Rafael Silva Says Anthony Leone's Confidence is Riding High
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 10.04.2013
They're going to have quite the motivated fight...
Rafael Silva recently spoke with MMAjunkie about his fight with Anthony Leone at Bellator 102. Check out the highlights:
On Leon being confident: "Without a doubt, he's very motivated and confident now. I'm sure he's studying all my strong and weak points. I'm sure he wants to win just as much as I do."
On his planning for the bout: "My head coach, Marcelo Brigadeiro, has studied his fights and he's letting me know what to do and what to avoid. He formulates the strategy and I follow it. We have lots of a very talented athletes in our team who specialize in various facets of the sport. It's a great mix. I'm highly confident."
On his win over Rodrigo Lima: "It was a very difficult and hotly contested fight. He's also very complete and he had already been in Bellator twice before. Gladly I was successful in pursing our strategy by being aware of his strong and weak points. It all went well. It all worked out perfectly. I just came home and went back to training. I have high confidence in my team. I'm sure I'll have a good fight against Leone and that it's going to be a war."