Tremendous Sage Northcutt set to make his ONE return2 min read
However on Might 5 he’s again – and his return will coincide with one other big second as ONE makes its on-ground debut within the USA – internet hosting the occasion from Colorado.
Northcutt is understandably excited concerning the prospect. “Oh man, I’ll inform you what, it feels so good to be again. It’s been some time. I’ve been itching to get again,” he stated.
“Not solely that, getting the combat in the US, the primary U.S. card for ONE Championship, I couldn’t be extra excited for that.
“You’ve gotten an unbelievable fighter, Demetrious Johnson, headlining the cardboard, so the cardboard’s gonna be tremendous thrilling, particularly for the primary card within the U.S. I’m so excited.”
Nonetheless simply 26-years-old he has a lifetime forward of him in MMA phrases and is able to construct on his 11-3 general report.
“Being 26 years outdated proper now, I’m nonetheless extraordinarily younger, so I’m trying ahead to an extended and profitable profession. I really feel like I’m simply getting began, and I’m nonetheless so younger that I can have loads of fights.
“Lots of people might be pondering, ‘Hey, Sage might need some ring rust.’ It’s been three-and-a-half years. It’s just a little little bit of time. However I’ve been coaching, I’ve been staying sharp.
“I really feel like I’ve improved in loads of completely different areas. I’m trying ahead to exhibiting it.”
Opponent Ahmed Mujtaba might be no pushover. With a 9-2 general report he has recorded two spectacular stoppage wins in his final two outings and might be trying to make an announcement with a excessive profile win on Might 5.