Waachiim Spiritwolf - BellatorWaachiim Spiritwolf isn’t the kind of fighter to take things slow. He’s aggressive both in his fight style and in the way he approaches his career, thus when a cut ended his second bout with Marius Zaromskis in Bellator this past May, he wasted no time in getting ready for the rubber match.

“I’ve been training non-stop since the end of the last fight; the very next week after I went right into a training camp anticipating a third fight,” he told MMAWeekly.com.

With both fights between he and Zaromskis ending abruptly, Spiritwolf was asked if he feels unsatisfied with the outcomes of these fights more so than he would with a more decisive ending.

“I think it is a little frustrating, but I love to fight and to compete, so I feel extra motivation to win this fight and put a punctuation mark on this trilogy,” he said. “I’m going to really knock him out or submit him and put an end to this.

“I’m not a big fan of controversy, but I understand controversy is what draws fans to this. When people think of our trilogy, you’ll think of it as one of ‘you’ll never know what’s going to happen.’ I definitely want to have a definitive ending to this trilogy.”

Spiritwolf will get his chance to put an exclamation point on his series with Zaromskis when the two meet on a feature bout at Bellator 72 on July 20 in Tampa, Fla.

“I feel like I won both of those rounds (in May) and I feel like I had him finished in the second round, so I feel like he’s the one who is going to have to scramble and find new things to do,” said Spiritwolf. “MMA is a game of chess, and you have to be a step ahead of your opponent, so I’m already anticipating the changes he’s going to have to make and focused on countering them.”

Regardless of how the third fight turns out, Spiritwolf is ultimately happy to have had a trilogy with Zaromskis on his resume.

“I’ve enjoyed this trilogy with him because he’s so well respected,” Spiritwolf said. “Us fighting is like mixing gasoline and dynamite and getting a big boom, so it’s been really exciting for me.”

Turning his attention towards the future, Spiritwolf acknowledges he doesn’t have the best record in MMA at 9-10-1, but he feels he’s done the best in the situations provided him and will continue to work hard to do so each and every time out.

“I would definitely love to get as many wins as possible – that’s the goal of every fighter – unfortunately I’ve only fought the best person (available at the time),” he said. “It’s difficult for me to get fights unless it’s a big fight on a main card and my opponents are usually top contenders.

“I just embrace the moment, look at it at a challenge and do my absolute best to go in there fight-ready, in the best shape possible and focused on putting on a great performance for the fans and hopefully get my hand raised in victory.”


E-mail Mick Hammond
For more UFC News and UFC Rumors, follow MMAWeekly.com on Twitter and Facebook.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Dana White doesn't think a trilogy fight with Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will happen

  • 23 days ago

The UFC boss explained why he isn’t sure the fight will happen but we really hope money will eventually talk and we’ll get a third and final fight between these two. read news >>

Nate Diaz taunts Conor McGregor after recent comments about trilogy fight

  • 11 days ago

Nate Diaz fires back at Conor McGregor read news >>

Nate Diaz calls out Conor McGregor for trilogy fight

  • 11 days ago

Conor McGregor believes Nate Diaz took so much damage in their second fight at UFC 202 that it would be in his best interest to leave it at 1-1.Don't expect Conor McGregor to challenge Nate Diaz read news >>

UFC: Nate Diaz Calls Out Conor McGregor for Trilogy Bout

  • 10 days ago

Nate Diaz has once again called out Conor McGregor for a potential third and final bout between two of the UFC's bitterest of rivals.Just when you think that the rivalry between Nate Diaz and Co read news >>

Nate Diaz taunts Conor McGregor about trilogy fight comments

  • 10 days ago

Conor McGregor had some choice words to say about Nate Diaz’s health after their last fight… and those comments didn’t go unnoticed by Diaz. read news >>