LAS VEGAS – Norma Dumont wants to fetch obvious she’s ready when she contends for a UFC title.
Dumont (6-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) picked up a pivotal capture over customary title challenger Felicia Spencer at UFC Battle Evening 188 on Saturday, which may perhaps relish very doubtless establish her subsequent in line for a featherweight title shot.
All roads lead to dual champion Amanda Nunes, but Dumont isn’t necessarily purchasing for basically the most attention-grabbing course to gold. The Brazilian, who’s previous two appearances relish attain in each and each divisions, thinks getting like a flash-tracked to a title shot won’t relief her well.
“I mediate it’s a disadvantage because of this of for you to be champion, you wish to fight and Amanda Nunes didn’t turn into champion with minute or no fights,” Dumont Dumont told MMA Junkie following Saturday’s UFC Battle Evening 188 at the UFC Apex. “She had to fight loads to turn into champion, and since there aren’t a host of fights in the 145-pound division – I easiest relish seven fights, so I’d like to fight extra to be ready to fight for a title.”
Alternatively, if bantamweight is Dumont’s future home, she’ll need time sooner than making the skedaddle for her subsequent fight. While she understands the perks of staying at featherweight, Dumont is appealing to establish the work in to tumble assist down to bantamweight basically the most attention-grabbing map.
“I’ll gape what opportunities arise,” Dumont acknowledged. “If it’s at 135, I’ll need four months to be in a space to fetch that weight and at 145, I will be able to fight in much less time.”
She persisted, “I’d like to fight at 135. I’d like to accomplish this analysis and work at the PI, and I’d like to gape how I feel.”