A struggle of winless skilled MMA opponents are set to collide at UFC 225 as Mike Jackson faces former WWE Champion CM Punk.
Punk is competing for the second one time within the UFC and Jackson predicts their battle goes to be the closing for the previous wrestler.
”They paid him a half-a-million the closing time. They’ll most likely pay him every other half-a-million this time and that might be it,” Jackson informed Flo Combat. “This will be his last fight. I can guarantee that. Cause after I touch him, he ain’t going to want this no more.”
Jackson had one different alternative to battle Punk ahead of, however got here up quick in ta qualifying battle towards Mickey Gall at UFC Fight Night 82.
Even regardless that each competition haven’t begun to win a battle, a assured Jackson nonetheless believes he has an enormous benefit over Punk.
”I do really feel it’s nonetheless a mismatch,” Jackson mentioned. “At one point in time, I had no idea who Anderson Silva was. I thought he looked like a good fighter and had an interesting look, but after he smashed on Chris Leben, I was an instant fan. At the time, he was doing all this stuff in [other organizations] and I wasn’t really watching so I had no idea who Anderson Silva was. It didn’t mean he wasn’t good. Now I’m not comparing myself to Anderson Silva but people have just not seen me ‘cause I’ve not had that kind of exposure.”
UFC 225 takes position on Saturday, June nine from the United Center in Chicago, Illinois with Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero headlining. Fightful is offering are living protection of the development, with a post-show podcast to apply.