Reigning and undisputed ONE Light-weight Submission World Champion Kade Ruotolo has accused his upcoming opponent, Tommy Langaker, of getting a one-dimensional floor sport.
Ruotolo says that Langaker solely is aware of how to attract guard and keep there for many of his fights. When the 2 face off this weekend, the 21-year-old American star says he needs to show his level and subdue Langaker as soon as and for all.
Ruotolo and Langaker face off in an epic rematch for the light-weight submission-grappling belt within the co-main occasion at ONE 165: Superlek vs. Takeru.
The occasion will probably be broadcast stay from Ariake Area in Tokyo, Japan on Sunday, January 28.
In a latest interview with ONE Championship, Ruotolo slammed Langaker’s wrestling model and stated he would by no means be caught doing what his Norwegian counterpart does.
The 21-year-old phenom stated:
“He simply stays on his again and waits for an opponent to intervene, after which simply clings to the legs. If he would not perceive that, then he is complaining and asking round. I’ve by no means been like this in my life.”
“If I attempt to take somebody down and fail to take somebody down, I pull guard. Once I take guard, I assault. Then if I am unable to get something going, I’ll rise up and attempt to take him down once more.
Kade Ruotolo teases transfer to MMA after passing Tommy Langaker
It has been on the Ruotolo brothers’ radar for some time, however Kade Ruotolo appears intent on lastly making the transition from BJJ to MMA.
He advised ONE Championship:
“My major aim is to submit Tommy. After that, you realize, even in the previous couple of months I’ve spent much more time on MMA than I’ve on jiu-jitsu. My focus has actually been on MMA, apart from the previous couple of weeks as a result of I’ve actually been concentrating on the duty at hand. However after that I wish to make my debut and win.”
Followers in the US and Canada can watch ONE 165: Superlek vs. Observe Takeru stay by way of world Pay-Per-View on watch.onefc.com. Go to the official ONE Championship web site for extra data on the right way to watch the occasion out of your location.