Next Saturday, at the UFC 263, Leon edwards he will have one of his toughest battles as a professional. In front will be Nate diaz, who returns to the most important octagon in the world after a long wait. In this way, it is known that neither will make things easy for the other, so, in conversation with MMA Junkie, the first of those mentioned was forceful about what is coming.
At the beginning, Edwards He said: “I knew he was being mentioned in the media because he is talking about wanting to fight the best and the winners and I was the guy who won. I know he was back and forth for a while, but we got a phone call from my manager saying it was Nate diaz and I was fine, come on. But we weren’t so sure until it’s signed because it’s Nate. “
“He could say ‘no, I’m not fighting’ and go back to shit for another two years. It’s going to be a good fight. Having a guy like Nate, like you said, is a big name in this sport. He has already done incredible things in the sport, so to have a guy like that to lead a title fight, I think now is the perfect opportunity to capture, “said the extraordinary American fighter.
Will come out with everything
In addition, Lion He commented: “Go out and beat this veteran of the game to lead me to fight for the title. It is a great opportunity and I am taking advantage of it with both arms. I’m better at five rounds than three. That’s what my coaches say anyway. I’ve been preparing for five rounds for a long time. I’m confident in my skill set and it’s going to be even worse for him to get in there.
“I fought Rafael dos Anjos with five rounds, ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone for five rounds, I was preparing for Kamaru Usman in March, I was preparing for Khamzat Chimaev for five rounds, I was preparing for Belal Muhammad for five rounds. As for the preparation, five rounds, I have been preparing for a long time and I trust my cardio, “he concluded. Leon edwards.
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