VIDEO: Robelis Despaigne: 18-Second Victory Writes UFC History

"Despaigne's Debut: A Knockout in 18 Seconds"

Next Challenge Booked for Cuban Heavyweight Sensation

Robelis Despaigne, the undefeated heavyweight marvel, has wasted no time in the UFC, securing his next fight within the same month as his spectacular debut. The Cuban giant, standing with the longest reach in UFC history, needed just 18 seconds to dismantle Josh Parisian at UFC 299 on March 9.

Olympian’s Power: Despaigne’s Rapid Rise

A former Olympic medalist in taekwondo, the 35-year-old Cuban has transitioned flawlessly into MMA. His debut in the UFC was nothing short of historic, setting the stage for an exciting career ahead. Despaigne now looks forward to facing Waldo Cortes-Acosta at a UFC Fight Night in St. Louis on May 11.

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Heavyweight Showdown: Despaigne vs Cortes-Acosta

This upcoming bout was announced by Despaigne’s First Round Management and confirmed by sources including MMA Junkie. “The Big Boy” Despaigne’s career has been meteoric, with all his fights ending in the first round, showcasing his undeniable power and technique.

The Challenger: Cortes-Acosta’s Path to Despaigne

Cortes-Acosta, known as “Salsa Boy,” is coming off a career-highlight victory over former heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski. With a winning streak and a record to maintain, Cortes-Acosta presents a formidable challenge to Despaigne’s rising star.


Confirmed Fight: UFC St. Louis Highlights

As of now, the Despaigne vs Cortes-Acosta fight is the only confirmed match for UFC St. Louis on May 11. This matchup promises to be a significant test for both fighters, each looking to cement their position in the heavyweight division.

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