UFC rising talent Raul Rosas Jr has become the youngest fighter to fight and win in the UFC. At UFC 282 he defeated Jay Perrin in the very first round of the fight. He looked unstoppable that night and excelled all the expectations of the UFC fans. Even UFC President Dana White is amazed at the young kid’s talent. Raul Rosas jr is just 18 years old and it looks like he will have a great future in the UFC.
At UFC 282 Raul Rosas jr made his UFC debut. At mere 18 years of age, he was ready to showcase his MMA skills on the biggest stage. In his UFC debut, he fought Jay Perrin. Jay has good experience of 16 fights in his MMA career and has won Ten of those fights. The fight was one the most dominant performances for a debutant. Raul Rosas Jr walked right through Jay Perrin. He submitted Jay with a rear naked choke.
Dana White talks about Raul Rosas Jr meme
In the post-fight press conference UFC president, Dana White had lots of praising words for Raul. Dana stated that he was really impressed with his performance. Dana White also talked about memes that many people had sent to him. He said that the fact Raul Rosas won his UFC debut fight and will still be going to school was pretty funny for the UFC boss.
Dana White also gave lots of props to Rosas jr for not getting crumbled under the bright lights. He said that many people feel the pressure of the UFC but Rosas jr performed even better tonight than in his previous outing.
“UFC jitters are very real. It happens to all of the guys. I don’t care how good you are, how confident you are. It’s a real thing and he overcame it tonight at a very young age.
“There’s a hysterical uh meme that people are sending me tonight of him in school next week it’s pretty funny if you check it out online.”
Raul Rosas Jr wants to buy a minivan with his bonus money for UFC 282
Rosas Jr has finally made it to the UFC, and that too with a bang. He scored a first submission win over Jay Perrin in his debut. After securing a brilliant win and becoming the youngest fighter in the history of the promotion to do it, he asked Dana white for a 50k bonus.
In his octagon interview with Joe Rogan, he said that he wants to buy a minivan for his mom. He said that he wanted that minivan so that his mom can drop him off at the UFC performance institute.
His wish of buying the van might become true as the UFC president awarded him a bonus. During the post-fight press conference, Dana White reveals that all the fighters who scored finishes at UFC 282 will get a $50k bonus from the promotion. Dana White also specified that Raul Rosas Jr can now get himself that minivan.
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