Jailton Almeida triumphed in his first UFC main event by submitting Jairzinho Rozenstruik in the first round at UFC Charlotte.
Jailton Almeida stunned audiences with his impressive first-round submission win against Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Charlotte. Now, many are questioning how close Almeida is to a UFC heavyweight championship opportunity. In response to Almeida’s fantastic performance, Mike Heck, Alexander K. Lee, and Jed Meshew discuss his future prospects and what we can learn from his recent success.
Additionally, the trio cover Johnny Walker’s decision victory over Anthony Smith in the co-main event, as well as Ian Machado Garry’s excellent first-round victory against Daniel Rodriguez. They also touch on the surrounding controversies related to preliminary fights between Ji Yeon Kim and Mandy Bohm, and Douglas Silva de Andrade versus Cody Stamann.
For those who want to catch the UFC Charlotte post-fight show, an audio-only version can be found on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and Stitcher. Overall, Jailton Almeida’s standout performance at UFC Charlotte has certainly sparked speculation about the surging fighter’s chances of acquiring a UFC heavyweight championship opportunity in the near future.