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May 2024 Showcases Exciting UFC Fights: Steve Erceg's Breakout and Angela Hill's First Submission Highlight Action-Packed Month

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The UFC packed a variety of fights into May 2024, catering to every fan's taste with an exciting line-up. From a thrilling championship match to quick knockouts and standout performances by rising stars, the month was a complete entertainment package spread across three events.

Breakout Star: Steve Erceg Steve Erceg again grabbed the spotlight with a standout performance. After a striking win in March, Erceg challenged for the flyweight title in Rio de Janeiro, elevating his status significantly. Despite losing, his resilient performance against Alexandre Pantoja highlighted his potential and marked him as a future contender at only 27 years old.

Submission Highlight: Angela Hill Triumphs Angela Hill made headlines by securing her first submission victory against Luana Pinheiro at UFC Vegas 92. The veteran fighter showcased her evolving grappling skills by executing a flawless guillotine choke, confirming her continuous improvement even late in her career.

Knockout of the Month: Esteban Ribovics Esteban Ribovics delivered the most spectacular knockout of the month by defeating Terrance McKinney in just 34 seconds at UFC St. Louis. His precise high kick showcased devastating power and timing, making it a memorable finish.

Fight of the Month: Alexandre Pantoja vs. Steve Erceg The title fight between Alexandre Pantoja and Steve Erceg at UFC 301 was a competitive and intense match, deserving of its main event status. Despite Pantoja retaining his title, the fight was closely contested, with Erceg proving his mettle as a worthy challenger.

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