Mikey Musumeci says he hasn’t taken a single day off ‘in three months’

Mikey Musumeci is in Singapore and able to accomplish an important process this weekend: eat some pizza. However earlier than he does that, the person known as ‘Darth Rigatoni’ has one other crucial process forward of him.

At ONE on Prime Video 2, Musumeci will enter the circle for the second time in what would be the largest match of his profession to date.

Mikey Musumeci will face Brazilian grappler Cleber Sousa in U.S. primetime to crown the very first ONE flyweight submission grappling world champion. Able to seize the second, Mikey Musumeci revealed on the ONE on Prime Video 2 press convention that he has not taken a single time without work within the final three months.

“I’m right here in Singapore to do two issues – do jiu-jitsu and eat pizza. And pizza locations don’t open until after the match. So I’m right here to do jiu-jitsu with Cleber, he’s superb. I labored so exhausting in preparation for this match and I’m so prepared. I haven’t taken in the future off in like three months, so I’m so prepared for this match.”

In his first ONE Championship look, the New Jersey native earned a formidable submission of grappling icon Masakazu Imanari, scoring a submission in simply over 4 minutes.

The five-time IBJJF world champion has 58 profession victories on the earth of submission grappling. He’ll search for win quantity 59 on September 30.

Mikey Musumeci believes ONE Championship submission grappling guidelines carry out the very best in opponents

All the time innovating, ONE Championship reintroduced the world to submission grappling contained in the circle on the promotion’s Tenth-anniversary occasion ONE X. Since then, the promotion has signed a slew of unimaginable submission grappling superstars and has developed a rule set that encourages submissions over survival.

Sharing his ideas on the ONE Championship rule set, Mikey Musumeci mentioned:

“It is only a pure battle of two guys attempting to kill one another with submissions. I really feel like this format will carry out the very best model of Cleber. And it ought to carry out the very best model of me as a result of it is simply pure attacking.”

The most important distinction between ONE Championship’s submission grappling versus what you’d see in a typical BJJ competitors is the emphasis on submissions and submission makes an attempt.

Contained in the Circle, submission grappling matches may have a single 12-minute spherical with the one approach to win being by the use of faucet or nap. Nonetheless, if no submission happens by the top of the time restrict, the competitor with essentially the most submission makes an attempt shall be awarded the victory.

No factors. No selections. The person who places his opponent in essentially the most hazard walks out the winner.

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