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Jalin Turner concerned with Rafael Fiziev subsequent: ‘Everyone thinks it might be a terrific combat’

Jalin Turner thinks a fight vs. Rafael Fiziev would be a crowd-pleaser. Turner (14-8 MMA, 7-5 UFC) boasts a 100 percent finish rate with 10 knockouts – including a Performance of the Night knockout of Bobby Green this past December. Fiziev (12-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) is considered one of the best strikers at lightweight, with

Jalin Turner concerned with Rafael Fiziev subsequent: ‘Everyone thinks it might be a terrific combat’

Jalin Turner thinks a combat vs. Rafael Fiziev could be a crowd-pleaser.

Turner (14-8 MMA, 7-5 UFC) boasts a one hundred pc end fee with 10 knockouts – together with a Efficiency of the Evening knockout of Bobby Green this previous December.

Fiziev (12-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) is taken into account probably the greatest strikers at light-weight, along with his two most up-to-date wins being bonus-winning knockouts of Brad Riddell and former champion Rafael dos Anjos.

“I need to run again each combat – I need to combat Dan (Hooker) once more, I need to combat (Matuez) Gamrot once more, however I want to combat Rafael Fiziev,” Turner advised MMA Junkie Radio. “I really feel like that will be a superb combat. Everyone’s been asking for that combat. Everyone thinks it might be a terrific combat and I do, too. It’ll be a superb placing battle, however anyone ranked greater. I need to combat one of many OG’s.”

Turner, 29, was on the ascent at 155 kilos after five-straight wins, however now finds himself having misplaced three of his previous 4, most lately a TKO defeat to Renato Moicano at UFC 300.

“That’s what I’m attempting to determine proper now,” Turner stated on getting again to successful methods. “I simply need to take some extra break day and simply gentle that fireplace once more, and simply positive tune every part as a result of truthfully, I simply really feel like one other factor that has to do with it too is I’ve reached one other caliber of fighters that I’m competing in opposition to so I really feel like I’ve to degree up in a way.

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“I really feel like after I went on that win streak, earlier than that I had my harm, I had a complete 12 months layoff, and I solely fought a 12 months then I had one other 10-month layoff. So, I had a lot time to develop and adapt so I used to be already forward of the competitors by the point I used to be moving into entrance of them. So now, I reached a brand new caliber so I need to proceed that. Take that point off, practice, get as greatest as I can, after which come again and begin taking the scalps once more.”

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