Bellator 249: “Cyborg vs. Blencowe” takes place this 7 days (Thurs., Oct. 15, 2020) at Mohegan Sunlight Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Women’s Featherweight champion Cris Cyborg (22-2, 1 NC) puts her title up on the line in opposition to “Angerfist” Arlene Blencowe (13-7), winner of a few straight fights.
The fighters are scheduled to take part in what the marketing is contacting a “Virtual Media Day” this afternoon (Tues., Oct. 13, 2020), starting at 1:30 p.m. ET. Predicted members involve:
Cris Cyborg (1:30 p.m.) – Bellator Featherweight
Ricky Bandejas (1:45 p.m.) – Bellator Bantamweight
Saad Awad (2:00 p.m.) – Bellator Light-weight
Patricky Freire (2:15 p.m.) – Bellator Light-weight
Leandro Higo (2:30 p.m.) – Bellator Bantamweight
Mandel Nallo (2:45 p.m.) – Bellator Lightweight
Jaleel Willis (3:00 p.m.) – Bellator Lightweight
Arlene Blencowe (3:15 p.m.) – Bellator Featherweight
Christian Edwards (3:30 p.m.) – Bellator Gentle Heavyweight
Chosen information and memorable offers from the members will be obtainable below.
Cris Cyborg: “I’m never ever content material. I generally consider this way, this way motivate me every single time, each early morning when I wake up. I’ll be ready the working day of the battle.”
Cyborg: “The a person factor that tends to make me delighted is the true 145 pound (division). I always believe in the 145 pound division. Scott Coker indicators all the 145 pound ladies and it is likely to make for a wonderful division, good fights.”
Cyborg: “I’d (like to) have a dream combat in Japan, I’ve in no way had the possibility to combat in Japan, for me if I experienced the prospect make the most effective battle a promoter can do. It doesn’t matter exactly where it is at.”
Cyborg: “For me I feel very blessed to be where by I’m at but it’s really hard work. It just motivates me to maintain strengthening my sport. For now I’m focusing on Arlene Blencowe but all people is familiar with my desire is to have just one boxing struggle.”
Cyborg: “I believe Julia did fantastic in her very last struggle, and Cat Zingano I’m happy that she’s coming back again and fighting and she’d be a wonderful opponent for Julia Budd.”
Cyborg: “I in no way select my opponents, I always like to try out to be all set for every person. All my job I under no circumstances chose my opponents. I normally be ready and say of course.”
Cyborg: “Scott Coker respects me, it is a healthy romance, it is incredibly wonderful. I worked with him in advance of in Strikeforce, and when I observed him in Bellator it was like ‘welcome household.’ People today can see each working day how happy I am and how inspired I am to do each individual fight right here.”
Cyborg: “I know (some of) my fights complete early, but I usually get ready for 5 rounds. When I get started teaching, I’m getting improved just about every round, much better and improved. I respect all my opponents. The girls are receiving much better and you can see a ton of younger children schooling blended martial arts. Certainly this is extremely awesome and they are just going to get improved.”
Cyborg: “You know I genuinely love my job. When you really like your career you dedicate much more. I wake up every single morning delighted and I do my schooling every working day. I want to practice a lot more than my opponents. This motivates me. If you proceed to be disciplined in education and think in your self (the consequence is excellent). You just have to operate difficult.”
Ricky Bandejas: “I’m hoping Thursday we get the acquire and appear entire circle and redeem all the losses. I feel (135) is stacked man. I just can’t wait to combine it up with all of them.”
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