Rothwell issues warning to UFC heavyweight division

Monday, June 25, 2012

“I’ll openly say, the winner of this fight is going to go on and win the heavyweight title,” Rothwell told MMAjunkie.com Radio.

“In the shape that I’m in at 265, and some of these guys are fast at 240 (or) 235 pounds, they feel they have an advantage,” Rothwell said. “Well, what happens when one of the guys who’s 265 who’s in just as good of shape if not better than the guys who are 240 and used to being faster? What are they going to do when the guy who’s the biggest in the division is faster than them, more conditioned than them, (and) has better technique than them?

“People are going to start crying real soon.”

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