“It’s always hard not to compete for a while, but I’m expecting the same ‘Superboy’ that we saw against Cub Swanson who had all these super exciting fights, if not better, because he had a lot of time,” Nelson said. “I think he’s going to show up with his aggressive stand-up style and I’m going to meet him with my aggressive stand-up style and it’s going to make for a really exciting fight.”
With the right nutrition tools under his belt, the Canadian believes he has the perfect size and style for the featherweight division.
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“I think I’m going to punch harder, and then I think when it comes to skill again, he’s a great boxer, he’s got kicks and everything, but I think overall , I’m a better striker,” Nelson said. “When it comes to wrestling and jiu-jitsu, I think I’m a few levels ahead of him, but I’m really looking forward to meeting him in the center of the Octagon and hitting with him.”