For most fighters the spring and summertime of 2020 was a lost time because of to the novel coronavirus pandemic, but the down time did not dampen 2020 for light-weight David Onama.
Coming off his to start with win of the 12 months in February, Onama returned to action in fall, choosing up two far more victories in August and October to complete out 2020 undefeated, strengthening his over-all report to 6- in the course of action.
“2020 had been a large amount for me,” Onama told MMAWeekly.com. “I experienced a whole lot to operate on. There are instances the place I go again and look at film and observed points I desired to perform on.
“In 2020 what I did was watch film and worked on what I required to perform on to get much better. I’ve been attempting to stage up and get greater and attempting to increase working day by day.”
Remaining recognized much more for his stand-up game, Onama concentrated a whole lot of his teaching in 2020 on his ground video game and feels like he’s made good measures forward there although nevertheless acknowledging it’s a perform in progress.
“I consider to function on my grappling additional with my coaches and we consider to get my grappling more and my wrestling far more in my combat game,” mentioned Onama. “It’s really improving upon. I experience like I’m very good at it, but I have to select up a minor little bit additional.”
This Friday in Kansas Town, Missouri, Onama (6-) will glimpse to retain his undefeated history alive when he faces Mike Plazola (16-11) in the 155-pound co-primary event of FAC 7.
“For me to get this earn against Mike Plazola I have to near the length on him,” Onama stated. “I’m a much better striker than he is. I’m thinking about a TKO in the next spherical. I don’t believe he can stand with me when it comes to hanging. Hanging is my most significant game so I’m likely to test to close that hole on him.
“I just go out, be patient, take my pictures – very little much too ridiculous – just have a clean up combat and have a fantastic time and give enthusiasts what they want to see. It is very little insane. I’m not making an attempt to go out there and get caught up (in a brawl). I’d alternatively go in there, select my pictures, and be targeted.”
Need to Onama proceed his profitable streak, he’d like to get a likelihood to step up to the subsequent stage this calendar year if possible.
“I consider in 2021 I ought to be in the UFC,” explained Onama. “I’d like to get in the UFC or the Contender Collection. If not just hold racking up wins and go from there. But I’m quite guaranteed the UFC in 2021 (is the place I want to be).”