Regardless of this baptism of fireside, Soldic says he’s prepared and has a whole lot of respect for his opponent, however will provide one thing he is not going to have seen earlier than.
“You possibly can see that I by no means select my opponent, they push me immediately within the hearth towards a really powerful man,” he stated. “I respect him lots, 11-0, however I can say that he by no means confronted anyone like me. I’m like one thing completely different. I’m southpaw, I’m a really harmful man, and it’s not going to be straightforward for him. Additionally, I don’t have a weight lower. It’s good for me. I really feel very, excellent, very sturdy, and I’m at all times on my weight. I do good efficiency, a whole lot of energy, good situation, and my thoughts is there.”
Soldic says Ramazanov is a typical fashionable, properly rounded fighter with the normal wrestling abilities now related to Dagestani athletes. He additionally believes he has been combating a stronger stage of competitors, and has higher starvation going into the struggle.
“He’s additionally an entire MMA fighter like everybody at the moment. All people is aware of jiu-jitsu, all people is aware of wrestling, boxing, conditioning, and now it’s additionally a unique time. Additionally, MMA grew up very quick, and we’re studying. Individuals assume I don’t prepare wrestling as a result of I completed my fights within the stand-up, however I do wrestling every single day.
“I feel I’ve extra expertise than him and the hardest fights. I had additionally higher opponents, however I by no means underestimate anybody. I’m extra hungry than him as a result of he’s now 3-0 in ONE Championship. I don’t have any fights as a result of they provide me immediately Murad, and I’m similar to a brand new cookie there and he is aware of every thing. I feel I’m extra skilled than him, I had the hardest struggle.
I consider in myself and, what I can say? It’s very powerful opponent for me, and I like this. I can not look ahead to the struggle.”
Soldic is concentrated on getting a primary win in ONE, and doesn’t thoughts how that comes about.
“Simply win,” he stated. “I don’t care how. Simply submission, factors, KO, doesn’t matter for me. I simply need to win the struggle. Be sensible, be sharp, be quick. Individuals at all times anticipate KOs from me as a result of most of my fights was completed by KO, so I suppose – shock – additionally submission, I even have good jiu-jitsu. I consider in it, and simply to win. I see a very good struggle.”
ONE Struggle Evening 5: De Ridder vs. Malykhin takes place Saturday December 3 5am GST on the Mall Of Asia Enviornment, Manila. It is a night time to not be missed so mark your calendars, obtain the ONE Tremendous App, and go to observe.onefc.com now!