Tuesday, October 19, 2021
0,00 ₹

No products in the cart.

UFC: Surging Brian Kelleher looks to put away former Champion Renan Barao - Brian Kelleher

UFC: Surging Brian Kelleher looks to put away former Champion Renan Barao

More from author

- Advertisement -UFC: Surging Brian Kelleher looks to put away former Champion Renan Barao - Brian Kelleher

Brian Kelleher returns to action at UFC On Fox 28, with his opponent being former UFC Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao (34-5-1).

Surging Kelleher(18-8,UFC 2-1) might be new nn the scene but quickly made a name for himself in the UFC’s Bantamweight division by earning bonuses in both of his octagon victories.Kelleher made his UFC debut at UFC 212 in Brazil on a short notice against a ranked Bantamweight in Iuri Alcantara,whom he defeated in the first round via guillotine choke

UFC: Surging Brian Kelleher looks to put away former Champion Renan Barao - Brian Kelleher
Kelleher after his victory at UFC 212 (Credits: Newsday)

In his last fight at UFC Fight Night Gdansk,Poland,Kelleher scored a knockout win over Damien Stasiak at UFC Fight Night Gdansk.

“It was amazing, I was really happy because my fight before that was so fast that I did not get to perform at all. This fight was like even if I win, I wanna go three rounds and really display all of my skills and try to get the finish at the end. I knew Damien was tough, hard to get and put away, but I got the job done in the third round. I had a great performance and got fight of the night actually, so that was awesome,” says Kelleher in an exclusive interview with Fightful’s James Lynch.(via YouTube)

https://youtu.be/zjkajROWcYU

The rising contender now gets a shot at the former champion and Kelleher is happy with the opportunity given to him by the UFC.Barao,a former champion who has gone just 2-3-0 since losing the strap to TJ Dillashaw at UFC 173. I’m coming off of a win, I’m 31. I love rolling with the momentum, I wanna keep getting in there. I’m staying in shape, I never fall out of shape. When they (the UFC) said Renan Barao, I was like ‘wow, this is a good sign of things to come.’ I think the UFC likes me, I think they enjoy my fighting, I’ve gotten two bonuses so far out of my first three fights.”

Keller stated that even if Barao misses weight, he’ll still take the fight.

Read Also:

MMA Roundup: Who said what? (2/20/2018)

Fight Nights Global: Rousimar Palhares set to return in March

If any content is used from this article, kindly backlink to this page.

If you like reading about sports, make sure you check out SportsIndiaShow.com
Also follow India’s biggest arm wrestling tournament at ProPanja.com

- Advertisement -Online betting site Betway
Online betting site Betway
- Advertisement -
spot_img

Related articles