Chris Weidman believes he’s a nasty match-up for Israel Adesanya.
The ‘All American’ is hoping he’ll get his likelihood to show simply that after a pair extra wins contained in the Octagon.
Weidman is ready to rematch Uriah Corridor at UFC 261 this weekend. This combat is 11 years within the making. Weidman and ‘Primtime’ beforehand squared off in 2010 for the Ring of Fight middleweight title. On that event Weidman stopped Corridor inside one spherical to stretch his skilled MMA file to 3-0. Corridor dropped to 4-1.
The 36-year-old thinks he’s simply two “spectacular wins” away from getting a shot at belt he beforehand held.
“I need to go on the market and let the followers select when they need me to combat (for the title), and I’ve to try this by making some huge statements,” Weidman instructed reporters at Wednesday’s media day. “I don’t count on it to be proper after this Uriah Corridor combat. I count on to combat one other huge identify after that, and if it takes one other one, it takes one other one.
“However I feel win two fights in spectacular style and I get to indicate my potential, I feel persons are going to need to see me combat for the title.”
Weidman is assured he’ll be capable to beat Adesanya after seeing the present middleweight champion get out grappled by the light-heavyweight champion, Jan Blachowicz, at UFC 259.
“Seeing that combat, seeing how a robust man was capable of out-grapple him and get the takedowns, it undoubtedly reaffirmed the ideas that I had on that combat,” Weidman mentioned. “That being mentioned, I’ve some work to do. I bought Uriah Corridor. I don’t count on to be preventing Adesanya subsequent. I do know I’m unhealthy matchup for him, and after I’m capable of show it to everyone, persons are going to need to see it” (Transcribed by MMA Junkie)
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