Mateusz Gamrot effectively returned to the UFC cage. The Poles of October appeared in the largest and most important mixed martial arts federation for the first time, but lost to Guram Kutateladze due to a split decision by the judge, and in the second round on Saturday night Defeat Scott Holtzman in the knockout round.
The Pole definitely had the upper hand in the first round of the game, which can be best proved in the data of this game. Gamrot gave his opponent 26 major hits, and these 40 attempts increased his efficiency by 65%. For comparison, Holtzman only produced 8 such strokes, with an efficiency of only 24%.
Despite Gamrot’s obvious advantage, the judges reached the first round in a unanimous vote. When Mike Bell and Sal Damato won the Polish pole victory 10-9, Tony Wicks voted for Holzman in the same proportion in this round.
Fortunately, Gamrot did not turn the matter over to the judge. The Pole confronted his opponent in the second round and ended the game with a shocking right-hand blow. This hit the opponent, which put him on the board and made a series of blows on the ground. “Polish power is real”-Comment on Gamrot’s victory on UFC’s official Twitter profile, which is a reference to lightweight champion Jan Błachowicz’s “Legendary Polish Power”.
Gamrot is a former KSW lightweight and lightweight champion. The 31-year-old man from Poznan has been a UFC player since September last year.