Subside Sobotta’s vital component to beating Ben Saunders at UFC-Stockholm? ‘Dodge the monitor’
STOCKHOLM – Peter Sobotta has been to a great extent effective since he came back to the UFC three years prior for a moment stretch. He’s won everything except one battle, and he endeavors to proceed with that strong run when he meets Ben Saunders at UFC Fight Night 109.
After a forgettable 0-3 extend from 2009-2010 that prompted his UFC discharge, Sobotta (16-5-1 MMA, 3-4 UFC) took the long and hard street back to the octagon. He at last got another opportunity, and on Sunday, he conflicts with Saunders (21-7-2 MMA, 8-4 UFC) in a welterweight session at UFC Fight Night 109, which happens at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm. The occasion, including the Sobotta-Saunders primary card session, affectation on FS1 taking after early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.
Saunders has had a comparable street in his vocation. “Killa B” has had different UFC spells, however the present one has effortlessly been his best yet. One man will manage a difficulty and disillusionment when they share the octagon, however, and Sobotta said that won’t be him the length of he battles effectively.
“I see myself winning,” Sobotta told MMAjunkie. “I think I punch harder than him in the standup, and I think on the ground he has an okay watch and solid monitor, so I need to maintain a strategic distance from the protect.”
Sobotta said he knows precisely where he needs the battle with Saunders to play out, and that is on the tangle. Sobotta has earned 10 of his 14 profession stoppage triumphs by accommodation and said he can be the first to compel Saunders to tap out.
Saunders may have less accommodation wins amazingly, yet he’s no joke on the tangle. He’s done numerous rival there, and he scored the main omoplata accommodation complete in UFC history against Chris Heatherly at UFC Fight Night 49 in August 2014.
Sobotta knows it won’t be anything but difficult to manage Saunders in catching circumstances, yet given the matchup, despite everything he said it’s the easiest course of action for him.
“I think other than (his protect), in different positions I’m more grounded on the ground,” Sobotta said. “Intermittently you have best (Brazilian jiu-jitsu) folks battling in the standup, yet this is not my arrangement. Obviously the battle begins standing up, and I will put forth a strong effort, yet I’m almost certain at some point or another we will hit the ground and the battle will be chosen the ground.”