Article

Eurosport - UFC: Irvin to rely on brute strength

James Irvin says he has not wasted much time trying to work out a gameplan for when he meets the world's top pound-for-pound fighter Anderson Silva on Saturday in what will be Silva's debut at light-heavyweight.

James Irvin says he has not wasted much time trying to work out a gameplan for when he meets the world's top pound-for-pound fighter Anderson Silva on Saturday in what will be Silva's debut at light-heavyweight.

Silva is regarded as one of the most multi-faceted fighters in mixed martial arts, and Irvin has quickly understood the futility of trying to map out a technical game plan with Silva.

Instead, Irvin has decided he's simply going to go in and brawl with Silva and hope that his size and strength wins out over Silva's speed, quickness and precision striking.

"I won't back down for a second from him," said Irvin. "That doesn't mean I will go crazy - he's the best fighter in the world for a reason and I respect that.

Click here for the entire story

미디어

최근
Watch the post-fight press conference live following the event.
2015. 3. 25
Watch the official weigh-in for UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas live Friday, April 3 at 12pm/9am ETPT.
2015. 3. 25
Watch the UFC 189 World Tour press conference in Dublin, Ireland, live Tuesday, March 31 at 1pm/10am ETPT.
2015. 3. 25
경기 후 기자회견 현장을 확인해보자.
2015. 3. 19