While matters in MMA can usually go awry at any moment, for middleweight up-and-comer Johnny Eblen, so far things have been going to plan as he completes his third season as a pro.
In four bouts within the last two decades, Eblen was able to go ahead, and in accordance with himhe has yet to run in to anything that he wasn’t already prepared for.
“” I think I’ve been doing pretty much,” Eblen told MMAWeekly.com. “I definitely have done everything I thought I was going to really do. I’m undefeated — all first around endings — I don’t even have any complaints frankly.
“Honestly I harbor ’t even had any surprises. This is the goal I had for myselfTo get first round endings and remain undefeated. I’t definitely realized that. I believe that it comes from how I train and also how I’ve gone about my pro career. ”
“& I ’m comfortable in my toes,” said Eblensaid “In my feet I see far more openings and my defense is becoming a whole lot better. I’d mention that my grappling is becoming better as well. I find more endings anywhere on the ground. “
About March 22 at Thackerville, Oklahoma, Eblen (4-0) can turn to keep his undefeated streak going when he faces Chauncey Foxworth (97 ) in a preliminary 185-pound bout at Bellator 218.
“He’s prepared to fight, he’s a scrapper, but I think I’ve more tools in the tool belt than he can,” Eblen said of Foxworth. “Honestly it’s only yet another fight. This ’s how I look at every fight. I take it fight by fight and try to not look too far ahead. ”
While Eblen is targeted on what is in the front of him than that ’s nexthe can state there’s a larger goal at play in regards to exactly what he wants to achieve in 20-19.
“I signed with Bellator for grounds; I finally would like to be a world champion for Bellator; that’s definitely a objective of mine” said Eblensaid “If it happens, I truly don’t care, I’m only going to take my time and one fight (at some time). ”