The Englishman Darren Till is arguably the most highly rated prospect in the UFC’s welterweight division. He is one of the scariest fighters in the division and is currently on the lookout for his next opponent. Till recently did two interviews and discussed his future plans and how he intends to become a three-weight champion.
Till is undefeated with a MMA record of 16-0-1. He last fought Donald Cerrone at UFC Fight Night 118 and won the fight via TKO in the first round.
The former Kickboxer has called out a lot of high ranked fighters in the division such as Colby Covington and Stephen Thompson. Here’s what he revealed in the latest episode of “UFC Connected”:
I want (Kamaru (Usman). I want (Stephen Thompson). If Gunnar (Nelson) was in the top 10, I’d want him – but I still want him, and obviously I want the champ, but I don’t feel I’ve earned that right at the moment. I want Colby (Covington), because he’s a snitch.
I want Colby, but I don’t think I’ll get Colby, maybe Colby’s earned the right for a title shot right now. I don’t know. He’s like on a five-, (six-fight) winning streak, so no matter what type of guy he is outside the cage, he’s earned that right.
Maybe I haven’t earned that right to fight Colby right now.
Here’s what he later said in an interview with ESPN:
I know that everyone’s anticipating the UFC’s next move with myself, Whatever they do, people are going to get excited about it. So that makes me happy. A little sense of achievement, that people are really looking forward to see Darren Till’s next move.
There’s not how far can I go; there’s how far do I want to go, where do I want to take it? Do I want to just stop at welterweight? No. Do I want to stop at middleweight? No. Light heavyweight? Yeah. Eat lots of food – heavyweight? Yeah. I just want to fight everyone.
I want to be the best ever. I don’t just want to fight four to five guys, make a bunch of money and just say, ‘I’m done with fighting.
For me to be the best and be the be considered the best of all time, I can’t just win one belt or two, because then people will just put me in the same level as Conor, I want to win three. That’s just an ambition and a dream, and I know I can do it and it’s possible.