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Jonny Parsons discusses his first UFC win at UFC London

Jonny Parsons wasted no time picking up his first career UFC victory as he did it in his debut at UFC London.

Parsons has been around the UFC scene for some time know has he is the muay thai coach at Syndicate MMA in Las Vegas, Nev. and has cornered a number of fighters in their fights.

Obviously to be coaching at a gym like Syndicate, Parsons has to be a great coach and as far as his own fighting career goes, he’s pretty dang good there too.

Parsons had previously fought in Jorge Masvidal’s iKON FC promotion and even appeared on Dana White’s Contender Series, but now finally in 2023, Parsons finally got to make his UFC debut.

For his first fight, Parsons traveled across the pound to London, England to fight in the 02 Arena.

Fight week was fun for Parsons as he got to pick up his first fighter kit and take part in media day, but the week also had some struggles.

Throughout the course of fight week, Parsons didn’t really get much sleep, but he proved rest is for the weary as he made a great first impression in his first UFC fight.

Parsons fight with Danny Roberts got off to a rough start, not because of the fight itself, but because UFC octagon announcer Bruce Buffer had a microphone that wouldn’t work, and the crowd began to rain down jeers as Buffer was being given a new microphone.

Eventually the microphone was fixed, and the fight started and Parsons and Roberts had a very technical first round with both men trying to get an edge on one another.

Finally in round two, Parsons got the opening he needed.

In that round, Parsons was able to cut the distance and land a short right hook that dropped Roberts and from there Parsons would tee off and rock Roberts over and over again before the referee stoppage the fight with just three seconds left in the round.

Following the TKO win, Parsons spoke with MyMMANews about the win, his first fight week, his call out of Paddy Pimblett in which he admits he frozen up when Michael Bisping put the microphone in his face and balancing his life as a coach, fighter and father.

You can watch his full interview in the video above.

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