Kevin Holland has a giant essential occasion arising however may simply see himself preventing Jake Paul subsequent.
UFC Vegas 22 is 2 days away. The principle occasion options an fascinating matchup between Derek Brunson and Kevin Holland. These two males are on the rise within the middleweight division and may very well be discovering themselves within the combine for a title shot very shortly. Holland has had a tremendous 2020, profitable 5 fights in that yr and dealing himself as much as the quantity ten spot within the official rankings. Being so near a title shot could be very thrilling for many fighters however Holland doesn’t appear too involved along with his place within the order of issues.
“I assume beating Derek Brunson does form of present you the way large your d–ok is, in order that’s fairly cool,” Holland advised MMAFighting.com. “That’s fairly good. Beating Brunson form of tells you the place you’re going to be at, I assume you would say. However that being mentioned, I’m not a kind of guys working round trying to find gold. I’m a kind of guys working round trying to find a bunch of skulls to placed on my mantle. Knocking Derek Brunson out, like I mentioned, recent air. That’s all it’s.”
Holland tied the UFC file for many wins in a calendar yr in 2020. It was a tremendous yr for him and extra importantly, he’s having enjoyable. Holland talked about within the media day interview that he needs to have enjoyable in his profession and be part of thrilling fights. One combat that would excite him could be a boxing match with YouTuber Jake Paul.
“A devastating win over Derek Brunson, it provides me a giant verify and a complete lot of clout,” Holland mentioned. “No matter’s subsequent is subsequent and I’ll take it. I don’t wish to get into hassle for saying one thing silly however Jake Paul’s preventing Ben Askren. Jake Paul ought to combat anyone who can truly throw some arms if he’s going to combat anyone from the MMA scene. I can throw some arms. I’m not saying that’s what I wish to do however what I’m making an attempt to say. I wish to have enjoyable. I wish to go on the market and have enjoyable. I’m going to go on the market and have enjoyable. Beating Derek Brunson simply means I get to proceed to have enjoyable. You threaten me with time and I’m going to have time preventing.”
With a win over Brunson ought to Holland proceed his run to UFC gold or search for extra thrilling matchups?