Greatest Battling Championship (UFC) 265-pound title contender Jairzinho Rozenstruik was clobbered by electricity-punching heavyweight smashing device Francis Ngannou at the UFC 249 spend-for each-look at (PPV) function past May in Las Vegas.
That would make any discuss about the division strap a little bit untimely on the other hand, “Bigi Boy” is still 10-1 as a pro and can just as quickly get himself again into the title hunt by smashing previous heavyweight winner Junior dos Santos this weekend in “Sin Town.”
“Dos Santos does a whole lot for the activity, however a dangerous struggle,” Rozenstruik advised MMA Junkie. “If I defeat him I’m correct there. The championship fight is going on the identical working day and Francis is future just after that. For me, I’m wanting for a win. I need to have it. I have a thing I’m seeking to established straight for myself and I’m just heading to go in there and do what I do best.”
Jairzinho, 32, already retains just one victory over a previous UFC heavyweight champion (Andrei Arlovski) and place the relaxation of the division on discover by halting ex-Strikeforce 265-pound titleholder Alistair Overeem at UFC on ESPN 7 past December.
What kind of overall performance he turns in from Dos Santos on the UFC 252 PPV most important card will inform us a great deal about where “Bigi Boy” stands in the heavyweight title picture, although “Cigano” has his very own strategies relating to the potential of the division.
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