July 24, 2024
UFC lightweight requests fight to be pushed back ahead of UFC 284

UFC lightweight Drew Dober has made available to action in and deal with Jalin Turner adhering to the information of Dan Hooker’s recent injuries.

‘The Hangman’ was set to facial area Turner at UFC 285 in March. Nevertheless, news a short while ago broke that the New Zealander had suffered a hand personal injury even though teaching. As it stands, ‘The Tarantula’ has no new opponents verified by the UFC.

Upon listening to the information of Hooker’s injuries, Dober took to Twitter and provided to facial area Turner himself but said that the bout have to just take spot in April, a thirty day period after UFC 285:

“Hookers out. Renato is ghosting. @JalinTurner if you wanna remain in the recreation I am down to scrap in April. Know you would not be on UFC 285 but your camp will not go to squander.”

Hookers out. Renato is ghosting. @JalinTurner if you wanna remain in the match I am down to scrap in April. Know you wouldn’t be on UFC 285 but your camp is not going to go to squander. 🏀👈 #ufc285 #ufc @ufc @seanshelby

Jalin Turner is nevertheless to react to Dober’s struggle provide, but their recent type implies a bout in between the two has all the prospective to be a barnburner.

Dober is presently riding substantial on a 3-combat win streak and has acquired 5 Battle or Overall performance bonuses in his final 7 outings. In the meantime, the 29-12 months-old Turner has been similarly extraordinary following turning all-around his blended form. He recently prolonged his get streak to five with a submission victory around Brad Riddell very last summer months.


When UFC light-weight Drew Dober identified as out Paddy Pimblett

Apart from throwing his name in the hat to confront Jalin Turner, Drew Dober has also been contacting for a battle with British MMA star Paddy Pimblett.

The 34-yr-previous American has been vying for a combat with ‘The Baddy’ next the Brit’s disappointing general performance from Jared Gordon in December. Paddy Pimblett picked up the victory through unanimous selection, but the consequence was achieved with significantly controversy and deemed by some supporters as a big robbery.

Dober appeared on Ariel Helwani’s The MMA Hour again in December, exactly where he weighed in on Pimblett’s general performance. According to the American, immediately after observing the Liverpudlian confront Gordon, he thinks he’d have no difficulty placing a stop to the 29-12 months-old’s buzz:

“[Paddy Pimblett’s] a dollars cow. He is someone that they are gonna wanna consider to hold him for as lengthy as feasible, and I am notorious for killing hypes.”

Dober added:

“[Pimblett] leaves his chin up there way way too prolonged. His jiu-jitsu is a problem for guaranteed…and so he could possibly gain this very first round, but I will discover his chin… He has a whole lot to boost on. I imagine it was just a really seriously shut fight [Pimblett vs. Gordon]. Some people today disagree on how close it was, but I just feel when you might be combating a guy with this a lot star electric power, it are unable to be shut.”

Capture the demonstrate in this article (Dober’s remarks from the 43:00 mark):

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