Henry Cejudo claims stylistic nightmare Bo Nickal could beat champion Israel Adesanya even before UFC debut

Regardless of being simply three fights into his skilled MMA profession, Bo Nickal ought to already be thought-about the favourite towards Israel Adesanya. The UFC middleweight champion must be on excessive alert, insists Henry Cejudo.

The NCAA Division I wrestler has appeared twice in Dana White’s Contender Collection (DWCS) and every time proved simply how simply he has tailored to the game. His two viewings on the Apex have showcased his wrestling capacity, heavy fingers, and nearly flawless submission sport. This doubtlessly makes him an issue for the elite at 185lbs.

Henry Cejudo sang the wrestler’s praises, claiming that he’s a stylistic nightmare for present UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. He went as far as to say Nikal would beat the New Zealander given the prospect.

“Those that do not assume Bo Nickal is the actual deal, I am [going to] inform you guys proper now. As an Olympic champion, as a two-division champion, I do not even wanna say prospect no extra, I believe it is simply penny each time this man really turns into champion at 185 kilos. I believe for those who’re capable of put him towards Israel Adesanya now, simply in response to kinds, Bo Nickal beats him. He places him to his again, controls his wrists, grapples the heck out of him, and that is all she wrote.”

Though he has handled it properly all through his profession, ‘The Final Stylebender’ continues to be focused by grapplers because it stays the weakest a part of his MMA sport.

In true movie-like trend, Adesanya has the prospect to avenge his two earlier kickboxing losses when he collides with long-term foe Alex Pereira within the UFC 281 headliner on November 12.

Try what Henry Cejudo needed to say about Bo Nickal and the UFC middleweight division within the video beneath.

Israel Adesanya’s historical past combating grapple-heavy opponents

Israel Adesanya has needed to take care of his justifiable share of grapplers contained in the octagon and has carried out moderately properly for someone who would supposedly be simple to deal with within the wrestling division.

Marvin Vettori employs a heavy grappling type, however was unable to defeat the kickboxer on two events. Derek Brunson is thought for drowning opponents together with his wrestling, however was picked aside and completed by the 33-year-old.

One man capable of management the middleweight king on the bottom was the a lot heavier Jan Blachowicz following Adesanya’s enterprise as much as gentle heavyweight. Whereas he’s skilled at keeping off grapplers, he has by no means confronted anyone on the stage of Bo Nickal, doubtlessly making for an intriguing battle down the road.

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