Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

WWE

Molly McCann expects enchancment with transfer to strawweight: ‘The drop was as a result of I used to be outsized’

January 31, 2024 9:20 pm ET LAS VEGAS – Molly McCann is eager to get a new chapter going in her fighting career. This Saturday, McCann (13-6 MMA, 6-5 UFC) will make her UFC strawweight debut, as he takes on Diana Belbita (15-8 MMA, 2-4 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 235. McCann says the reason

Molly McCann expects enchancment with transfer to strawweight: ‘The drop was as a result of I used to be outsized’


LAS VEGAS – Molly McCann is raring to get a brand new chapter moving into her combating profession.

This Saturday, McCann (13-6 MMA, 6-5 UFC) will make her UFC strawweight debut, as he takes on Diana Belbita (15-8 MMA, 2-4 UFC) at UFC Fight Night 235. McCann says the explanation why she’s dropping from 125 to 115 kilos is that she was combating opposition a lot larger than her, which didn’t assist in among the destructive outcomes.

“The drop was as a result of I used to be outsized,” McCann stated at Wednesday’s UFC Combat Night time 235 media day. “I feel you may all the time see that was the deal. I might all the time get in there, and you may see the ladies could be so large. I keep in mind doing a DEXA scan years in the past, and so they stated if I dropped I might lose plenty of muscle and stuff, however this time we’ve accomplished it and I haven’t.”

Not solely will McCann be combating ladies her dimension, however the drop has additionally improved her mentality. The truth that she’s making an excellent larger sacrifice to maximise her potential helps her confidence.

“Each fighter will say this, however I don’t cheat,” McCann stated. “I actually don’t cheat. I give all the things I can, however I’ve discovered extra. I’ve accomplished it as a result of that is my dream. I need to do that for so long as I can and as a lot as I can. I feel I’ve accomplished it on the proper time. I received a little bit of a reputation behind me. I’ve managed to beat some good women. I’ve received some good finishes at a better weight. I’ve gone away, perfected my craft making weight safely. I feel when you take a look at me, I’m not drawn in.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

“I simply really feel actually calm and prepared and there’s a brand new sense of stillness as a result of I’ve accomplished extra, and I do know what I’ve accomplished. I’m simply prepared.”

For extra on the cardboard, go to MMA Junkie’s occasion hub for UFC Fight Night 235.

You’ll want to go to the MMA Junkie Instagram web page and YouTube channel to debate this and extra content material with followers of blended martial arts.

Read More

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement
Advertisement

You May Also Like

AEW

Etsuo Hara/Getty Images The wrestling world may be focused on the road to WWE's WrestleMania 40 and the upcoming retirement match for AEW star...

Baseball

Beltrán jumps up to 57.1 percent in second year on Hall of Fame ballot January 24th, 2024 NEW YORK -- Billy Wagner’s bid to...

Boxing

Vladimir Lengal has had an interesting combat sports career thus far. Before transitioning to MMA entirely in February, the undefeated Lengal (12-0, 6-0 MMA)...

WWE

Cody Rhodes again seems to be on the verge of suffering a massive setback and the WWE Universe can’t just shut their carps up....

Boxing

Please enable JS and disable any ad blocker

Baseball

The Giants announced that they have signed a four-year, $44MM contract with free agent right-hander Jordan Hicks . The righty will get a one-time...

Boxing

Longtime boxing commentator Larry Merchant was rushed to a hospital in Los Angeles last night and is in the critical care unit, according to...

Sports

Server Error Whoops! It looks like we dropped the ball. This page is unavailable.

WWE

WWE Raw Results: Winners, Live Grades, Reaction and Highlights From Dec. 18 0 of 7 Seth Rollins and CM Punk. WWE Welcome to Bleacher...

NFL

Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers at the Super Bowl on Sunday, securing the NFL’s first back-to-back Super Bowl wins in 20...

WWE

Ranking the 7 Best Elimination Chamber Matches in WWE History 0 of 7 Credit: WWE.com The Elimination Chamber returns Saturday morning as WWE presents...

WWE

Musical superstar Post Malone is linking up with WWE 2K24, curating the soundtrack for the game. On top of that, players will be able...

AEW

Reading’s Broad Street Mall McLaren Living intends to submit a planning application to Reading Borough Council in the next few weeks for its town...

Advertisement