After UFC 228, the strawweight division couldn’t be extra intriguing. Along with Jessica Andrade’s large win, hyper-prospect Tatiana Suarez put collectively a efficiency worthy of a title challenger. And whereas the two-time freestyle world championships bronze medalist acknowledges that she won’t get chosen subsequent for a shot on the strap, she does assume that present champ, Rose Namajunas can be simple work — perhaps even too simple.
“Ha, no,” laughed Suarez on the High Turtle MMA Podcast when requested if Rose may dangle together with her wrestling. “I believe I’ll do the identical factor I did to Esparza — I’ll do the identical factor to Rose.”
Though Rose’s attain is totally different than her most up-to-date opponent, Suarez thinks that’s all she has.
“It truly may be worse as a result of Rose isn’t almost nearly as good of a wrestler as Esparza,” argued Suarez. “She’s longer, however that’s about it.”
After noting what Esparza did to Namajunas, Suarez doubled down on her claims – “I’m the most effective wrestler within the division.”
Writer Daniel Vreeland is a co-founder of the High Turtle Podcast, and a brown belt in Jiu-Jitsu at New England Submission Preventing in Amherst, Massachusetts.
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