UFC newcomer Marcelo Rojo is a talented Argentinian standout from Combate Americas. But apart from his skills that earned him a 16-6 record and a fresh UFC contract, Rojo is known for his uhhh, “unique” post-fight celebrations.
Watch a compilation of his dinosaur victory celebrations below:
One of the most unique victory celebrations you’ll ever see @MarceRojoMMA makes his UFC debut Saturday night at #UFCVegas21 (via @combateamericas) pic.twitter.com/OiDMdLlEII
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) March 13, 2021
Rojo will make his UFC debut this weekend, as part of the Leon Edwards vs Belal Muhammad UFC Vegas 21 fight card. The 32-year old is set to face Charles Jourdain in a featherweight bout, which is a division higher than his recent bouts.
Rojo previously went 6-2 in three years with Combate, before getting a shot and signing with the UFC. He was initially supposed to make his debut last February, until his original opponent, Raoni Barcelos was removed due to COVID-19.
It will be interesting to see if he can pick up a win as the underdog, and if we’ll be able to see that velociraptor (or T-Rex?) celebration in the UFC.
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