Fabio Maldonado is Looking for a Tough Fight at UFC Fight Night 29
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 10.06.2013
Maldonado faces Joey Beltran on the card..
UFC light heavyweight fighter Fabio Maldonado recently spoke about his upcoming fight with Joey Beltran at UFC Fight Night 29 on October 9. Below are some highlights:
Maldonado on his performance against Roger Hollett: "I want to accomplish a lot more that what I've shown. I was not satisfied with my performance against Hollett. I think it could have been a lot better. I was very anxious, afraid to lose my job since I was coming off three losses. But I'm happy to still be the in the UFC."
Maldonado on wanting a win and tough fight on Saturday: "Besides victory, I always want a very tough fight. I want to see a lot of blood in the octagon. I want to spill both my blood and that of my opponent. I want it to be an extremely violent fight. May the best man win. A fight depends on two people. Both people need to want to fight. It's like a dance. The other person needs to want to dance too."
Maldonado on getting to fight in Brazil: "I was born and live 40 minutes away from the arena. Many of my friends will be there. It really motivates me. And pairing me up with Beltran was a great idea. Everything points to a great battle. I'm looking forward to trading on the feet, but I've been training a lot of jiu-jitsu. My jiu-jitsu is the best it's been in my life...Mainly, you'll see me better prepared and more focused. I am very well trained, and I plan to unleash everything I can."