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Thursday, 08/08/2013, 03:04 pm

Mousasi: IF Vitor will do his job, I will gladly face him at 185, 195 or 205


Former Strikeforce and DREAM champion Gegard Mousasi (34-3-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) was recently interviewed by MMAJunkie’s John Morgan,  and discussed his desire to fight Vitor Belfort, at middleweight, light heavyweight, or a catchweight of 195-pounds.

“I will make this easy on Vitor,” Mousasi told MMAjunkie.com. “If he is going to continue to make conditions on who he will fight, I will face Vitor at a catchweight or at light heavyweight.

“Vitor is a fighter, and he is not getting any younger. He gets paid to fight. He should get in there and do his job with or  without the belt. That is his job, and he should not be making such  conditions because he is only losing time and opportunity.

“If Vitor will do his job, then I  will gladly face him at 185 pounds, 195 pounds or 205 pounds. I know  both the fans and the UFC want this fight badly. If Vitor does not want  to fight, then give me any No. 1 contender in the middleweight  division.”

“I want to have a title shot, and whoever is in  front of the line is the person I expect to challenge. I  have been fighting for a very long time, and my professional record  speaks for itself. I believe I deserve a title shot based on what I have  accomplished. I have seen fighters that have done less and have  received a title shot. So I feel that I am in the mix.”

Is a fight between Mousasi and Belfort one you would like to see put together by UFC officials? Let’s hear it Penn Nation!

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