Masvidal: I'm gonna smash Melendez

by Jonathan Shrager | source: bleacherreport.com
 

JS: That’s neatly leads me onto my next question. Despite your impressive resume, it has taken a while for you to be granted a title shot in a major organisation. Are you only now being paid your dues in being finally acknowledged as one of the best Lightweights in the world

JM: I hope people overlook me. I’ve been paying my dues for a while, beating ranked guys. But I really don’t care. I’m gonna smash Gilbert, get a nice paycheque and then onto the next one.

JS: Do you attribute the fact that you’ve never properly been KO’d to your elusive style, or granite chin

JM: I’d say it was a combination of both. I haven’t got the greatest chin of all time, but I have a solid chin. I take good shots all the time. But more than anything, it’s probably my elusive style. One of the first things I learnt in boxing was the defensive aspect, how to move my legs and head. During my fights, I only tend to get hit a few times cleanly, if that.

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10/13/11 9:57 AM by rosario00

He was outsized by about 40 lbs against a decent fighter with plenty of power

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10/13/11 9:37 AM by DueceDroppin

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10/13/11 9:36 AM by Mr. Blonde

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10/13/11 9:32 AM by BrckNoHitBk

after watching his two bouts vs Ray... I am not impressed

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10/12/11 11:40 PM by Mr. Blonde

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10/12/11 11:10 PM by sub67

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10/12/11 10:53 PM by Stu Cazzo

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