Mike Kyle on His Main Event Bout with Andrei Arlovski at WSOF 5
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 09.12.2013
Kyle says he’s honed his skills…
MMAjunkie Radio interviewed MMA fighter Mike Kyle this week. Kyle is set to face Andrei Arlovski in the main event of World Series of Fighting on Saturday, September 14. Below are some highlights:
Kyle on expecting a stand-up battle with Arlovski: "I'm sure that's the way it's going to work. We know what each other has, what we have to offer. We're both confident strikers, so I don't really see the fight going any other way than us throwing bombs at each other."
Kyle on his belief that he's honed his skills: "Now, I've honed in my skills and really started working on my skills and throwing more combos. That's really the secret to the fight. Arlovski is more of a one-two type of guy, and now, I'm able to put more combos together with three or four punches."
Kyle on the mistakes he has made in the past in his career: "It took a lot to grow up and realize the things I was doing to my body and putting in my body isn't the best way to be recovering. If you train hard every day, your body needs to recover, and you need to put good nutrients in your body. So I learned the hard way."
Kyle on trying to end his career on a high note: "I'm in this sport to get something out of it. Now, I'm toward the end of my career, so it's me (with) focused time, and try to get something out of this sport and don't cheat myself out of my whole career. I feel like I'd be cheating myself if I did anything else. It's time for me to put up and get on track and do the things that are needed to be successful, and do what I'm capable and what the promoters know what I'm capable of."