Dillon Dan is assured to steer the battle wherever at Bellator 198
Dillon Danis was in full promotional fashions, outsized sun shades and all, earlier than his MMA debut at Bellator 198 this weekend.
Chicago, IL – Dillon Danis makes his long-awaited MMA debut at Bellator 198 in Chicago this weekend. Danis, a extremely touted jiu-jitsu ace and Conor McGregor’s coaching associate, was within the information for practically a 12 months by Bellator. Information of his signing broke in March – March 2017, ie. It was a CM Punk beat to get to the cage, however this Friday it is lastly time. Danis will enter the cage towards 2-3 Kyle Walker, and regardless of zero MMA fights to his identify, Danis is the massive favourite.
Cageside Press was lucky sufficient to catch a few of Danis forward of Saturday’s battle, and he instructed members of the press he is within the sport to go to the highest. He additionally took the time to congratulate the host metropolis of Chicago, calling the folks “very severe and laborious working folks.”
“I actually like Chicago,” he added.
Danis has solely been on the town for a number of days, and the media have been the focus. From outsized sun shades to the trailer, he pulled a number of ideas from his teammate McGregor’s guide (by the best way, Danis selected to not touch upon Conor’s latest antics).
“I am the one that everybody actually cares about,” he stated. “So that they put me [out there], I am all within the media. I do all of the heavy lifting that I need.
Danis is cool, calm and poised earlier than the battle, he needs you to know that. “I really feel good. I really feel like there may be an aura of fighters,” he defined, “everyone seems to be so nervous and stuff like that, and I simply really feel contemporary. To be trustworthy I really feel good, I do not know why everybody appears like this.
As for his opponent, Walker, effectively, there isn’t any opponent. “I consider there isn’t any opponent,” defined Danis. “Like Bruce Lee stated, you’re there towards your self.”
As for the best way the battle goes, “I’m contemplating a submission within the first spherical, however I actually really feel like I may end it from wherever,” stated the jiu-jitsu professional. “It could possibly be on the ft. Throughout. I really feel very assured in my roundness. We’ll see what I wish to do once I get there. I may determine in the intervening time.
Catch Dillon Danis making his Bellator 198 debut this Saturday on the AllState Enviornment in Chicago, IL. The primary card is streamed dwell and without cost on the Paramount Community beginning at 9 p.m. ET.