UFC 279: Malhadinho wants to end the year with just a victory: “Life changed from water to wine” | war

As of a week in the past, final Thursday, Zeilton Malhadinho will struggle Russian ranked Shamil Abdurakhimov in a heavyweight duel (up to 120 kg) at UFC 279 in Las Vegas. Next Saturday, nonetheless, the actuality is that the Bahian fighter will face Swede Anton Turkalj, lately employed after Abdurkhimov was denied a visa to enter the United States. The match can be up to 100 kg of married weight.

In an unique interview with Dr warMalhadinho stated the first proposal was to face Sweden at mild heavyweight (up to 93 kg), however he stated that may be unimaginable.

– I used to be coaching and my supervisor Leo Patira was there and stated: “The Russian couldn’t get his visa, he had a drawback they usually provided a man right here who fought Acacio Pecano at 93 kg and wants to cease the struggle at 93 kg. I stated: “Son, I’m not going to struggle at 93kg. I struggle at heavyweight or mixed.” My weight was 105 kg and it could be virtually very tough to get down to 93 kg in a week. It ended up that we mixed the weight up to 100 kg and he accepted the struggle. He did not need to be a heavyweight both.

Zelton Malhadinho will face Sweden’s Anton Turkalj in the 100kg welterweight — Photo: Evelyn Rodrigues

The work in Galpao da Luta, Salvador, didn’t coincide with the change of opponent. Malhadinho, who can be making his third struggle in the UFC after two wins, famous the Swede’s sport is comparable to his personal.

– Practically nothing has changed, Anton’s sport is the identical as mine. He’s a shy man, however when he takes a hand he is scared and wants to stick straight away. I’m all the time engaged on the sport of slicing him down and placing him down, and I did a sure coaching to defend him and take a look at to take him down and he appears like a child on his again. He is a very powerful man on high, he can be kneading, however he isn’t searching for submission all the time. If I’m on high, everybody is aware of I’m all the time searching for submissions or hitting floor and pound.

After arriving in the UFC in September 2021 by way of a aggressive streak with a victory on the actuality present, the 31-year-old fighter, in his debut with the group, defeated Danilo Marquez by knockout in a mild heavyweight conflict after which submitted Parter Porker. The goal has already been set after the weekend struggle at heavyweight, however for 2023.

– Then we’ll return to the heavyweights and search for Shamil (Abdurakhimov) there in Brazil, and take a look at to get into the rankings aiming for the larger flight (…). I believe with this struggle (at UFC 279) closing the season, this year has been very busy for me. I’m going to strive to get on the Brazil card, the struggle at house is absolutely nice. Who is aware of Mick (Maynard) and Dana (White) let me struggle in Brazil after this struggle…

Even earlier than the struggle that ought to end the 2020 season for Zelton Malhadinho, the fighter highlighted how his life has changed since becoming a member of the greatest MMA group in the world.

– My life has changed from water to wine. I used to be a man who suffered a lot in the MMA world, I fought in free occasions, everybody is aware of that it is rather tough to discover an occasion in Brazil that pays very properly. Today I might be calm, my life is properly steady, I’m doing properly. With the UFC I’ve achieved some targets in life and I’m aiming for larger issues.

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UFC 279
September 10, 2022 in Las Vegas (USA)
Main Card (23:00 GMT):
Welterweight: Khamjat Chimayev vs. Nate Diaz
Welterweight: Li Jingliang vs. Tony Ferguson
Welterweight: Kevin Holland vs. Daniel Rodriguez
Bantamweight: Irene Aldana vs Macy Chiasson
Light heavyweight: Johnnie Walker vs Ion Kutelaba
Preliminary Card (7pm, Brasilia Time):
Featherweight: Hakeem Daodu vs. Julian Erosa
Heavyweight: Zelton Malhadinho vs. Anton Turkalz
Middleweight: Dennis Tullulin vs. Jamie Pickett
Heavyweight: Jake Collier vs. Chris Barnett
Featherweight: Norma Dumont vs. Danielle Wolfe
Bantamweight: Chad Anheliger vs. Hailey Alateng
Strawweight: Melissa Martinez vs. Elise Reed
Welterweight: Darian Weeks vs Yohan Lynes

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