The American fighter, Jamie pickett, got his contract with UFC from the Dana White´s Contender Series. After his third attempt, the aforementioned achieved his goal. Anyway, everything was different in his debut with the leading Mixed Martial Arts company in the world. It was measured head-on against Tafon Nchukwi, which ended up winning by unanimous decision. Although it was a stumbling block in the beginning, he does not lose hope of reviving his career.
Knowing this, the American had commented in the preview how hard it was for him: “It was a tough battle. Many ups and downs. It was hard for me. Overcome all of those things and stay positive, but I stayed positive. I stayed in my way. I am a very determined person. He just wasn’t going to take no for an answer. I had to earn everything. My opponent, no offense, is coming in after only four fights.
Well, it was three fights. His fourth fight led to UFC. I see other fighters with only three fights. My 15th fight, I got here. I had kickboxing matches and a lot of jiu-jitsu matches and stuff, so I’ve been through it. But my 15th fight led me to the UFC. The first time I was going to fight in the UFC, it was like my tenth or eleventh fight, or something like that, “he also expressed, telling how it was to get there.
Wait to lift your head
On the other hand, it was compared to legends of UFC: “For people to come in, I don’t want to say it easily, but it makes me seem like I had to go through all this and you didn’t have to go through what I went through. I’m not mad about it, but I had to work a lot harder. Like Israel Adesanya, they can’t wait to see him fight next. Conor McGregor, you can’t wait to see him fight. I’m trying to be like this Jorge Masvidal, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone ».
“I want to be like that, where people are excited to see me fight because they know I’m going to do something wild. I plan to use everything I have. All my tricks. All my experience. Plan to do the same. It will all depend on who plays your game the best. He can play his game better than me, I can play my game better than him. We are going to find out, but if I am a gambling man, I am going to bet on myself », he closed Jamie pickett, with a lot of positivity.
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