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‘Starts to ‘Kick’ Her Belly’ – UFC Star, Who Suffered a Nasty Forehead Injury, Goes Out of His Way to Pay a Glorious Tribute to Serena Williams

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American tennis legend Serena Williams recently announced her retirement from her third-round loss at the US Open. Then, many other tennis players and sports personalities have honored the great tennis player via social media.

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Recently, UFC fighter Gregory Rodriguez paid the ultimate tribute to the tennis legend, naming his unborn child “Serena.” Notably, Rodrigues recently competed at UFC Vegas 60, where he made an impressive comeback by defeating Chidi Njokuani.

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Gregory Rodriguez opens up about naming his daughter after Serena Williams

In a recent interview, Rodriguez praised Serena and said: Serena was the best ever. I actually think it’s a prophecy for my daughter too, and she’ll love the name. When we say “Serena,” she really starts to “kick” her stomach.(Translated using Google Translate)

Rodriguez also talked about watching the Oscar-nominated movie King Richard. My wife and I watched the movie The Williams Sisters, and it was awesome. When I was a kid, she was already playing, and I tied myself up. Two black women, they exploded, “ He said as well.

Notably, Rodriguez sustained a horrific injury during his match against Chedi Ngokwane at UFC Vegas 60. He opened his forehead after Ngokwane injured his knee. Miraculously, he made a massive comeback in the match and knocked out Ngokwane to take the win.

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Serena joked about returning to tennis

Earlier in August, Serena Williams wrote an article for Vogue, announcing that the US Open would be her final tournament. Later, at the US Open, she only managed to reach the third round and bid farewell to the tennis world.

Watch this story: Serena Williams once slammed ex-coach Patrick Moratoglu for spoiling her chance to write history at the US Open

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Since retiring from professional tennis, she has shifted her focus towards her family and other businesses. She recently appeared on Jimmy Fallon to promote her new children’s book. On that show, she mocked changing the course of her retirement as Tom Brady. I felt like Brady started this trend and that many guys are following along. Even Alexis Ohanian, Serena’s husband, blamed Brady in this direction.

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Although Serena hasn’t spoken directly about returning to tennis, many fans are hopeful following her latest statement. Some of them hope to see her at the Australian Open in 2023. It is worth noting that Serena won her most recent Grand Slam title at the Australian Open in 2017, which may be lucky for her.

Will Serena return to tennis? Let us know in the comments.

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