AJ McKee has known it would possibly perhaps maybe be him and Patricio Pitbull within the finals of the featherweight colossal prix.
McKee made quick work of Georgi Karakhanyan after which submitted Derek Camps and Darrion Caldwell to realize the finals. Pitbull, meanwhile, beat Juan Archuleta after which KO’d Pedro Carvalho and submitted Emmanuel Sanchez to realize the finals.
McKee has been coaching to face the champ since he signed with Bellator and is aware of this used to be the fight each person wished.
“It used to be correct. Sanchez is beautiful textbook, you know what he’s going to create. He went aid to his 1-2-3 lead leg kick and Pitbull capitalized on it,” McKee said to BJPENN.com. “Pitbull is a immense counter striker and made him pay. Now he has me, and this used to be the fight to create for years now. Let’s peek how things play out and I needed to create a assertion in this tournament and I can create that.”
Though McKee knew it would possibly perhaps maybe be Pitbull, and is assured he’ll beget, he is effectively aware that the champ shall be his toughest take a look at up to now. He is aware of the Brazilian has KO energy nonetheless says each person is aware of it’s his time to rule the division and he plans to showcase that after they meet later this yr.
“By some distance, he’s the champ-champ. He has a form of accolades and I can’t wait to salvage them finished,” McKee said. “He’s the subsequent two steps in entrance of me within the featherweight and light-weight title. He’s tried to brush apart me for the longest time nonetheless he can’t ignore me now. Patricio is aware of it’s my time now and I’m taking what’s mine.”
After they devise discontinuance up combating, AJ McKee no longer handiest expects to salvage his hand raised, nonetheless he expects to KO Patricio Pitbull.
“I will knock his ass out. Wherever the fight goes, he is an elite striker nonetheless I’m too gigantic and stable for him,” McKee said. “I shall be too necessary for him. If his recreation idea is to use me down, he won’t salvage me down and I’ll beget him apart. Every person will get into brawls with him and throw hooks, I own almost a foot attain advantage, so I’ll bid my jab and straight punches and sooner or later gather the KO punch.”
If McKee does salvage the KO beget over Pitbull he says he’ll give him a correct away rematch, nonetheless desires it at lightweight so he can beat him in aid-to-aid fights to develop into the champ-champ.
“When I knock his ass out, participants will assert I obtained lucky. I will give him a correct away rematch nonetheless the rematch shall be at lightweight so I can knock his ass available too and use each his belts,” McKee concluded.
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