Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes was likely the next-happiest person in the marketing — behind Derrick Lewis — to have “The Black Beast” defeat Aleksei Oleinik at UFC Vegas 6 past weekend in Las Vegas.
That is for the reason that “Razor,” keeping continuous at No. 3 in the heavyweight rankings, is now one move closer to fighting the No. 4-rated Lewis. A victory would not only settle their longstanding beef, but also shift Blaydes into critical title contention.
“Derek confirmed some quite good submission defense,” Blaydes explained to MMA Information. “I really don’t know if it was his procedure or just the fact that he has a really big head. It was tough for Oleinik to post him. But I was amazed by his defensive jiu-jitsu and he obtained the knockout. Delighted for him mainly because that indicates we’re one step closer to preventing.”
Blaydes (14-2, 1 NC) has gained four straight and already disposed of rated contenders like Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem, just to title a handful of. But “weird” fans are stuck with “Razor” right until a person like Lewis can depose him.
“I truly feel like if you want to get rid of me, have Derrick do it,” Blaydes stated. “Because I do not consider anybody else can do it. Like he’s your finest shot. If the supporters never want to hear me any longer, he’s the a single to set me absent. Mainly because there won’t be anybody else.”
You will find always the winner of this bout.