Iran’s Amir Aliakbari ready for a fight years in the making at ONE 164: Pacio vs. Brooks

The Iranian is a monster of a person, with phenomenal energy and wrestling capacity and will glimpse to use these actual physical attributes against an opponent he states is a single-dimensional.

“He has excellent arms, particularly an overhand, and he’s tricky,” reported Aliakbari. “But he’s a 1 dimensional fighter who only has one round in him. The tactic is the same. Outpace him, out strike him, out wrestle him, and consider him into the deep waters.

“He does not have the wrestling credentials nor experience to compete with me. Whilst this is an MMA bout, I will mix my wrestling with my hanging creatively and manage the combat.”

Right after dropping his to start with two fights when he arrived in 1, Aliakbari bought his identify again in the get column previous time out, and feels he is properly well prepared to develop on that momentum.

“The initial two losses have a lengthy back tale which numerous are not mindful of,” he described. “I’m not likely to get into that now and develop excuses, but the to start with 12 months was crammed with a lot of challenges that triggered lots of wellbeing concerns for me. Now, I am back again, more robust than at any time.

“Thank God we have had a great camp and we’ve been capable to prepare for this combat correctly. We search forward to putting on a fantastic performance. We truly feel a great deal far better than we did right before our past fights as we are sensation healthier and in excellent spirits.”

Aliakbari is non-committal on what would be future should really he earn at the weekend, but is keen to avenge a loss to the current interim heavyweight champ, and the male who will fight for mild-heavyweight gold at One particular Battle Night time 5 this weekend, Anatoly Malykhin.

“I am centered on Vera for now. We will discuss what is subsequent in the cage just after I gain,” he explained. “All I can say is that me and Malikhyn have unsettled business.”

We will see if he normally takes the initial step to settling that business this weekend.

1 164: Pacio vs. Brooks can take position Saturday December 3 2.30pm GST at the Mall Of Asia Arena, Manila. This is an function not to be skipped so mark your calendars, down load the One Super App, and go to now!