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I can finish anybody in the World, says ONE double champion Reinier De Ridder

LockerRoom Team
31 January 2022

ONE Championship double champion Reinier De Ridder feels that he can finish anybody in the world. The Dutchman noted the same during his recent interview with SCMP MMA.

“Definitely – anybody, anytime, anywhere. I’m really reaching new heights and it doesn’t matter who it is any more. I think I can finish anybody in the world. Just give me a shot, just give me a chance. Bring all the bodies and I’ll do my job,” De Ridder noted.

De Ridder is currently the ONE Championship Middleweight and Light Heavyweight champion having won the titles from Aung La N Sang. He is all set to defend the Middleweight title in February against ONE Welterweight champion Kaimrian Abbasov.

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While the challenge against Abbasov is his immediate concern, he is looking forward to a possible move to Heavyweight.

“I’ll just go in at the same weight – I’m taller than anybody, I’m taller than the guys at heavyweight still, and as a natural clean athlete, it’s not that easy to gain muscle mass anyway. How much can you gain in half a year? It’s probably just a few kilos as long as you’re clean,” De Ridder added.

De Ridder had earlier called out current ONE Heavyweight champion Arjan Bhullar but it failed to produce anything meaningful.

Meanwhile, ONE Championship will be hosting an Interim Heavyweight title fight between Anatoly Malykhin and Kirill Grishenko in February as negotiations with Arjan fell through.

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