A little increased? Unbeaten in seven fights, Ciryl Gane will face world No. 3 Jairzinho Rozenstruik on Saturday night time on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The French MMA fighter has the chance to climb the rankings and get nearer to a title combat.
How are you making ready for this big combat?
Like all different fights. Likewise, with the identical strategy. For the second, it’s working fairly properly, so we’re not going to alter habits. After that, there are variations between every opponent. We analyze and we attempt to adapt to the coaching to be prepared on the big day.
Jairzinho Rozenstruik, it is a very big music …
It’s nonetheless one thing else than Junior Dos Santos (whom he beat in December, editor’s note) certainly. He is No. 3 on the earth for heavyweights, it’s the step above. He’s a big hitter. But every opponent has strengths and weaknesses. It’s as much as us to work to reach with the most effective techniques.
Can this combat enable you climb the ranks and open the doorways to a title shot?
It’s the largest check of my profession, that is for positive. But I feel there shall be one or two extra fights to perhaps get the belt or, in any case, be eligible.
The Arena Podcast episode with Ciryl Gane
It may occur proper after this combat …
Yeah, you by no means know. The leaders of the UFC (probably the most prestigious of the MMA leagues) might shock us. If fighters get injured or no matter, it might probably go in a short time. But logically, I’ve two fights left.
At the UFC, we discuss McGregor, Adesanya or Nurmagomedov, however your class is likely one of the most unimaginable …
Indeed, we’re in what is completed greatest. These are the heavyweights, as in boxing for instance, it’s the strongest class. And the opponents are very sturdy. There is Dos Santos, Rozenstruik, Overeem, Miocic and even Francis Ngannou (the Franco-Cameroonian, world No. 1, editor’s word). Being a part of this class is powerful and it is an honor.
UFC fights often happen in Las Vegas or Abu Dhabi. Do you may have a choice ?
I’ll say Abu Dhabi anyway. The amenities there are fairly extraordinary. Well, and it is true, there’s the solar, it’s scorching and I favor. Las Vegas is fairly closed in the long run.
Would or not it’s a dream to compete for a world belt in France?
Obviously it will be a dream. To combat at house in entrance of his house crowd and his household could be great. So, a world belt …
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