LAS VEGAS – Miguel Baeza beat Takashi Sato with a second-round submission Saturday in the co-main event at UFC on ESPN 18 in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside the fight with Baeza, who stayed undefeated and picked up the first submission of his career.
Baeza on the fight’s key moment
“He’s a southpaw. That’s his main weapon he was finishing guys with. So I was just going to attack his arm, head and body. I wanted to make it really hard for him to throw that left.”
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Baeza on his corners’ work
“I’ve got great coaches and my team believes in me. I just believe in my team. They were saying be patient and it came to me.”
Baeza on what he wants next
“I feel like I’m doing the right things. I’m still winning and still getting better. I feel like I’m heading in the right direction. What I think the division sees in me? I don’t know, I’m not them. I feel like I showed more diversity in my entire game. That’s something for other fighters to think about.”
To hear more from Baeza, check out the video of the full post-fight interview above.