At 15-0, Evloev has been outwardly searching in at the division’s Top 15 until Dan Ige consented to confront him on this end of the week’s UFC Fight Night: Volkov versus Rozenstruik card. It was the ideal situation for the 28-year-old, who has been sidelined thanks to wounds since he crushed Hakeem Dawodu at UFC 263 last June.
The time off permitted Evloev to mend up and keep adding to his game with his mentors at American Top Team. Now that it’s at long last battle week, he can hardly stand by to immediately take advantage of his most noteworthy chance to date.
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“I’ve been holding on to battle for an entire year. I can hardly pause,” Evloev told UFC.com. “This moment, we are nearly toward the end goal, and nothing can stop me.”
Evloev’s five successes in the UFC have demonstrated that he is the genuine article and totally ought to go up against the top warriors in the featherweight division. Despite the fact that he doesn’t feel like he’s gaining enough appreciation, he isn’t worried assuming individuals are dropping his name while discussing future featherweight title competitors.
He realizes that will all change assuming things work out as expected against Ige.
“I couldn’t care less about me or not. I should simply enter the Octagon to help them to remember who I am,” Evloev said. “This Saturday, I will show the entire world that I’m the genuine competitor for the belt.”
Beating the tenth positioned 145-pounder on the planet would be an explanation win for Evloev. In any case, what’s critical to him isn’t really getting the success; it’s overcoming Ige in style that is important.