record to 14 wins and no losses on the professional circuit.

Morales danced in the first round. The Ecuadorian tried to dominate from the beginning thanks to his superior range, his strategy was grab your opponent’s right hand and look for direct hits to the face

Despite his intention, Fugitt executed a takedown that the Ecuadorian managed to control, gThanks to a good defense. The assault ended with a good blow from the Ecuadorian, with his left hand, on the American’s chin.

In the second round, the tone was similar, with good combinations to the face of the American who was looking to shorten the distance. The Ecuadorian looked calm, confidentsmiled as he moved in the octagon.

During the fight, the presenters praised the good physical condition and technical conditions of the fighter from Pasaje, El Oro. At 23 years old, the athlete is one of the promises in the welterweight division.

The fight was decided in the third round. Morales felt like a winner, but in any case he went out to put pressure on the American, who had several cuts on his face. In the first minute of this assault, managed to knock out his rival, with a flurry of blows direct.

This was the passenger’s second fight in the UFC. The first was in January 2022, when he beat the American Trevin Gilesby KO Of the 14 victories registered, 12 were by way of completion.

Morales trains at the Entram Gym, from Tijuana, Mexico. The athlete plans to return to Ecuador, to take a short break and meet with his family and then resume his preparation.