November 9th, 2011
Tiger Muay Thai and MMA Phuket Alumni Cyrille Diabate suffers disappointing defeat @ UFC 138
Tiger Muay Thai and MMA Phuket Aluni Cyrill Diabate faced Australian BJJ Pioineer Anthony Perosh at UFC 138 in the UK. Showcasing superior footwork and ring movement in round Diabate used rangy punches to win the score cards for round 1.
Anthony Perosh, a teammate of Tiger Muay Thai alumni Elvis Sinosic looked to move the bout to the floor in round 2 as the fight began to play out as a classic striker Vs. grappler bout. Catching an aggressive kick to the body by Diabate, Perosh was able to get the bout to the mat and secure the RNC at 3:09 of the 2nd round.
Diabate a legend in French MMA watched his UFC record fall to 2-2. Look for Cyrille to regroup during his next training camp and return to the octagon with vengeance.