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Darrell Montague Likes to Defend Belt from New Challengers

Written on February 22, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Sorry fans! But no Ulysses Gomez vs Jussier da Silva fight is in the horizon. However, you can expect a Darrell Montague vs Ian McCall title defense bout in the works.

It seems that MMA fans will not see a vs Jussier da Silva bout in the coming days, as took the championship belt from last Friday at TPF 8. After his defeat, former flyweight champion – Ulysses – would like a rematch against . However, the current champ sees no point of putting Gomez in the front line.

“No disrespect to Ulysses, but there’s other challengers that deserve a shot at the belt more than he does. The judges saw it just like I did – all five rounds going to me. So yeah, I’d like to have new challengers.”

And no challenger appears more qualified as of now than . Ian McCall just recently survived Jussier da Silva’s grappling, highly touting the Brazilian’s first loss. A Darrell Montague vs fights sounds good alternative, right? And now that Darrell Montague got the flyweight belt, he would like to be the first man for UFC to tap, in case the promotion is serious about bringing flyweight fighters in.

Would you like a Montague vs Gomez rematch, or a Montague vs McCall title defense bout?

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