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Heading into his featherweight bout against the No. Khabib Nurmagomedov praised Dan Ige for his performance against Edson Barboza. Kattar is also one of the elite in the division and has won three of his last four. Jaguars started kicker who never kicked a regular-season field goal at any level. You have to be willing to give the shirt off your back if that is what’s required. He suggested Ige was too small and urged him to drop down a class. It wasn’t the debut Ige had hoped for and it was time to reassess. I’m gonna go out there and do my best and get the ‘W.’”, I’m proud of you, what a fight, congratulations @dynamitedan808 pic.twitter.com/kTx1U3oOpU, — khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) May 17, 2020. Mad Bets: Patriots loss was a big win for Vegas in Week 6, Try Not To Scream At These Secrets From "Rifleman", Mike 'Doc' Emrick, beloved voice of hockey in US, retires, Former Black Iowa players demand $20 million, Kirk Ferentz’s job after alleged racial issues. The fight was a close call. I feel I’m doing it right. I feel strong. After suffering his first loss, Dan Ige returned to the gym for training where he had a visit with Khabib Nurmagomedov. “With the momentum I have now, I’m just believing in myself more and more and more and more and the fire is just getting stronger and stronger,” Ige said. Once he got the first win under his belt and proved to Nurmagomedov that he belonged, his confidence exploded like one of his punches. 10-ranked featherweight in the UFC, and proving his doubters wrong one fight at a time. “After my first loss in the UFC, and even after my first win, he was telling me, ‘You have to go to 135, brother,'” Ige told Yahoo Sports. Nurmagomedov once doubted him, and he proved him wrong. Get all the sports news you need, direct to your inbox. “I have this willingness to help others because so much has come my way and I’ve learned so much from training with the best guys in the world. Ige rejected it. That victory, which was his sixth consecutive, earned Ige a shot on the bigger stage, where he made his debut at UFC 220 in January 2018. ET, ESPN) in their bout on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. By subscribing, you are agreeing to Yahoo's Terms and Privacy Policy. Ige is humble and will quickly shower others with praise for how they’ve helped him advance in his career. Ige and Nurmagomedov frequently train together, and Ige said the champion freely shares his advice. He suggested Ige was too small and urged him to drop down a class. He would, he said, go on to fight in the UFC and win a championship. One of the best in the world. Dan Ige has been in the UFC for three years, has an overall professional MMA record of 14-2, and is headlining his first main event against Calvin Kattar in UFC Fight Night 172 on Fight Island. Ige is a mainstay in the UFC now, on a six-fight winning streak and destined for much bigger things if he defeats Calvin Kattar on Wednesday (10 p.m. Ige has a smaller frame for the division and will give up four inches in height to the 5-foot-11 Kattar. Less than 24 hours ago, Ige and Barboza threw down in the middle of the octagon. Where he is today is on the verge of a huge leap forward. Dan Ige was staying ready to fight just in case the UFC called and that paid off when an offer came through to welcome Edson Barboza to the featherweight division.. After … After another victory, Ige suffered his first setback losing in a split decision. I train with beasts who are strong and I more than hold my own. I feel good. #monster pic.twitter.com/VC3stB3pAH, RELATED: Tito Ortiz Ditched His Meth Addiction to Become a UFC Champion. Curtis Blaydes Also Thinks UFC Fighters Should Make More Money, Tito Ortiz Ditched His Meth Addiction to Become a UFC Champion, UFC Approves of Dustin Poirier and His Fight Outside of the Octagon. And there were times that Ige didn’t fully believe in himself. “Sometimes, you have to be willing to give. Everything you need to know about sports betting starts here. Dan Ige official Sherdog mixed martial arts stats, photos, videos, breaking news, and more for the Featherweight fighter from United States. It would be his last defeat for the next two-plus years. Latest and Greatest Tech from Google Nest. “Thank you to my lord and savior, Jesus Christ. Ige is a mainstay in the UFC now, on a six-fight winning streak and destined for much bigger things if he defeats Calvin Kattar on Wednesday (10 p.m. Now, the winner of six in a row and as hot as anyone in the division, even Nurmagomedov, the UFCs finest fighter, has finally come around. Ige and Nurmagomedov frequently train together. Dan Ige battled for three rounds against a fellow newcomer and Contender Series alum Julio Arce. Ige and Khabib have a friendly relationship with each other. “I did my best to go in there, grind and push as hard as I can. His victory at Jacksonville improved it to 6. Before his fight with Barboza, Ige was on a 5-fight win streak. “Having him show me that kind of appreciation for what I do and that respect, it can’t help but build your confidence hearing it from the best guy in the world.”, RELATED: UFC Approves of Dustin Poirier and His Fight Outside of the Octagon. But he also acknowledged that he was nervous before the fight. Dan Ige’s confidence was in short supply early on in his UFC career. However, Ige stole a split decision victory. I really have the ability, I believe, to be the champion, and I know it’s right there for me. However, Ige stole a split decision victory. “I have so much in me and I haven’t shown what I’m capable of. His team tried to appeal the decision but it was upheld. The more experienced fighter offered the undersized 5-foot-7 Ige some advice. But not everybody considers it a fair win. MMA fighters have to be selfish, because so much is required of them to succeed at the highest level. “Having him show me that kind of appreciation for what I do and that respect, it can’t help but build your confidence hearing it from the best guy in the world.”. Nevertheless, the nerves settled down once he reached the arena. I don’t want to be the guy who says, ‘Screw it. His most recent victory came in May when he won in a controversial split decision over Edson Barboza, and improved his record to 14-2. A win over Kattar would push Ige up at least several spots in the rankings, and get him closer to his goal of a featherweight title shot. “It’s true that fighting is in some ways a selfish sport, but in many other ways, it’s a selfless sport,” he said. It’s such an honor to share the octagon with him.”. After defeating Edson Barboza on May 16 in Jacksonville, Florida, that should have quieted the skeptics. I train with beasts who are strong, and I more than hold my own.”, Nurmagomedov encouraged him to drop down those first few times, but then stopped.

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