Article

Eurosport - UFC: Irvin to rely on brute strength

James Irvin says he has not wasted much time trying to work out a gameplan for when he meets the world's top pound-for-pound fighter Anderson Silva on Saturday in what will be Silva's debut at light-heavyweight.

James Irvin says he has not wasted much time trying to work out a gameplan for when he meets the world's top pound-for-pound fighter Anderson Silva on Saturday in what will be Silva's debut at light-heavyweight.

Silva is regarded as one of the most multi-faceted fighters in mixed martial arts, and Irvin has quickly understood the futility of trying to map out a technical game plan with Silva.

Instead, Irvin has decided he's simply going to go in and brawl with Silva and hope that his size and strength wins out over Silva's speed, quickness and precision striking.

"I won't back down for a second from him," said Irvin. "That doesn't mean I will go crazy - he's the best fighter in the world for a reason and I respect that.

Click here for the entire story

Medios

Reciente
UFC Fight Night Barueri fotogalería del evento, en el Ginasio José Correa, 20 de diciembre de 2014 en Barueri, Brasil. (Fotos por Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC vía Getty Images)
20/12/2014
Una de las peleas de mayor expectativa en la historia de UFC que no decepcionó. Miren a Rampage Jackson pelear con Chuck Liddell, ¡gratis!
9/09/2011
Lyoto Machida, CB Dollaway, Renan Barao, Mitch Gagnon suben a la báscula antes de pelear. Vea los highlights del pesaje de Fight Night Barueri.
20/12/2014
Información sobre la semana de pelea de Fight Night Barueri y el primer evento del 2015, UFC 182.
19/12/2014