Justin Gethse There are some questions that go into the biggest fight of his life.
UFC interim light champion Cham Khabib will share the cage with controversial Normagomedov on October 24 in a title consolidation match set for the UFC 254 title on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. It was the biggest fight in UFC’s 155-pound division history.
Although it is well known that Gaitze (21-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) brought Noormagomedov (28-0 MMA, 12-0 UFC) to the table, he had some doubts about the undefeated champion, especially how much damage he could take.
“I create damage,” Gethse said Combat in the morning. “If I just miss and clip, it’s still a loss, a complete loss. In a 25 minute fight, I will create a loss in one way or another. The thing about Tony (Ferguson) is that Tony loves it. Do not like
“His main priority is to be undamaged so he can live a quality life and that is admirable. When I hurt you, where does your mind go when you first have the thought ‘Don’t worry?’ I do not know, I’m glad to see his response to that.”
There is no doubt in the charm that Normagomedov faced many dangerous warriors who caused a lot of damage in his career, but Gethse feels that he has brought a new level of pain.
“I’m damaging the nerves of the bone that touch the bones,” Gethse explained. “When one person’s bone touches another person’s bone there must be something to give. This is physics. This is as true as it gets.
“I broke him. I think he was clipped, but I don’t think he took consistent damage like leg kicks, body shots and the like. I don’t think anyone can do that.”
Gaitje knows he is facing the greatest and biggest star of his career. It has a lot of implications and promises plenty to the winner. Despite the high stakes, “Highlight” sees this fight as something else.
“Obviously it’s too big, but internally you have to equalize, you have to be grounded,” Gethse explained. “I can not do this huge event because it’s 25 minutes and you have to be perfect in that time. That’s all I’m preparing.”