UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling has provided some advice to 17-year-old star Raul Rosas Jr.
Just a few transient weeks previously on Dana White’s Contender Sequence, we seen Raul Rosas Jr make historic previous.
The teenage sensation was able to defeat Mando Gutierrez via unanimous willpower in a one-sided affair, incomes himself a UFC contract throughout the course of.
Dana White couldn’t help nonetheless reward merely how good this little one is and when you concentrate on that he’s merely 6-0, it truly does make you shock how far he can go throughout the sport of blended martial arts.
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In spite of everything, it’s easy to get too far ahead of your self on this sport, which is why it’ll be good for him to slowly nonetheless completely work his means up by the use of the bantamweight division with smart reserving.
The particular person on the prime of the pile, Aljamain Sterling, not too way back spoke about Rosas Jr’s rise to prominence.
Video: Aljamain Sterling gives Raul Rosas Jr some advice
“Be hungry, be passionate, be daring, which Rosas is, very daring. Take full advantage of that spotlight, nonetheless be smart in that course of. I on a regular basis say preserve your enemies shut on account of there’s on a regular basis points that you’d be taught from these ‘enemies’, as a substitute of making an attempt to make everyone in opposition to you.
“He needs to be champ by the purpose he’s 19 or 20 years earlier. Hey man, the world is your oyster, go for it. For individuals who suppose you’re going to get it accomplished, go ahead and get it accomplished, nonetheless I consider it’s very, very wishful pondering in my personal opinion. Not saying it would’t be accomplished nonetheless the youngest man was Jon Jones and to suppose he’s going to outdo Jon, with out the accolades?
“I in distinction him to Bo Nickal, and Bo Nickal is unquestionably an accomplished athlete already. Rosas is barely a youthful little one who’s proficient, works arduous, sturdy, nonetheless he hasn’t accomplished one thing in one other form of sport.”
The champ is correct right here
Later this month at UFC 280 in Abu Dhabi, Aljamain Sterling will defend his UFC bantamweight championship in opposition to TJ Dillashaw.
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‘Funk Grasp’ has already been able to see off the issue of Petr Yan, the similar man who he controversially beat to claim the belt, and now he’ll try to flip away one different former champion.
Sterling has prolonged since been seen as one of many underrated fighters throughout the UFC however when he can get earlier Dillashaw, we’ll all be compelled to position some additional respect on his title.