MMA – On December 19, for his first predominant occasion on the UFC, Khamzat Chimaev faces Leon Edwards.
Current quantity 3 within the welterweights, on a collection of 8 consecutive victories, Leon “Rocky” Edwards will strive to break the Khamzat Chimaev hype. Briefly taken out of the rankings, the native of Kingston ended up accepting this battle. He intends to move the ninth on December 19, and dot the i’s.
“Other than a title shot, I believe it is the largest battle. Obviously, Masvidal would have been superb too, however he turned the battle down. It is the largest battle to assure me the continuation. It was my thought for it. The UFC loves him. Dana loves him. They all assume he cannot be crushed. When I’m going to battle and beat him, I do not see what they’ll say subsequent to not give me my title shot. I’d be on a 9 recreation successful streak. “
“I know the UFC is hoping, Dana (White, President of the UFC – Editor’s note) anyway, I know he’s praying for this kid to win, but I’ll be too much for him in the cage, I’ll tell you say so. […] That is exactly what I feel. Dana, I’m gonna run over your guy. I am very impatient. It will be a very good evening in December. Leon Edwards told MMA Fighting
With many highlights throughout his profession and particularly an enormous successful streak since his determination loss to Usman, Rocky arrives assured. After all, he might have legitimately claimed a title battle given his standing.
Interviewed, by Ariel Helwani, Edwards added, “I believe he is acquired an excessive amount of hype. I used to be already 9-0 in profession, I already had a knockout in 8 seconds within the UFC. I did every thing he did. ”
– to lasueur.com