Thiago Santos is energized to remind the world just how very good he is.
To open up up the stacked UFC 259 spend-for every-check out main card, Santos is established to return in opposition to Aleksandar Rakic. It is a pretty intriguing battle and for the Brazilian, he’s hunting to snap his two-fight shedding streak.
Very last time out, he suffered a submission reduction to Glover Teixeira in his return from knee surgical procedures. Thiago Santos experienced rocked the Brazilian early but could not place him absent and then bought tapped out. For “Marreta” he suggests he is now 100 % prepared for this fight and is confident he will get his hand raised.
“I am a lot extra geared up than the previous time I fought Glover. I now experienced far more time and the battle with Glover was a warm-up,” Santos said to AG Struggle. “I was without having a combat for a very long time, I felt I had no time to combat, I was late, without wanting to make excuses. Now I am 100 percent ready and 100 occasions greater than the last time.
“I have been spending a lot more focus to my wrestling, my jiu-jitsu. Not that I didn’t coach in advance of the combat versus Glover, but now even a lot more. For absolutely sure it will be one more Thiago ‘Marreta’. Always aggressive, searching for time, but with time, mindful and it will be a further struggle.”
If Thiago Santos can beat Rakic at UFC 259, it is probable he will be in a selection-a person contender struggle. The Brazilian retains a gain more than the present mild heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz and is a huge title in the division.
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