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Georgi Karakhanyan: 'There's no way I'm losing this fight' with Kane Mousah at Bellator 285

'Insane' not willing to suffer a third consecutive loss, and especially not with his children in the venue with him in Ireland.

Nearly 16 years into his professional career, Georgi Karakhanyan has never dropped three consecutive fights, yet "Insane" faces that possibility later this month.

With back-to-back disappointing decision losses to Adam Piccolotti and Saul Rogers, who were able to utilize a wrestling advantage to claim victory, Karakhanyan (31-13 MMA, 9-1 BMMA) is now paired with England's Kane Mousah (13-4 MMA, 2-2 BMMA), and the 37-year-old veteran is not willing to take another "L" when they clash.

"Stylistically, we match up great," Karakhanyan told MMA Underground. "His past few fights, he kept it standing, but you never know. He might have watched my last few fights. He might turn into a wrestler, but we're working on our wrestling really hard because you know it's – I cannot lose. Any way I look at this next fight, I cannot lose it. 

"There's no way I'm losing this fight. I mean, I'm working on my wrestling and going to a lot of boxing gyms, so it's obvious with me. I'm going to keep it standing. I'm going to try and knock you out. I'm going to try to finish you and try to submit you, ut I think this opponent is good. He's from England and yeah, it should be a good one."

Karakhanyan and Mousah meet at Bellator 285, which takes place Sept. 23 at 3Arena in Dublin. Karakhanyan was victorious in a 2020 apperance in the same Irish venue for Bellator, and he's confident he can repeat the feat this time around. He simply can't allow himself to lose for a third consecutive time, and he definitely can't do it with his family in the building.

"For the first time, my kids are going to be in the arena," Karakhanyan said. "Actually when my son was born, I fought there, so that's why I'm taking him to Ireland to kind of see the place, to see me fight. So I have that extra pressure. You know, my kids are in the arena, so I better look f-cking good."

Check out the full interview in the video above.