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Ketlen Vieira Asks to Fight Amanda Nunes: “I Conquered That Right” | fight

In the primary occasion of UFC 277 final Saturday, there was loads of curiosity within the Brazilian Ketlen Vieira. In second place within the bantamweight rating, the athlete from the Nova União crew inspired her compatriot Amanda Nunes in her comeback in opposition to Julianna Peña. However, now he’ll put the followers apart and get down to enterprise: “Leo” is now the impediment to profitable the dream of the UFC belt. In an interview with the podcast Fighting World This week, Ketlen defends why she needs to be the following challenger. (Listen by clicking the participant beneath!)

– I received the appropriate to be subsequent. I received two championships in a row; the one athlete to achieve this was Amanda Nunes. I received this proper to be the following challenger, we actually need that. (…) Amanda did not scan the class, there are athletes she hasn’t confronted but – on this case, I’m one among them, I did not have an opportunity – stated Amazonia.

Ketlen Vieira requested to fight for the lineal belt or, if Amanda is caught, for the interim bantamweight belt — Photo: Getty Images

With Amanda Nunes indefinitely recovering from accidents suffered in her rematch with Peña and the likelihood that her subsequent fight will happen at featherweight, Ketlen has a suggestion: make an interim belt for the division.

– I do not know what is going to occur, what Amanda will do, if she needs to keep for a very long time (cease), if she’s going to come again and defend the highest weight belt. The solely factor I do know is that the division can’t be held, because it has been many occasions, it has to rotate, and if it isn’t going to fight, whether it is going to cease for a very long time, they might put it. an interim belt at stake. We noticed that occur within the final occasion (within the males’s flyweight). I really deserve this chance, I’ve earned it, I’m not asking for bullshit. I beat two former champions and I deserve a title fight.

If the fight in opposition to the reigning champion comes to fruition, Ketlen made positive he noticed the gaps he may exploit on Saturday.

– If it was a fight between me and Amanda, I would really like to fight on the left. I spent loads of time coaching with a lefty to face Holly (Holm) and I’m actually snug in opposition to a lefty as a result of we’re mirrors and also you see the opponent open on a regular basis. I particularly desire to fight an athlete on the left. Another element is that Amanda is just not a pure lefty. It could be a technique for Juliana, if he kicked his leg, he would return to his pure base, he’s not used to being left-handed. He may discover.

Julianna Peña (beneath) introduced hazard to Amanda Nunes (above) within the floor recreation — Photo: Getty Images

– There was a second when Julianna got here to match one arm lock there, Amanda defended effectively, going over the leg, however she ought to have made extra variations, extra transitions. (…) He had simply left there arm lock for the shoulder blade He ought to have gone to the ft, again to the triangle, gone to the hug, extra transition. Amanda, as well as to being very sturdy, was giving virtually twice the dimensions of Julianna, we noticed a really large distinction in measurement. Being smaller, being decrease, to complicate all that blood, it ought to make extra variations – he analyzed.

The podcast additionally checked out Amanda Nunes’ victory at UFC 277, Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno’s fight within the Octagon, Alexandre Pantoja’s future, and the UFC’s Marreta x Hill headline fight.

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