It takes rather a lot to knock Justin Gaethje down and the light-weight contender has been proving as a lot throughout coaching for his battle towards Khabib Nurmagomedov.
In September, a video emerged of the American taking a brutal kick to the pinnacle, which might flooring mere mortals.
For Gaethje, although, he shrugged it off like nothing occurred.
UFC commentator Joe Rogan has described the 31-year-old as ‘probably the most violent man in probably the most violent sport’ and now Gaethje has an opportunity at changing into light-weight champion on Saturday, having crushed Tony Ferguson to arrange a title showdown.
It will likely be a tricky job, nonetheless, with Khabib having an MMA report of 28-0, beating all challengers within the division, together with Conor McGregor.
Gaethje himself is 22-2 and received his final 4 UFC fights to arrange the conflict with the present champion.
No matter occurs it is going to be a battle to not be missed as Gaethje has received a battle night time bonus on every of his seven journeys to the Octagon within the UFC.
He stated on Michael Bisping’s Imagine You Me podcast: “There’s going to be a zone in entrance of me, it’s not very large.
“It’s gonna be a zone of loss of life, and I’ve to characterize loss of life each time he enters this zone.
“That’s what I’m finest at, creating carnage. Creating automotive crashes.
“I’ve by no means not come out of the cage with my opponent not being damaged from bodily harm.
“He’s by no means not walked out with quite a lot of bodily harm, so we’re going to see who’s going to impose their will.
“It’ll be fascinating. I do suppose it’ll be a battle for the ages.”
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