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Ludovit Klein misses a top-15 opponent after UFC Louisville

By meerna Jun11,2024

Ludovit Klein defeated Thiago Moises on Saturday by unanimous decision to close the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN 57 at KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Ky.

Take a look at the fight against Klein, whose current six-fight unbeaten streak in the UFC is second in the lightweight division behind champion Islam Makhachev with 13.

Result: Ludovit Klein def. Thiago Moises via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Updated records: Klein (22-4-1 MMA, 6-2-1 UFC), Moises (18-8 MMA, 7-6 UFC)
Key Statistics: Klein stuffed all eight of Moises’ takedown attempts and won the striking battle by an impressive score of 86-25.

Klein on the key moment of the fight

“That was our plan – to dominate on the ground and on the feet. He had some good kicks to my legs, but I was prepared for that. I felt better in striking and clinch fighting.

Klein on Moises’ danger in the grappling department

“I had to stay calm on the pitch because he’s a really dangerous guy.”

Klein about what he wants next

“Maybe I’ll be in the top 15. But I hope my next opponent will be a top 15 fighter because I’m ready to fight the best. I hope to (come back) soon. I’m not injured. I’ll go home, take five days off, then go back to the gym and be ready for the next fight at any moment.

To hear more from Klein, watch the video of the full post-fight interview above.

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By meerna

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