UFC mild heavyweight contender Magomed Ankalaev desires to secure a high-five opponent after selecting up six sixth straight rob at UFC Vegas 20.
Ankalaev defeated Nikita Krylov by capability of unanimous likelihood within the co-foremost occasion of Saturday’s UFC Vegas 20 card. Despite the indisputable truth that he wasn’t in a procedure to secure the construct, Ankalaev become mostly in a procedure to impose his will within the hanging and wrestling following a fast inaugurate by Krylov. It become a actual efficiency by Ankalaev, who figures to rob over Krylov’s No. 8 danger within the UFC mild heavyweight rankings. Ankalaev is 6-1 overall within the UFC and has won his six fights in a row. He looks to be a essential contender and in a large-inaugurate division, is probably going handiest one or two extra wins away from getting a title shot at 205lbs.
Chatting with reporters following UFC Vegas 20, Ankalaev wouldn’t call out a explicit name nonetheless he said he desires to battle somebody ranked within the high-five his subsequent day out.
“(Krylov) wasn’t my perfect opponent because I become eager for somebody greater up in my division. Nonetheless correct now, the high 5 – 6 warring parties in my division, they delight in fights scheduled. Searching on who wins, I’m hoping to rob an opponent among those winners,” Ankalaev said.
UFC mild heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz takes on challenger Israel Adesanya within the most essential occasion of subsequent month’s UFC 259, with Glover Teixeira waiting within the wings for the winner. In other locations within the high-five, you would also delight in Thiago Santos taking on Aleksandar Rakic and Jiri Prochazka battling Dominick Reyes. So Ankalaev is probably going going to pray to wait and stare what happens in those fights earlier to he gets his subsequent project. Any individual equivalent to Volkan Oezdemir, who’s ranked No. 7 at 205lbs, can even moreover create sense for Ankalaev.
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