Marthin Hamlet is the fighter to observe at PFL 5.
PFL 5 will see Rory MacDonald tackle former UFC fighter Gleison Tibau in the primary occasion. MacDonald is the early favourite by many to win the PFL Welterweight Match for the 2021 season. But, regardless of MacDonald’s marque and stature within the sport, you need to actually be being attentive to Norweigan fighter Marthin Hamlet.
The 7-1 gentle heavyweight fighter is listed as being 29 years outdated and is at the moment undefeated in his PFL profession (1-0). Throughout his profession, he’s completed 5 of his fights by submission or KO/TKO and is shortly changing into one of many extra attention-grabbing names on the model. Finishes are an enormous deal within the sport and if he can hold his successful methods going then he might not simply be an enormous deal for the PFL brass however for MMA as an entire.
Hamlet has Corey Hendricks at PFL 5, and a win over Hendricks will certainly get folks speaking about Hamlet, particularly if he wins through stoppage.
Marthin Hamlet was in demand
Followers of PFL almost missed out on Hamlet, as he was apparently about to signal with the UFC. Hamlet’s lone loss up to now in his profession was to Modestas Bukauskas, and Hamlet believes that had he received that combat he’d have been on the UFC card in Denmark.
How shut Hamlet was to really signing a UFC combat contract is anybody’s guess however contemplating his ferocity as a fighter, it’s not out of the realm of chance to suppose the 2 sides have been speaking earlier than the Bukauskas. By Hamlet’s personal phrases, in keeping with CageSidePress, he didn’t really feel he was prepared for the UFC stage on the time of his loss. He not feels overwhelmed.
Now Hamlet is taking a look at changing into top-of-the-line names within the sport at gentle heavyweight and that trek is already underway.