Anshul Jubli on fighting Jeka Saragih: ‘I am not going to fight his fight, I will make him fight my fight’

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Indian MMA star Anshul Jubli is set to take on Indonesia’s Jeka Saragih at UFC Vegas 68 which is also the lightweight finals of the Road to UFC Season 1. The fight takes place this Sunday at the UFC’s Apex Facility in Las Vegas.

Heading into this fight, the Bookmakers are at odds as to how to price this fight out. Numerous bookmakers have the fight at even odds and some have also given Anshul Jubli an underdog tag.

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Anshul Jubli is also one win away from a full-fledged UFC contract. Ahead of the fight, the ‘King Of Lions’ also had a media call where the MMA India Show was a part of. He revealed to MMA India Show that he was going to avenge Pawan Maan Singh’s loss to Jeka Saragih which took place in Singapore back in June. Pawan Maan Singh was knocked out in the third round in that fight.

“ Jaise hi Jeka (Saragih) won his semifinal bout, maine bola ab Pawan bhai ka badla lene ka time aa gaya hai (As soon as Jeka won his semifinal match, I declared that it was time to take revenge on him),” Jubli told during an interaction with the media on Tuesday. (Via~The Hindu)

Anshul Jubli vs Jeka Saragih takes place in the finals of Road To UFC at UFC Vegas 68 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Anshul Jubli will make Jeka fight on his terms

Heading into this fight, Anshul Jubli has heavily focused on his cardio and stamina.

My cardio and stamina are excellent,” Anshul said about his preparation at Soma MMA in Bali, Indonesia. “My last opponent (Kyung Pyo Kim) finished nearly 80% of his games, and I believe he was far superior to Jeka, but I still beat him.”

With that being said, Anshul has made it clear that he isn’t taking his fight against Jeka Saragih lightly as the Indonesian as a terrific knockout power and has ended nearly half of his fight inside the distance.

Anything can happen in MMA. If he lands a good shot on my chin, I could be knocked out, but the chances are low. I know my range and how to fight him. When you engage with him inside, he is very dangerous, but I am not going to fight his fight. Instead, (I) will make him fight my fight,” Anshul said.

Watch Anshul Jubli in Road to UFC – Finals LIVE on Sony Sports Ten 2 (English) channels from 8:30 am IST on 5th February 2023


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