Norma Dumont is using substantial soon after selecting up a dominant victory in her return to bantamweight at a UFC Fight Night party this past November.
Dumont (5-1-) defeated Ashlee Evans-Smith at the UFC Vegas 15 party very last November, selecting up her 1st promotional victory. Prior to the gain, Dumont was competing as a featherweight and misplaced out to Megan Anderson in her UFC debut in February 2020. The Brazilian opened up about the constructive effects her loss to Anderson had on her during a current chat with MyMMANews.
“With my defeat to Megan, I didn’t actually really feel a reduction. I felt I experienced realized some thing new. I felt I necessary to evolve. I needed to evolve from acquiring this decline so I really don’t really know how I would have felt soon after if I would have gained in that initial combat versus Megan. I feel right after a decline the sensation is that you want to boost on your own and go on doing the job.” Dumont reported.
Transferring back again down to bantamweight and buying up her 1st UFC acquire, Dumont felt “relieved” and now seems ahead to doing the job her way up in a division that she feels is finest suited for her.
“It’s a difficult emotion to describe. It is a mix of emotions dependent on when you’re battling but it’s undoubtedly a mix of fantastic feelings, excellent feelings, and relief. I believe the most important emotion I felt was reduction. When you get your first get in the organization, I come to feel that you start off sensation a component of the business, you really come to feel at dwelling. So I felt seriously relieved, and I come to feel like now the get the job done truly starts.” Dumont reported.
“I surely didn’t present all of my abilities final struggle. I fought with a knee harm. For the battle, I invested two months with out Jiu-Jitsu, and up to 10 days just before the battle I wasn’t kicking, I was not working out my kicks. So there’s definitely a lot extra I want to display and I’m confident that you will be able to see it future struggle.” she continued.
Dumont returns to the cage at the ‘UFC on ESPN+ 47’ function on April 10 when she requires on Bea Malecki. The 30-calendar year-aged is hoping a victory will direct to a huge struggle from a rated opponent afterwards this calendar year.
“I imagine a decisive victory about Bea Malecki unquestionably will show a large amount in this division. Soon after a earn, I want to battle a top rated 15 – top rated 10 opponent. I feel with time, I can slowly but surely climb my way to the best. We’re wondering five or six decisive wins and I can now see myself combating for the title.” she reported.
Fight lovers, are you psyched for Dumont’s return to the cage on April 10? Do you assume she has what it requires to make her way up the ranks at bantamweight? Let us know in the opinions segment below.