Newly minted interim Bellator Bantamweight Champion Patchy Combine isn’t offered on Sergio Pettis’ eagerness to combat him.
Combine scored the largest win of his professional MMA profession at Bellator 295 this previous Saturday (April 22). Within the finals of the Bellator Bantamweight World Grand Prix, Combine went one-on-one with Raufeon Stots, who was the interim Bellator bantamweight titleholder going into the combat. Combine landed a knee that shut the lights off Stots within the opening body.
Patchy Combine Questions If Sergio Pettis Desires To Combat Him
Whereas Patchy Combine is now the interim titleholder at 135-pounds, Sergio Pettis reigns as the primary Bellator Bantamweight Champion. He’s set to place his gold on the road in opposition to Bellator Featherweight Champion Patricio Freire on June 16. Through the Bellator 295 post-fight press convention, Combine let it’s recognized that he doesn’t suppose Pettis is happy in regards to the considered combating him (by way of MMAJunkie.com).
“Sh*t, I don’t know if Pettis actually desires to combat me,” Combine mentioned. “I knew he was choosing Rauf to win. I don’t understand how he may decide that. However I don’t suppose Pettis actually desires to combat me. I believe ‘Pitbull’ takes it. You may’t decide in opposition to him. I need to combat the pound-for-pound No. 1. Let ‘Pitbull’ take it. I’m hoping he wins, and I can combat one of the best. I don’t know in the event that they’re fearful about me. They’re in all probability simply fearful in regards to the activity at hand.
“Regardless sufficient, I consider I’m one of the best bantamweight on this planet. I practice with the highest guys on this planet, a number of the greatest on this planet. I consider I’m one of the best 135 pounder on this planet at this time. I’m simply getting higher, I’m simply bettering now, I’m simply going into my prime now.”
Combine now waits to see who his subsequent opponent will likely be for a title unification bout. Pettis vs. “Pitbull” will headline Bellator 297.