Soa Palelei showed why he is the hulk in his fight with Ruan Potts. Palelei did not waste much time and took him down. Give Potts credit by looking for two chokes and one armbar attempts, but Palelei caught him with a left hook while in mount to knock him out with one punch.
Soa Palelei has 16 knockouts, 4 submissions with only 1 knockout and 2 submission losses in his pro MMA career coming into this fight. He has won his last TEN fights which is amazing. He made his UFC debut against at Nikita Krylov UFC 164 – Henderson vs. Pettis 2 on Aug / 31 / 2013 which he won that fight via 3rd Rd TKO. In his last fight he beat Pat Barry via 1st Rd KO at UFC Fight Night – Hunt vs. Bigfoot on Dec / 07 / 2013. The most amazing stat is that he is coming into this fight with ten straight knockout victories.
Ruan Potts is coming into this fight with 4 knockouts, 4 submissions, but only has lost once via decision. He is 3-1 in his last four fights. He lost to Andrew van Zyl at EFC Africa – Extreme Fighting Championship Africa 18 on Mar / 01 / 2013 via Unanimous decision. He then beat Mahmoud Hassan at EFC Africa – Extreme Fighting Championship Africa 21 on Jul / 25 / 2013 via 1st Rd ankle lock. He beat Ricky Misholas at EFC Africa – Extreme Fighting Championship Africa 24 on Oct / 10 / 2013 via 1st Rd triangle choke and then revenged his loss against Andrew van Zyl at EFC Africa – Extreme Fighting Championship Africa 26 on Dec / 12 / 2013 via 1st Rd armbar.
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