There are lots of fighters that put no or little significance on the UFC’s official ranks, however, Jack Hermansson isn’t one of them.
Fresh of his eponymous end of Gerald Meerschaert at UFC on FOX 3 1, Hermansson, that holds a 5-2 record from the Octagon, underlined the importance of obtaining a spot in the promotion’s ranks.
“I think it’s really important as the UFC tend to match people in the ranks with each other,” Hermansson told Eurobash.
“Should you’re not in the ranks, it’s unlikely for you’ll be climbing towards a title shot, which is my goal, so I want to obtain my name out as soon as possible. I personally ’ll be there soon. I can it happening in the longer term, although I guess it depends on how well other people do. ”
The former Cage Warriors champion claims he known for conflicts using Brad Tavares and Elias Theodorou, that both hold slots in the middle weight top 15, in his Milwaukee post-fight meeting in a bid to place himself able to maintain his own place in the ranks.
“I said that Brad Tavares and Elias Theodorou would be good opponents. Maybe Derek Brunson and David Branchthere are certainly always a whole lot of guys there that I could struggle. I would love to resist anybody inside of the ranks,&rdquo.
Hermansson further identified Theodorou he enjoys his chances .
“He’s an alright fighter and also his special skill is always to just have the triumph. He discovers his own way in a struggle and he continues to triumph and win…I don’t even know how lots of UFC wins he & ’s got today. A lot of his struggles go-to decision, however he is some guy who wins plenty of fights, so it could be a good one to demonstrate that I can beat someone in the upper 15. ”
Ideally, “The Joker” might prefer to face the Canadian in the UFC’s annual London series, that occurs on Mar. 16.
“I think the thing right now may be your London card in March. That way I’ve got a little bit of time to relax and get yourself a camp in. I have a fantastic group of followers in the U.K. because I’ve had lots of struggles there and additionally, it will be easy for individuals from Norway and Sweden to traveling there to watch and come. It’d have been quite a very good event to become a part of. ”