The UFC Vegas 14 will have Paul Felder before Rafael dos Anjos, who took the opportunity to shoot another legend. Islam Makhachev was forced out of his stellar contest against the former Lightweight champion, but the Brazilian will collide with a star. One of the most impressive fighters in the history of this division returns, so he wants to kill everyone and fairly Conor McGregor It is one of them.
«Tony Ferguson was interim champion. Dustin Poirier, interim champion. Justin Gaethje, interim champion. The only champions in that division were Conor McGregor and I, and I think that’s the fight to do. I think the division is very open, why not? I want that fight, “was what the Brazilian began by saying, who wants to face off against the Irish legend.
On the other hand, Raphael does not rule out trying to cross against Mcgregor, as many fans want this match: “We got close twice. I think that’s the fight that a lot of fans want to see, especially when I get back to lightweight. We were programmed to fight and, unfortunately, it is a combat sport. I broke my foot, but here I am again, training hard, working hard and I can’t wait.
The title, the obsession
“I’m going to raise my hand on November 14 and then aim for the title. This coming fight won’t be easy, but I know I will win. There’s no way that won’t happen. I’m ready for what comes next. I feel very good now. I am older now. Back then, when I was champion, I was 31 years old. I am 36 years old, but I feel that I am reducing less weight, “said the South American, who is looking beyond Saturday.
At the same time, Rafael dos Anjos He highlighted his physique: “Since March I have been on a diet, I have changed my whole life. I changed my habits. I dropped back down to where my walking weight was previously around 190 pounds. My walking weight became 178 pounds. I did welterweight yesterday. I weighed 170 pounds after training. I feel good. The last time I gained 170 pounds I felt terrible. Yesterday, I weighed 170 pounds and felt great.