Magomed Magomedov plots '12 months of Revenge' with first cease Patchy Combine: 'With one shot I can kill each rabbits

by Christina S. Brown
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Magomed Magomedov got here up quick the primary time, however as he sees it, issues have modified.

Second possibilities don’t all the time come, however Friday at Bellator Champions Sequence: Paris, Magomedov (20-3) will get one as he rematches bantamweight champion Patchy Combine (19-1) at Accor Enviornment in Paris.

“Truthfully, that is excellent state of affairs for me, so with one shot I can kill each rabbits, proper?” Magomedov informed reporters by way of an interpreter at a digital information convention Tuesday. “I can get my revenge and likewise get the Bellator title, the one that every one the fighters are .”

The double alternative Magomedov sees is half-title shot and half-vengeance. Magomedov and Combine fought in a non-title grand prix bout in December 2022. Combine put Magomedov to sleep with a guillotine choke in Spherical 2.

This time, Magomedov predicts a special end result. He thinks he himself has improved, whereas Combine has remained the identical.

“The entire preparation and coaching camp was completely totally different, fairly than the primary one. One factor I can gaurantee is that within the cage you’ll see one other tiger, not the one you noticed earlier than with Patchy Combine. This, I can promise.”

“I believe you will notice a extra aggressive Magomed who will push the tempo and transfer ahead. I’ve tuned myself for the five-round combat. It’s truly not going to be a combat. It’s going to be a brawl.”

“After our final combat, he made two extra wins. I’m certain he’ll get extra assured. On the psychological aspect, he’s extra assured. Stylistically and technical-wise, I imagine he’s the identical. Nothing a lot has modified for him.”

Ought to he stroll away from Friday’s bout with championship gold, Magomedov hopes the celebrities align to maintain the revenge tour going. Prime contender Raufeon Stots (20-2) is the opposite man to carry a Bellator win over Magomedov, who hopes to make it two-for-two in rematches underneath the promotion’s banner.

“Nicely, if every thing went excellent on this combat, I’d like to have my first title protection with Raufeon, as you talked about,” Magomedov mentioned. “The identical factor. I’ve to defend my title, but when the title protection goes to be a combat that I can avenge my loss, that’ll be excellent. Let’s say 2024 I’m setting the objective that will probably be the ‘12 months of Revenge.’”

“… I believe (a title combat) is the final step on the ladder that I’m strolling on. It’s form of like successful an Olympic sport to get this title. That is the objective {of professional} athletes {and professional} fighters. This night time and this belt would be the thrill of my profession.”

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