Kevin Holland spoke to the media previous to his last-minute scheduled bout with Marvin Vettori at UFC Vegas 23.
Kevin Holland is without doubt one of the most lively fighters on the UFC roster. In 2020 he fought 5 instances to interrupt the document for many fights in a calendar yr. Now simply 4 months into 2021, he is able to step again within the cage for the second time. His efficiency in his first battle of the yr in opposition to Derrek Brunson simply three weeks in the past has extremely criticized, even by Dana White. Reeling from that efficiency, Holland has a special demeanor coming into this battle week.
“I’m simply right here to do the job,” Holland stated. “Everybody desires a giant mouth, till the large mouth fails then they don’t desire a large mouth anymore. So far as I’m involved I’ll go on the market and do what a trailblazer does and get a dub and take my black a– house.”
Many suppose Holland seemed misplaced in his battle with Brunson. He was speaking fairly a bit within the leadup and within the battle itself. When requested if he had any ideas on this he defined his mind-set about how the battle went.
“I suppose you possibly can say I’m slightly delusional,” Holland defined. “On the finish of the day, I knew I used to be shedding on the scorecards however on the similar time how the f–okay do you grant a man a win for laying and praying for twenty minutes? When the f–okay do you stand the battle up? Should you don’t do none of these then it’s what it’s. You return and also you watch the Darren Until versus Tyron Woodley battle. What number of instances did they break that battle, how briskly, how fast, how this, how that? You will have me right here locking this man up. He ain’t doing sh-t. Stand the battle up, it’s what it’s.”
Holland is trying to get all of it again on observe when he stepped in for the injured Darren Until to face quantity six ranked Vettori. Holland is sitting within the quantity ten spot and a win this Saturday night time might simply bump him up a number of spots.
UFC Vegas 23 takes place on Saturday, April 10, 2021, stay from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV. Observe together with FanSided, who’s on-site, for all of your stay information and highlights.