This Saturday night, the UFC Vegas 31 you will see in action again Thiago Moses. The Brazilian will have to measure himself against one of the most powerful projects in the Lightweight division: Islam Machachev. Khabib Nurmagomedov’s prospect promises to lead the category in no time, but the South American wants to stop his momentum and make a fool of him in front of everyone.
On the media day in the preview of the UFC Vegas 31, Moses He remarked on what’s to come this Saturday: “I did a couple more rounds in sparring, a couple of little things in the strength and conditioning department. I’ve done five rounds three times before, and I think this will be an advantage for me, to be honest with you, because Islam never did this before.
“I did a couple more rounds in sparring, a couple of little things in the strength and conditioning department. I’ve done five rounds three times before, and I think this will be an advantage for me, to be honest with you, because Islam never did this before. I believe that with a victory over Islam I deserve a top 5 opponent. I will be in the mix for a title fight. Thiago Moses.
It will be difficult to fulfill the prediction
At UFC 259, Islam Makhachev he was left with one of the best performances of the day. With an immense submission over Drew Dober, the Dagestani followed the training that his cousin, Khabib Nurmagomedov, gave him for years. Now, the Lightweights fear for the power and legacy of the Russians in the division. Undoubtedly, a new era is coming after the retirement of the undefeated former champion.
After that triumph, Islam Makhachev He said: “Thank you all for the support. 2020 was a very bad year, I lost people very close to me. That’s why I was away for so long. I came back in a good way and today it was proven. Now I have seven consecutive victories and I need someone from above. Tony Ferguson, whatever. I have no doubt that I will beat whoever they put me in front of. I knew this shovel was not going to be easy ».
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