Casey Kenney has already competed four times in 2020 but that is not plenty of for him.
Kenney fought for the 2nd time in October at UFC 254 versus Nathaniel Wood where he edged out a very near decision acquire. It was a back-and-forth battle and a single that resulted in them successful the Struggle of the Night time bonus.
For Kenney, he states he predicted the struggle to perform out just like that but was not far too pleased with the commentary stating he was gassed.
“I watched it and I had a very obvious acquire. We were being equally acquiring strike, but I was landing the even bigger pictures, pushing the pace,” Kenney mentioned to MMANews. “I had 15 minutes of getting sharp, rapidly, reactive, and bought some takedowns. That is all I could do as a mixed martial artists in there. I assumed he would go down but he is a challenging dude. The only issue I didn’t do was get a complete in there.
“The initially spherical was 110 per cent. ‘DC’ was chatting a tiny little bit of shit about my cardio and I permit him know in the airport my cardio was good,” he later added. “I understood we would go 110 % to like 90 per cent. We had been the two sharp and quick the overall time.”
Now, adhering to the win, Casey Kenney is not so confident any bantamweights will be keen to see his title on the agreement. But, he is hoping to preserve the momentum likely and needs to fight all over again on UFC 256.
“I don’t know quite a few bantamweights who will be tremendous excited about drawing my identify,” Kenney described. “But, I’m outrageous as they arrive and I want a fifth struggle this 12 months. I would like December 12, which is UFC 256.”
Although Kenney does not treatment who he fights he appreciates a scrap against Tune Yadong would be a lover-friendly 1.
“I’m content with whichever they give me as I am in a very good posture where I can battle any person at bantamweight,” Kenney concluded. “I have to be sitting down fairly shut to the rankings, and I’d be down for Song Yadong. He is an fascinating fighter and brings the warmth. Let’s see if he can keep the pace for 15 minutes.”