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American fighter mixed martial (MMA) Ryan Bader stated that it would participate in the fight against compatriot Daniel Cormier is the best in the ultimate fighting championship (UFC). He said this in an interview with MMA Fighting.
One of the journalists remembered the words of Cormier that Bader, being a UFC fighter, was the easiest of the contenders in the light heavyweight division. Bader said that for a long time do not take offense to these words and respects current champion of UFC in heavy weight. “It would be great to go against Cormier. To fight the best in both promotions. To figure out who’s the champion’s champion,” added the 35-year-old Bader.
On the night of 27 Jan Bader knocked out of the Russian fighter Fedor Emelianenko in the Grand Prix finals Bellator among the heavyweights. Victory made the American a champion of the organization in this League. In addition, Bader is also a belt holder at light heavyweight.
39-year-old Cormier is the best fighter the UFC no weight categories and the reigning champion in heavy weight. He was also the champion in two weight classes, but gave up the title ahead of the fight between the American John Jones and Swede Alexander Gustafsson. In the match on December 30 at UFC 232 Jones became the new champion in the light heavyweight category.
Bader competed in the UFC from 2009 to 2016. He scored 14 victories and five defeats under the auspices of the promotion. After moving to Bellator American became a champion of the organization in the light heavyweight division. In Bellator Bader has never lost, winning five times.
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