MMA – Marked by an unprecedented well being disaster, the year 2020 was nonetheless wealthy in feelings for the UFC, with nice sporting performances. The sweat recapitulates the most excellent moments of the 2020 classic. Overview.
The Notorious Comeback
January 19, 2020. A protracted-awaited date at the begin of the year, which marked the return with fanfare of the former light-weight champion, after lengthy months of inactivity. An illustration in a number of seconds in entrance of Donald cerrone, with sequences, clinch shoulder strikes, a smashing kick, and an infernal floor & pound: the comeback was signed. A efficiency that would not be improved throughout the remainder of the year, particularly due to the international pandemic. Note the date of January 24, 2021, and fasten your seatbelts, as a result of the Irishman returns for the revenge towards Dustin Poirier. War in anticipation? Either manner, it’ll set off.
The mega hype Khamzat
196 hits towards solely 2 receipts, a submission and two knockouts… All this in three fights. The Swede of Chechen origin has notably distinguished himself this year at the UFC by validating two victories in 10 days, a report in the group. Now with a stability sheet of 9-0 in profession (for 9 finishes) amongst professionals, Khamzat Chimaev is making use of for a title shot in the coming months, in a minimum of two completely different classes (welterweight and middleweight). Quickly got here to the fore, he had an appointment with the quantity 3 in the class Leon edwards subsequent January, earlier than having to forfeit due to an damage. In any case, 2021 may open the doorways to a title-shot for him if he may verify the hopes positioned in him… Especially since Alexander Gustafsson’s teammate is in Dana White’s little papers. Just that, when he was nonetheless an illustrious stranger final spring. Creepy.
The mountains provoke one another
Since his spectacular victory over Paulo costa, Israel Adesanya desires to broaden. And not simply any, since he’s in the higher class (mild heavyweight), to face the defending champion Jan Blachowicz. A shock that guarantees to be brutal in view of the putting qualities of the two males. But his ambition doesn’t cease there, since he additionally appears to need to face Jon jones in a roughly close to future …
Bones has cleaned up the total mild heavyweight class and can be trying to the higher echelon. He may face the champion Stipe Miocic, and even the terrifying Francis Ngannou in 2021. As a end result, he begins a physical transformation appropriate for the class. Yes, when Jones does one thing, he does it effectively … or very effectively.