UFC President Dana White offers his high 3 fighters to watch in 2021, and is banking on the Dana White Contender Series to convey in loads of different expertise.
At the time of the steadiness sheet of 2020 at the top of the 12 months, Dana White gave a highlight on 2021 throughout her participation in the SHOUT! The Buffalo Football Podcast, commenting on the emergence of recent expertise in the UFC and naming the 3 fighters he believes ought to make the headlines subsequent 12 months.
“Of course, Khamzat (Chimaev),” quoted White first, earlier than explaining his alternative.
“What I like about this child is that he desires to struggle on a regular basis. The guys who’re pretty much as good as him and wish to struggle on a regular basis, few need to face him, so it is laborious to struggle. You add COVID to that and that is the place we’re. Everyone requested me this weekend why he had withdrawn from the struggle. He had COVID. He’s a savage. He tried to come again to the fitness center and practice regardless of that, however I suppose his lungs did not reply, so the physician needed him to get some relaxation earlier than coaching once more. He does not even need it to resume for some time in January. “
“Then you have him: Kevin Holland,” continued the UFC president. “Another man like Chimaev, who desires to struggle on a regular basis. The child went 5-0 in 2020… He’s enjoyable, he is thrilling. A good-looking boy. And lastly, the opposite could be Joaquin Buckley, who had in 2020 – not in 2020, however all time – he achieved one of the viral moments in UFC historical past with this knockout (in opposition to Impa Kasanganay). “
(*3*) Dana White concluded.