LAS VEGAS – After his dominant win at Dana White’s Contender Collection 39, Albert Duraev is capturing straight for the highest.
The previous ACB middleweight champion made fast work of Caio Bittencourt with a first-round submission to punch his ticket to the UFC on Tuesday and isn’t trying to waste any time.
Duraev (14-3) desires the winner of the Oct. 23 essential occasion battle between former title challengers Paulo Costa and Marvin Vettori, and White appears open to the concept of giving him a prime contender proper off the bat.
“Listening to Dana White say that makes me very, very completely satisfied,” Duraev advised MMA Junkie and different reporters in attendance on the UFC Apex following Tuesday’s Dana White’s Contender Collection 39 occasion. “I do know in a month there will likely be an enormous battle between Paulo Costa and Vettori, and I’m able to battle with the winner of that battle. Like I mentioned, I’m prepared for any opponent the UFC would give me.”
To see the total interview with Duraev, try the video above.