Jonatas Novaes Doesn’t Believe Kurt Southern Deserves an Immediate Rematch
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 10.03.2013
The two face off again at MFC 38…
MMA fighter Jonatas Novaes recently spoke on his upcoming rematch with Kurt Southern set for MFC 38 on Friday (October 4). The fight is a rematch from their previous bout at MFC 36. Novaes won the fight by submission in the third round though Southern was arguably winning the fight before the stoppage. Below are some highlights:
Novaes on his expectation that another win over Southern will get hima title shot: "It's my understanding that if I beat Southern again, I'll get a shot at the belt."
Novaes on why he thinks Southern doesn't deserve a rematch: "I don't think he deserves to be my opponent right after I defeated him. When I faced him, I knew sooner of later I would catch him, even though he was ahead on the cards. I don't think I should have to face him twice in a row."