Muhammad Mokaev isn’t proud of David Dvorak accepting a short-notice combat towards a UFC debutant.
Steve Erceg, a former Everlasting MMA flyweight champion, was with out an opponent for his UFC debut after Clayton Carpenter and Matt Schnell pulled out. Consequently, Dvorak stepped in to combat Erceg on June 10.
In the meantime, Mokaev, the quantity twelve-ranked UFC flyweight, has been hoping to safe a top-ten opponent, however he hasn’t succeeded. Over the previous few months, Mokaev has accused Dvorak, ranked quantity ten, of ducking him.
As soon as ‘Undertaker’ accepted the combat towards Erceg, Mokaev voiced his frustration on Twitter by saying:
“Think about he mentioned I’m not on his degree And simply accepted debutant True colors popping out from these “ranked” fighters”
Mokaev final fought on March 18, defeating Jafel Filho by a third-round submission. ‘The Punisher’ discovered himself in a number of harmful submission makes an attempt, together with a deep kneebar, however the rising flyweight contender pushed by way of and emerged victorious.
Since then, the 22-year-old has continued to name out fighters rating forward of him. Regardless of his valiant effort, Mokaev has didn’t safe matchups towards Dvorak, Manel Kape, Alex Perez, and Brandon Royval. With that mentioned, ‘The Punisher’ gained’t hand over till he finds an opponent to push him towards a 125-pound title shot.
Muhammad Mokaev gives to combat Tim Elliot if the latter wins on June 3
On June 3, Tim Elliot returns to motion towards Victor Altamirano. The quantity eleven-ranked UFC flyweight is defending his spot towards the unranked Altamirano however hopes to combat somebody forward of him in his subsequent combat. Forward of his combat at UFC Vegas 74, Cody Durden referred to as out Elliot on Twitter by saying:
“Go get that win this weekend @TElliott125. I’ll be rooting for ya! Then let’s speak enterprise.”
Elliot responded by saying:
“I’m down, nevertheless I’d prefer to combat guys above me within the rankings sooner or later!”
Muhammad Mokaev noticed the Twitter change as a chance to safe a higher-ranked opponent. Mokaev responded to Elliot’s tweet by saying:
“I’m right here”
Since making his UFC debut in March 2022, Muhammad Mokaev has gained 4 consecutive fights, together with three wins inside the space. The 22-year-old hopes to change into the youngest UFC champion of all time, however he’s working out of time to beat Jon Jones’ file of 23 years previous.