Dillon Danis has a protracted listing of individuals he needs to face after his boxing debut.
The previous MMA prospect, whose promising profession within the sport was derailed by a knee harm 4 years in the past, is about to field Logan Paul on the undercard of KSI vs Tommy Fury in Manchester on October 14.
Danis is primarily recognized for his elite-level submission abilities, and already has his eyes on a number of opponents that might see him return to MMA after his battle with ‘The Maverick’.
The 30-year-old isn’t actually curious about signing with the Skilled Fighters League [PFL] except they match him up with their greatest stars.
“I am not going to the PFL, I’ll the UFC,” Danis advised Ariel Helwani on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour.
“The one method I am going to go to PFL is that if they offer me the Jake Paul battle.”
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The YouTuber-turned-boxer is predicted to make his PFL debut in 2024 after beforehand signing a profitable deal to compete beneath MMA guidelines for the corporate.
Former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou adopted him in inking a contract with PFL and can be anticipated to battle for them subsequent 12 months.
Regardless of spending his complete profession competing at 175lbs, Danis fancies his possibilities towards Tyson Fury’s subsequent opponent who weighs nearly 300lbs when he’s not in camp.
He added: “ I might beat Francis. I’ll pull guard really easy. Dude, he’s horrible.”
Conor McGregor’s long-time coaching associate went on to disclose his final objective is to make a splash within the UFC as he named a number of potential opponents.
“I do not wish to go to PFL, they’re all losers. Hear, I am getting older in age – I wish to go faucet f****** Islam [Makhachev] I wish to go beat these guys,” Danis mentioned.
“It is now or by no means, I simply turned 30, I am keen to go and f****** go on the market and see if what I am saying is [true].”
“If I am going to the UFC give me your hardest battle, give me Ian Garry, give me anyone, give me Neil Magny. 170lb, anyone, Leon Edwards can be the best battle. I truly like Colby [Covington] however yeah Colby.”
Danis hasn’t fought for Bellator since 2019 however stays contracted to them.
Whereas the promotion’s president Scott Coker has allowed him to take a boxing bout with Paul, it’s unclear if he can be keen to let him take MMA fights with corporations they take into account rivals.
Solely time will inform what Danis will do after his boxing debut.
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