Kampmann to 'go in there for the kill'

source: mmafightcorner.com
 

“I definitely feel I can catch him on the feet and catch him pretty good. At the same time, Johny’s evolved a lot. His boxing’s gotten a lot better, I was helping him get his stand-up better. He was helping me with my wrestling,” Martin said of their past experiences together. “We had a beneficial training relationship. One thing he did have, even when he was very raw, he’s got good power. So, of course, you can’t come in and leave too many holes.

"He’s a very strong guy, he’s got knockout power and combine that with some of the best wrestling pedigree in the UFC, I think you’re bound to succeed. Wrestling, I think, is the best background you can have for MMA. It’s an awesome background. That’s one of the reasons I’ve been working so hard on my wrestling.”

But despite any relationship the two shared in the past, Kampmann fully intends to do everything in his power to get the W.

“I’m still going to go in there for the kill, try to finish it, I’m sure he’s going to do the same to me,” said Kampmann. “I know this opponent way better than a lot of other opponents I’ve had, so I feel confident going into the fight. I know his wrestling’s good, I know his power’s good, I’ve trained with him before. It’s easy to train for, that’s a good thing. It’s easier to train for cause you know a lot of the strong points, but at the same time you can change a lot in a couple years.”

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UGCTT_ScarecrowRio site profile image  

11/9/12 2:31 AM by UGCTT_ScarecrowRio

If I was Kampman, Id come up with a pretty good case/ call out for the GSP/Condit winner, because if GSP wins, Silva is going to want to clog the division further

sgotwalks site profile image  

11/9/12 1:21 AM by sgotwalks

Kampman has been winning me a lot of money over the last 18 months or so. Love that guy and hope to win some more money next week. Once again he is an underdog, and once again he will emerge superior.

UGCTT_FryedTakayama site profile image  

11/9/12 1:19 AM by UGCTT_FryedTakayama

Haha good idea here Kampmann is hungry for a shot at the title and joked that the best resolution to the scenario for him is to “knock Johny out and stay in the ring. That makes it easier. I’m just going to stay in there and one of them will have to fight me.”

nick diaz nut hugger site profile image  

11/9/12 1:10 AM by nick diaz nut hugger

Kampmann's wins over Jake Ellenberger and Drew McFedries impressed the shit out of me

DoomFarmer site profile image  

11/9/12 1:07 AM by DoomFarmer

Agreed.

UGCTT_The Project site profile image  

11/9/12 1:03 AM by UGCTT_The Project

I feel that Kampmann just may be the most underrated fighter in the UFC. Always exciting and extremely well rounded.

Purgey site profile image  

11/9/12 12:00 AM by Purgey

RIP Big Rigg. :(

DoomFarmer site profile image  

11/8/12 11:58 PM by DoomFarmer

One of my absoloute favorites to watch.

YellowWrkedByTapIn site profile image  

11/8/12 11:54 PM by YellowWrkedByTapIn

Well, no shit. His name isn't "Hitman" for nothing.