United States.- In the framework of the preliminary fights of UFC Charlotte, Matt Brown defeated Court McGee. The fight ended in round one, with Brown scoring a powerful knockout. The 42-year-old veteran reached the record for most knockouts in the UFC, with 13 in total, tied with Derrick Lewis for first place. Now, company president Dana White has kind words for his career and endurance in the sport.
In his statements, White highlighted the power Brown still possessed, despite his age. He also highlighted the importance of having this type of fighter in the business, claiming that prospects such as Brown or Jim Miller remain an important part of the promoter’s active roster.
To start, Dana said: “If you can go out there and get in the pocket and start trading another guy, and you have Matt Brown and a chin-up kind of power, look at that.” Great to have two OGs come out and do it like they did. Both great guys. I’m happy for Matt.” Brown has been actively competing for the UFC for over ten years.
Additionally, White said: “You’ve got that, you’ve got Jim Miller, I mean there’s still some people out there, they’re all different when it comes to longevity. When you say , how does Matt have such longevity? Strength matters to Matt. Jim Miller stamina, durability, his submission game.”
In closing, Dana White said: “Every boy has his thing, and for little boys, whatever their style, but the most important thing in this game is consistency. I have a lot of respect for these guys who Want to stay in the game so much that they keep going through surgery after surgery. How mentally strong do you have to be to stay in the game and still go through different surgeries and all these things.
Undoubtedly, warriors like Matt Brown are an inspiration to the young prospects. As a result of his strong performance at UFC Charlotte, the company rewarded Brown with a bonus for best performance of the night. Due to Matt’s knockout history, bonus awards are something that have become commonplace for the fighter.