“I used to do a jump jump and get a top 10 knockout and now the only thing left besides a title shot is a main event,” Daukaus told UFC.com. “If the UFC wants me to be in a main event spot, I’m fine with that. I’d rather train for the five five-minute rounds before getting the title shot, but if the UFC has other plans, I’ll do whatever it wants.
UFC plans will begin to unfold with a new man at the top of the throne, following Ngannou’s stunning knockout victory in the main event of UFC 260. It was a result Daukaus didn’t see coming. , because he thought Miocic would repeat his 2018 victory. The Predator, ”but regardless of who won the fight, the Philadelphian is clearly excited to be in the mix in a division everyone is talking about again.
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A main event opportunity makes sense for Daukaus, whose personality and physical tools make him a potential star in the making. The names that intrigue Daukaus are other contenders like Ciryl Gane and Derrick Lewis, who, like Daukaus, are on some great winning streaks.
Regardless of the opponent, Daukaus is hoping his next fight comes in front of an arena packed with screaming fight fans.