After two Contender Series shots, Andre Muniz had to make it count at UFC on ESPN+ 22

Andre Muniz beat Antonio Arroyo with a unanimous decision Saturday on the main card at UFC on ESPN+ 22 in Sao Paulo.

Take a look inside the fight with Muniz, who won for the fifth straight time.

Result: Andre Muniz def. Antonio Arroyo via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Updated records: Muniz (19-4 MMA, 1-0 UFC), Arroyo (9-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC)

Key stat: Muniz won the striking battle 85-47 and landed three takedowns.

Muniz on the fight’s key moment

“I came close to a submission or a knockout, but ended up spending a lot of energy. In the end, it was all heart.”

Muniz on getting his shot in the UFC

“I knew it would be a very difficult fight, but the UFC called me and I would never say no. I tried to do my best. It was enough to win, but I know it wasn’t my best.”

Muniz on what he wants next

“I participated in the Contender Series Brazil last year. I won my fight but did not get the contract. When this opportunity came up again, I didn’t think twice and tried to grab it as fast as possible.”

Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie

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