‘We’re within the downturn of our careers, there is not any doubt about that’: Justin Gaethje warns Kamaru Usman he is not in his prime, however hopes ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ beats Leon Edwards as a part of trilogy after the latest defeat towards English

  • Justin Gaethje thinks his shut teammate Kamaru Usman is on the downhill section
  • Usman lately misplaced his first combat in 9 years after shedding to Leon Edwards.
  • However Gaethje has backed the Nigerian to beat Edwards of their third combat.
  • He’s concentrating on a rematch towards Dustin Poirier after shedding the primary combat.

justin gaethje imagine Kamaru Usman He’s now within the downhill section of his MMA profession and he does not need him to combat for a lot of extra years.

At UFC 278 in August, Usman, 35, suffered his first loss within the pentagon in 9 years after being knocked out by Leon Edwards.

His shut tag crew accomplice Gaethje says ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ continues to be one of the best fighter within the UFC, however believes they’re each headed in the direction of the tip of the height of their powers now.

Justin Gaethje thinks Kamaru Usman (above) is now within the downhill section of his MMA profession

“He is one of the best on the planet and once more, we each perceive that it isn’t the start,” he stated talking to MMA Mania.

It isn’t even the center anymore. It’s not the tip, however we’re within the decline of our careers, there is no such thing as a doubt about that.

“I do not wish to combat till I am 40, he does not wish to combat till he is 40, and I do not need him to combat till he is 40.”

Usman picked up his first loss in 9 years after being knocked out by Leon Edwards (proper)

Reviews recommend that Usman may face Edwards once more to finish a trilogy and Gaethje is in little doubt who will emerge victorious.

The 33-year-old stated: ‘He is in an awesome place. He’ll be again, possibly he’ll combat this man in London, he is higher than him and he ought to win.

‘The explanation we’re all such followers of this sport is due to the unpredictability at any given second.

Gaethje is eyeing a rematch towards Dustin Poirier as certainly one of ‘two or three powerful fights left’

And if you’re on the opposite facet of what you’ve got simply skilled, one of the best feeling on the planet. That is what we’re all for. You will have an opportunity to exit and get that feeling again.

Gaethje final fought at UFC 274 when he misplaced to Charles Oliveira. In the identical interview, he admitted that he has “two or three powerful fights” left and needs certainly one of them to be a rematch with Dustin Poirier.

“Ideally, Poirier beats Chandler, I want to combat Poirier,” he added. ‘I imply, he beat me. That may be a victory that I want to win again. It was the combat of the 12 months, the combat of the last decade, most likely the combat of a few years. That was an awesome combat. That is nice.



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