Gokhan Saki is a fighter I wrote about a while ago because he impressed me a lot. At the time, his leg kick is what stood out the most but I’m happy to see his evolution as a fighter is coming along nicely. He just fought Melvin Manhoef, who is one tough customer. I was really please to see how Saki handled it: he stayed calm and confident before, during and after the fight.
Here’s the startedown before the fight:
Saki takes the mental pressure from Manhoef and gives as good as he gets. Many young fighters crumble under such pressure so it’s a sign of his maturity that he handles it well.
This is the fight: [Read more…]