Cruz Has No Fear of Barao

Cruz has no fear of Barao: 'I can handle everything in his game'
By Mike Chaippetta, FOX Sports
"Cruz categorically casts all of those doubts aside. After all, he's never really stopped working, even when his knee was unable to come along for the ride. But since being cleared to throw himself back into full-contact training, he's done it with zeal.

"It almost brought tears to my eyes to go out there and do my footwork again, to shadow box and wrestle," the UFC bantamweight champ told FOX Sports. "It's like you're human again, at least in my terms."

"The footwork was the first thing to come. Before boxing and wrestling and kicking, he had to be able to move his feet in the way he'd been accustomed. But he really knew he was back when he could wrestle live, doing drills of six 5-minute rounds and excelling. Wrestling, after all, is the part of MMA that allows him to feel like he can beat anyone in the world.

"Even Barao."

Read the full article

メディア

最新
2012年にジョゼ・アルドに喫した失意の敗北からMMAアスリートとしての成長を余儀なくされたチャド・メンデス。キャリア唯一の敗北から多くを学んだチーム・アルファメイルのファイターがUFC 179で実現するアルドとの再戦へ万全の準備ととも臨む。
2014/10/22
UFC Minute host Lisa Foiles updates fans on Cain Velasquez' injury, the return of The Ultimate Fighter, and today's all-new Dana Download.
2014/10/22
地元リオでフェザー級王者として防衛戦にそなえるジョゼ・アルド。アルドの挑戦者チャド・メンデスと同級の急成長株コナー・マグレガーへ向けた言葉は鋭い。一方米国ではメンデスはネイト・ディアスと共にトレーニングを積んでいた。
2014/10/21
ケイン・ヴェラスケスが右ひざを負傷。このためマーク・ハントにUFC 180でUFC暫定ヘビー級王座を巡ってファブリシオ・ヴェウドゥムと対戦するチャンスが到来!ハントがネルソン戦で見せた衝撃的なKOを楽しもう!
2014/10/21