UFC middleweight contender Kevin Holland was praised by former UFC champion Daniel Cormier for heading to AKA to work on his wrestling.
Following his loss to Marvin Vettori, the place he was taken down at will, Holland stated he deliberate to get in some wrestling coaching with Cormier at American Kickboxing Academy. Taking to his social media on Tuesday, Cormier posted a video of Holland at AKA engaged on his wrestling and he posted a message the place he praised Holland for placing the work in.
I’m very happy with @trailblaze2top for taking step one. Not solely is he right here he’s out there and needs to work. He’ll wrestle once more tomorrow then he might be on the biggest health club on the planet @americankickboxingacademy with the blokes. Acknowledging your points then discovering a method to take care of em takes a number of maturity. His coaches at dwelling are the most effective too, not attempting to cease Kevin from looking for higher, we may help him in his wrestling. @travislutter has at all times been the person and he’s displaying by letting him come to coach with me that he’s the kind of coach you need, the kind that places the athlete first!!! Onward and upward younger man! I can’t wait so that you can shock em with some takedown protection subsequent time you’re in there. — Daniel Cormier on Kevin Holland.
Holland is coming off of back-to-back resolution losses to Vettori and Derek Brunson, exposing his lack of wrestling. Nonetheless, now that he’s working with an achieved wrestler in Cormier, the hope is that each time he returns to the Octagon he might be higher outfitted in that space of the sport. Till then, it’s time to get on the mats and work laborious.
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