Kawajiri to Masvidal: Let's do it!

source: buddhasport.com
 

David Herbert: American Top Team fighter Jorge Masvidal has recently signed to Strikeforce. I speak with him often. He tells me his DREAM fight is you.  His exact words are that he admires the way you fight and thinks his style matches up well with yours. He said he would fight you in a ring or cage, Strikeforce or Dream. What are your thoughts on this fight?

Tatsuya Kawajiri: Let's do it!

DH: Your popularity has grown in the US and you have a fairly large following now. Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker told me recently he wants you to fight in Strikeforce and that it looks good for early next year. Are your feelings on fighting in the states still the same?

TK: I’m very interested in fighting in the US. I am waiting for a good offer to come along.

DH: Have you ever competed in the cage before? If not, do you feel that fighting in a cage would affect your performance?

TK: I have never fought in cage before but I think fighting in the cage with elbows allowed really suits my style.

DH: Many believe you won the fight against Gilbert Melendez at Pride Shockwave 2006. It is rumored that he will make an appearance on the New Year’s Eve card, possibly against Aoki. Do you feel you deserve the rematch over Aoki?

TK: I too think that I didn’t lose that fight. If I were given the opportunity, I would definitely want to fight Gilbert again.

DH: Last question, if you could pick a camp in the US to cross train with, which one would you pick?

TK: I’d like to train with Greg Jackson’s or AKA. It would be nice to test myself against UFC fighters in training.

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Titanium Rhino site profile image  

11/24/10 9:18 PM by Titanium Rhino

+1

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11/24/10 9:18 PM by Titanium Rhino

+1

mumbleBEE site profile image  

11/24/10 2:35 AM by mumbleBEE

If Daley was so awesome at striking, he should have closed the gap and lit Masvidal up. It looked like Jorges strategy worked then?

mumbleBEE site profile image  

11/24/10 2:35 AM by mumbleBEE

If Daley was so awesome at striking, he should have closed the gap and lit Masvidal up. It looked like Jorges strategy worked then?

ConditsGirlfriend site profile image  

11/23/10 8:12 PM by ConditsGirlfriend

 ..by staying out of range & doing little else.. he made Andre Dirrell look aggressive!!!

ConditsGirlfriend site profile image  

11/23/10 8:12 PM by ConditsGirlfriend

 ..by staying out of range & doing little else.. he made Andre Dirrell look aggressive!!!

Titanium Rhino site profile image  

11/23/10 8:06 PM by Titanium Rhino

I don't think Daley has weak striking at all. In fact I think he is the best Brit striker today. I'm saying Masvidal was able to nullify Daley's striking enough to make him look not as good as he is.

Titanium Rhino site profile image  

11/23/10 8:06 PM by Titanium Rhino

I don't think Daley has weak striking at all. In fact I think he is the best Brit striker today. I'm saying Masvidal was able to nullify Daley's striking enough to make him look not as good as he is.

ConditsGirlfriend site profile image  

11/23/10 7:59 PM by ConditsGirlfriend

the only way he made Daley`s strking look "weak" is by staying out of range.. do you think Daley has weak striking?  

ConditsGirlfriend site profile image  

11/23/10 7:59 PM by ConditsGirlfriend

the only way he made Daley`s strking look "weak" is by staying out of range.. do you think Daley has weak striking?