Tough UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir has decided to take to social media to show his sportsmanship following his recent title fight loss to the champion.
Boston, Massachusetts hosted an exhilarating night of fights on Saturday, Jan. 20. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) visited Boston’s TD Garden to present fight fans the amazing card of UFC 220.
In the night’s co-main event, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier faced off against rising title challenger Volkan Oezdemir in an war for the belt. In the end, the title shot simply did not go Oezdemir’s way.
Cormier put on a dominant performance over his opponent, earning a TKO finish in the second round. Now Oezdemir has come forward with a statement concerning the recent loss. Taking to Instagram, the fighter stated:
“So much respect for you @dc_mma. You deserve this title. It’s just the beginning for me, I’ll be back soon and stronger thanks to everyone for the Support, you guys are amazing! #Notime”