Undefeated contender Tatiana Suarez believes she’s done enough to earn a shot at UFC gold after making a triumphant return from her injury layoff. With two impressive finishes under her belt. Suarez is eyeing the strawweight title currently held by Zhang Weili and is confident in her abilities to take on the division’s best.
Suarez’s recent performances have showcased her skills and determination. She secured a submission victory over Montana De La Rosa at flyweight and followed it up with a submission win against former strawweight champion Jessica Andrade earlier this month. These victories have propelled her back into the spotlight and put her in contention for a title shot.
Current strawweight champion Zhang Weili also had a successful outing dominating Amanda Lemos at UFC 292. Weili expressed her willingness to face either Suarez or Yan Xiaonan in her next title defense. This open-minded approach from the champion has created an exciting opportunity for Suarez to prove her worth against the best in the division.
During a media scrum, Suarez made her case for a title shot, highlighting her impressive record and win streak within the UFC. “I’m hoping to get the title shot,” Suarez told reporters. “I have a seven-fight win streak right now in the UFC, so I’m hoping that can solidify. I know I had a layoff, but still, seven fights in a row.”
Tatiana Suarez makes her case for a title shot
Suarez’s desire to challenge herself against the top contenders in the division is evident. She’s not afraid to take on tough opponents and aims to face fighters who have previously fought for titles or held championship belts. Suarez mentioned her interest in facing fighters like Rose Namajunas emphasizing that she seeks out challenges to prove her skills against the best competition.
The path to UFC gold often requires facing and defeating the toughest competition in the division. Suarez’s determination to take on fighters with impressive records and championship experience highlights her commitment to proving herself as the best. While she’s eager for a title shot, she’s also willing to take on one more fight if necessary as long as it’s against a notable name.
Suarez’s remarkable comeback from her injury layoff has undoubtedly turned heads in the MMA community. Her dominant performances and her willingness to step up against elite competition have put her in a prime position for a title shot. Suarez’s undefeated record and her recent wins make her a formidable force to be reckoned with.
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