Alyse Anderson sees extra weight in being a ONE Championship title holder than an Invicta FC one.
Anderson (5-1), who requested for her launch from Invicta FC with one combat left on her contract, has signed with the Asian-based promotion after three fights below the Invicta FC banner.
Whereas she appreciates her time there, the 25-year-old was having a tough time getting up for a combat and wished to take her profession to the subsequent degree.
“I’m not focused on going again to Invicta,” Anderson advised MMA Junkie Radio. “I don’t need to hate on their promotion or something, they’re a fantastic promotion. However I only for me really feel like I’d somewhat combat completely for ONE and simply being the atomweight champion for Invicta doesn’t get me pumped up and excited. That’s one more reason why I wished this variation so dangerous as a result of once I felt like they have been looking for me a matchup with Invicta, I didn’t have that very same pleasure to get again to camp.
“I didn’t even need to take day without work work, a depart of absence for combat camp, as a result of I simply really feel like I personally outgrew the promotion and was simply prepared for, like, the subsequent factor. However I nonetheless assume it’s a fantastic promotion, they usually did a lot for me, however I simply don’t care to be the atomweight champion for them.”
Anderson will participate within the ONE Championship atomweight grand prix, the place the winner of the event will get a shot at reigning champion Angela Lee. Anderson meets Itsuki Hirata within the opening spherical at “ONE Championship: Empower,” which takes place Sept. 3 and streams on B/R Stay.
To see the total interview with Anderson, take a look at the video under.