Getting invested the prior year and a 50 percent without having a fight, welterweight Bobby Nash was more than eager to get again in the cage and contend once more when he confronted Spencer Jebb in the initial spherical of the XFC’s 170-pound Grand Prix on November 11.
According to Nash, it did not choose extended for him to settle back again into a fight right after getting this kind of a prolonged time off. In picking up a gain just a few and a 50 percent minutes into the fight, it was obvious he experienced not lost a step.
“I was coming into that battle extremely completely ready,” Nash told MMAWeekly.com. “I experienced a whole lot respect for Spencer Jebb. He’s truly difficult staying capable to complete a dude like Spencer in round one the way I did provides me a ton of self esteem. I’m quite happy about it.
“It experienced been a year and a fifty percent considering that my very last battle. I was eager to get in there and showcase my expertise. Getting equipped to go in there and battle was amazing. It’s been a year and a 50 %, and I have been in the health and fitness center every single day, so it was good heading out and combating.”
Acquiring earlier very last fought in May possibly of 2019, Nash feels like the fighter he is around a calendar year later is far better than he a person he was last time he stepped into the cage.
“I’ve been operating on all my competencies. I’ve genuinely been focusing on my hanging and my conditioning,” explained Nash. “I appear from a higher education wrestling history, so some of the techniques I wanted function on was my placing, my MMA transitions, and my conditioning.
“I generally thought that if I got in improved condition and preset a number of things I could be a single of the ideal in the globe. I have been correcting a large amount of issues I wanted to. I feel I’m a improved fighter this calendar year than final year, and following yr I’ll be even superior by leaps and bounds.”
Immediately after obtaining to wait around this kind of a very long time in between bouts, remaining aspect of the XFC’s welterweight event usually means that Nash is aware of who he’s combating future, which he feels will make for an even far better overall performance upcoming time out.
“I really like the match model,” Nash said. “I can research the bracket. Usually I really do not get an opponent until eventually a number of months out, so possessing an opponent now and being equipped to research him presently is magnificent. The more time I have to research my opponents the improved I’m likely to be in the cage.”