Doug Marshall Plans to Finish Sultan Aliev at Bellator 92
Posted by Larry Csonka on 03.07.2013
“I don't stop until the ref pulls me off…”
- Doug Marshall recently spoke about his Bellator 92 bout with Sultan Aliev. Here are the highlights…
On Finishing Andreas Spang: "Usually, I don't stop until the ref pulls me off. That last punch I landed against Spang, I knew it was over. There's no way he was going to get up and continue fighting after that. I felt the punch connect solid and transfer all the way through my elbow, and he was done. He might not have been able to eat a solid thing for the rest of his life if Dan Miragliotta wouldn't have stopped that fight. That's the feeling I got when I hit him. I thought, 'I'm going to be a nice guy and let him slide on the rest of this ass whooping.' That ain't gonna happen again."
On His Punching Power: "I just know that when I touch another man with my punches, they're going to sleep," Marshall said. "You're never going to get that pitty-patty punching from me. Dudes are not going to eat 300 of my punches and still be alive. It's just not humanly possible. Three words you need to know about 'The Rhino': explosive, violent and entertaining."
On Fighting Sultan Aliev: "Honestly, I don't know too much about Sultan Aliev," Marshall said. "He's Russian, so he's tough. If this guy thinks he's going to take me down and wet-blanket me for all three rounds, good luck. There's not too much I can say without sounding like a complete arrogant f---, but this guy's going down. I'm going to knock this f---ing dude out, then I'm going to knock out the next guy. I'm going to win my title shot, and then I'm going to knock out Alexander Shlemenko. It's as simple as that."
On Finishing Sultan Aliev: "I'm going to knock this guy out," Marshall said. "I know that's kind of simple and plain, but I'm going go in and impose my will, put on the pressure, and knock this guy out. I'm just going break him. I don't look at fighting as a sport. This is mortal combat. It's me, or it's you."