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Prior to his spectacular knockout acquire in excess of Raphael Assuncao at UFC 250, former Bantamweight winner Cody Garbrandt was in a tricky posture, obtaining dropped his earlier 3 bouts. In reality, Garbrandt even expressed desire in dropping down to Flyweight as a likely cure.
Of program, a “Knockout of the Year” contender in opposition to Assuncao shot Garbrandt back into the best five, and Flyweight talks were being neglected. On the other hand, now that there is a new kingpin at 125 lbs. subsequent Deiveson Figueiredo’s violent ascent to the throne (Observe IT!), Garbrandt the moment once again seems fascinated in a potential transfer down.
Garbrandt shared the adhering to submit to his Instagram story, which was then reposted by a number of Team Alpha Male coaches. In it, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto speculates on the possible match up of Garbrandt vs. Figueiredo.
There are undoubtedly motives to believe this battle could come about. First and foremost, Garbrandt is 1 of the major names in the little pounds classes. A title match with Figueiredo draws extra eyes than any other likely foe for the Brazilian, and UFC is generally rapid to go with whatever match up gathers the most interest.
In addition, there actually isn’t just one standout contender at Flyweight but. Brandon Moreno has the very best argument, but he’s only won a pair of bouts given that rejoining the UFC roster. “Baby Assassin” could use one more victory, as could the other major options in Askar Askarov and Alex Perez.
There’s an opening, and there is funds to be built on a possible motion-packed combat. Really don’t be stunned if it transpires!
Under no circumstances far too late … IF a single is presently an athlete in good condition with a Greco-Roman wrestling national title.
Aljamain Sterling is regularly generating his scenario for the subsequent Bantamweight title shot on-line — “Funkmaster” warrants it.
Sean O’Malley is relationship a hairdresser, so we can assume new appears to be just about every so frequently for some time to appear!
Sluggish-mo head kicks are neat, Paulo Costa is jacked, and Yoel Romero’s chin is absurd.
I genuinely are not able to feel that 3,000 folks obtained with each other to look at adult males in their 50s struggle in the course of a pandemic. Iowa is distinct!
In their kickboxing major event in entrance of a packed crowd in Davenport, IA, 57yr previous Michael “Second To” Nunn took a SD-4 victory about UFC Corridor of Famer and environment champion, 52yr old Pat “The Croatian Sensation” Miletich. Scores 39-37, 37-39 & 40-36 pic.twitter.com/0XYnU6mQER
— Tim – Boxeo 拳闘 Boxen бокс มวย Boks 拳击 Box (@Hock1717) July 19, 2020
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Tying up both arms on a leg does leave the deal with unprotected and have key threats. Being aware of when to abandon the shot is essential!
This short clip displays some slick operate from Natividad, who initially went to the system with his correct hand to established up that shovel punch/correct hook.
A reminder that the hair pull is undefeated in serious fighting.
Midnight Tunes: I really liked this spacey, RnB-y monitor from Oakland indie band Shannon and the Clams, which popped up on my new Discover Weekly playlist.
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