American Prime Team coach Marcos DaMatta is assured that climbing star Amanda Ribas will be a UFC entire world champion in the in close proximity to foreseeable future.
Ribas (10-1-) is coming off a vastly successful previous few a long time just after going undefeated at 4- with the UFC, picking up dominant victories around the likes of Mackenzie Dern, Randa Markos and Paige VanZant. The 27-year-previous has been tipped for superstardom by MMA critics and was recently voted WMMA Rankings Breakout Star of the Year for 2020.
Throughout a latest chat with MMA Junkie, American Best Team’s Jiu-Jitsu coach Marcos DaMatta was full of assurance when it arrives to Ribas and entirely believes she is going to be a UFC champion in the near long term.
“Certainly, she’s 1 of American Top rated Team’s long term champions – that we definitely consider. The rationale I say that is not since I train her. It’s just for the reason that she has the full deal. She’s a excellent striker, she’s an awesome judo participant, she has excellent jiu-jitsu, wonderful perspective, charisma and the record goes on and on.” he mentioned.
“She’s wonderful for 115. She’s very targeted. Her bodyweight is presently on battle week vary, in advance of agenda. Final combat, she was 125 (pounds) uncomplicated, so I believe her mentality is what helps make her a tiny distinctive. She’s not teaching just to conquer Mackenzie or Randa (Markos) or Paige or Marina (Rodriguez). She’s teaching to be the greatest.” he continued.
Ribas returns to the cage at the UFC 257 occasion on January 23, 2021, when she takes on Marina Rodriguez. The occasion can take put from the Etihad Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.