On her way to that championship tonight is Esparza, the favorite to win the show since the moment she was announced as part of the cast. And while the drama raged between the show’s contestants, there was no such warmth between the two fighters who were battling for a world title tonight.
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“She seems to me to be the type of fighter who really has the mindset of a champion,” Namajunas said of Esparza. “But I also feel like she lacks self-confidence at the same time. She thinks a lot about what the other opponent can do and that obviously keeps her on her guard, but I take a different approach. I’m just as nervous as her, but at the same time I have a “face my fears” type of approach. But she’s always been super humble and respectful around the house and I’ve never had a problem with it. Her She’s always been good to me and I respect her tremendously so I can’t wait to fight the best competitor in the house and put on a good show with her.
Before I even started recording, I asked Namajunas what people should expect from her on The Ultimate Fighter. She said confidently “What I bring to the table is that I will be nothing that no one has seen before.”
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In the world, she succeeded. Would she agree?
” I believe him. It’s definitely not something anyone has seen from me before. I think I even surprise myself sometimes with what I have been able to do. But I’m also constantly evolving, so it’s going to be different every time. It’s my goal, to keep improving, and I always look forward to it. Everything you’ve seen before, even though it was a great performance, I can’t wait to break this performance out of the water and bring a new me every time.