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Devin Clark Plans to Take RFA Light Heavyweight Belt as His Star Rises

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Over the course of his first two years as a pro MMA fighter, light-heavyweight up-and-comer Devin Clark has so far met every challenge he’s faced.

In five fights, Clark has managed to win them all, though he feels there’s still more he could have done to procure victory.

“Things started out well. I’m just taking it one fight at a time and try to keep learning each time,” Clark told MMAWeekly.com. “I started as a wrestler, so I’m trying to build my striking each fight, try to get more comfortable in the cage and evolve as a fighter total.

“So far these first five fights have gone good. But I still have stuff to progress on, and I’m going to keep working on that and hopefully show it in my next fight.”

One of the main areas in which Clark hopes to improve is being more assertive in fights and not have them go to a decision like his two most recent victories have.

“It’s about being comfortable in the cage and being able to do what I need to do at the right time and right moment in the fight,” said Clark. “I’m trying to not be hesitant or play it safe as much. I need to work on going for the kill a little bit.

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“I want to have that killer instinct and finish fights. I get a little too comfortable in the cage. I want to get away from coasting things out, and instead finish a guy when I get the chance to finish him.”

Clark (5-0) will have the biggest opportunity of his career to date when he takes on Rafael Viana (6-0) for the vacant ….View full article

Source:: mmaweekly