“A real #1 contender match,” says Chael Sonnen for the Tom Aspinall vs Curtis Blaydes fight at UFC London » FirstSportz

Curtis Blaydes-Chael Suns-Tom Aspinall
Curtis Blaydes-Chael Suns-Tom Aspinall

MMA legend Chael Suns is high on promoting the upcoming heavyweight fight between Tom Aspinall and Curtis Blaydes on his youtube channel as he believes the importance of the fight is far greater than the audience can imagine at the sight. Blaydes is a longtime UFC heavyweight who has battled the top competition for more than 6 years and is known for his victories over the like Alistair Overeem, Junior Dos Santos, Jairzinho Rozenstruik, Alexander Volkov, and Chris Daukaus and many more. A veteran wrestler with underrated quick-wittedness, Blaydes is good at mixing his ground game with his stand-up arsenal.

Tom Aspinall is one of the fastest rising talents in UFC history. He is the son of Andy Aspinall who is one of the first black belts in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from England. To be fair, Aspinall comes from a very strong background in BJJ but is also a very angry boxer with fast hands. Aspinall is currently unbeaten in the UFC and his latest win is the biggest of his career with a first-round loss Alexander Volkov. Aspinall is also known for his win over the former UFC Heavyweight Champion Andrei Arlovsky. This weekend marks the second time Aspinall has led a fight card at UFC London, this time against his biggest challenge in Curtis Blaydes.

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Chael Sonnen believes the UFC London Main Event is the most competitive heavyweight fight right now

Tom AspinallCurtis Blaydes
Tom AspinallCurtis Blaydes

In one of the videos on his Youtube channel Chael Sun talks about his pick of the winner for the UFC London Main Event, but most importantly he educates the MMA community on the importance of this duel in the heavyweight division, of which Cameroon’s knockout artist Francis Ngannou is the current champion.

“This is a real #1 contender match,” says Sonnen.[If] All games are booked in heavyweight. Which is the most competitive if one of those had to be a #1 contender match? Everyone that’s booked, who’s that supposed to be? And they would tell you unanimously. Curtis Blaydes vs. Tom Aspinall,” he concluded.

Sonnen ultimately predicted Tom Aspinall to win the fight. What do you think of this matchup between Aspinall and Blaydes to be played this weekend? Who do you think will win? Do you agree with Sonnen’s thoughts on the importance of this competition?

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