Even together with his dominant victory, ‘The Baddy’ continues to be being dismissed by his fellow fighters and followers alike. Many are not sure whether or not he has what it takes to compete on the elite degree and one man who overtly spoke about about that’s Renato Moicano.
Following his massive choice win at UFC Vegas 85, ‘Cash’ Moicano performed matchmaker for Paddy Pimblett. The Brazilian desires to check the scouser’s mettle by matching him up with the heavy-hitting Drew Dober.
“I need to see Drew Dober combating Paddy Pimblett subsequent,” Moicano acknowledged in a publish on social media. “Let’s examine how powerful is that this child.”
I need to see drew Dober combating paddy pimblett subsequent… let’s see how powerful is that this child…. #ufc
— Renato Moicano UFC (@moicanoufc) February 4, 2024
It did not take lengthy for Pimblett to reply to Moicano’s proposal. As a substitute of dealing with Drew Dober subsequent, the Liverpudlian claimed it might be a a lot simpler combat if he have been to combat Moicano.
Paddy Pimblett by way of Instagram 👀 pic.twitter.com/sTgW8VXXBo
— MMA Orbit (@mma_orbit) February 5, 2024
Paddy Pimblett has expressed an curiosity in competing on the rumored UFC Manchester card later this 12 months. A win over Moicano would make a press release to the light-weight division and take his file to 6-0 contained in the octagon.
Renato Moicano has since made his ideas clear on any potential conflict between the 2. Whereas responding to Pimblett’s callout, the South American acknowledged he would combat him anytime.
“Paddy is asking me out. I combat you any day of the week,” Moicano acknowledged as combat speak builds between the 2. “I need [to] combat Dariush but when Paddy desires the smoke, he can have it.”
I need combat Dariush but when paddy desires the smoke… he can have it https://t.co/A4LN7hlafH
— Renato Moicano UFC (@moicanoufc) February 5, 2024
Moicano has gained 4 of his final 5 contained in the octagon, competing towards some notable names in that point. The 15-fight UFC veteran has change into a real fan-favorite over the previous couple of years and plenty of take pleasure in listening to his oftentimes bizarre comments on the mic.
The 34-year-old is hoping to increase his spectacular run of late and needs to power his means into the title image to get his first style of a UFC championship alternative.