The 37-year-old boasts a significant advantage in mixed martial arts (MMA) experience over his 26-year-old opponent, but will a 17-month layoff hinder him upon his Octagon return?
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Oft-injured Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight Johnny Eduardo is attempting to make up for lost time when meets the No. 6-ranked Aljamain Sterling (11-0) at UFC Fight Night 80 on Dec. 10, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Eduardo (27-9), who turned 37 in August, has fought just three times in UFC because of shoulder issues, but has kept himself in the gym, as well as his ear to the streets for all the talk on part of “The Funk Master.”
The Nova Uniao-trained product offers his rebuttal to a “scared” Sterling (via MMA Fighting):
“There’s a thing called respect, and you have to respect those who entered many battles. He’s trying to get in my head but he’s using the wrong strategy. He’s scared. He never fought someone at my caliber, someone with my intelligence, my power, my experience, and that’s why he’s trying to get inside my head. He called me out in a negative way, trying ….View original article