UFC 263: Terrance McKinney vows new celebration after 7-second KO marred by knee harm


Terrance McKinney failed to stay the touchdown as he celebrated his smashing UFC debut Saturday night time. Ache.

The light-weight was enthusiastic about his seven-second knockout of Matt Frevola at UFC 263. McKinney climbed the Octagon fence, posed for the gang after which dismounted. He wound up pulling a Gramatica and injuring his proper knee.

He stayed on the canvas for just a few moments, too.

He informed ESPN’s Brett Okamoto in a postfight interview he thinks he simply “tweaked” his knee when he landed on his leg “bizarre,” however he additionally mentioned the knee was “tremendous tight” and that he will get an MRI.

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McKinney mentioned he does not often have a good time that approach, that he simply screams. His first response when he was harm, he mentioned, was, “‘Ah, rattling it, I want I did not try this.'” He mentioned he’ll need to work on totally different celebrations, “for positive,” for future fights.

And he figures to get extra UFC alternatives (if wholesome) after flattening Frevola with an enormous left hand. The 26-year-old had been in 13 professional fights (10 wins) earlier than Saturday. The UFC known as him Tuesday to step in for Frevola’s unique opponent, Frank Camacho, who was injured in a automobile crash. 

“I undoubtedly know I belong right here,” McKinney informed Okamoto. “I simply had to sharpen up my standup. And I knew as soon as my standup was full, I might stand with anybody within the UFC, the highest 10.” 

The standing, he has down pat. The leaping wants work.

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