Ian Garry, quickly to be the #15 ranked welterweight, is not speeding his technique to the highest … “The Future” tells us he has a plan laid out, and it begins with preventing a man he believes is the gatekeeper to the highest 10!
25-year-old Garry defeated Daniel Rodriguez inside 3 minutes (it is the primary time D-Rod’s been completed with strikes) on UFC on ABC 4 … and joined Babcock on the “TMZ Sports activities” TV present (airs weekdays on FS1) the place he talked about his subsequent strikes.
“Yeah, [Neil Magny is] nonetheless the man I need for therefore many causes,” Garry mentioned. “I imagine that everyone is aware of who Magny is. Everyone is aware of how recreation a fighter Magny is.”
Garry admits Magny (27-10) could not have one of the best document … however he is a man who can expose you for those who aren’t ready.
“So if there is a man within the division earlier than you enter that prime 10 that you simply wanna take a look at your self towards and see for those who’re legit, it is Neil Magny.”
Because it stands, “The Future” is an ideal 12-0 … in a sport the place unbeaten data are a rarity. And, the zero is one thing that Ian says means lots to him.
“To have the ability to sit there and say nobody ever cracked the code, to have the ability to sit there and say nobody was in a position to decipher the sport that I carry to the desk, completely. 100%,” he mentioned.
Regardless of the immense success so early in his profession, Garry is not resting on his laurels. In truth, he says he is deliberate a visit to Brazil the place he’ll work on jiujitsu … in addition to a voyage all the best way to New Zealand, the place he’ll prepare with middleweight champ Israel Adesanya.
“Do not inform me that if I am coaching with Adesanya, that I am unable to decide up one or two little particulars which might be gonna assist elevate my recreation,” Garry mentioned.
“Touring and studying and rising and turning into higher is inevitably extra vital to me proper now than attempting to find the title proper now, as a result of once I resolve to make that title run, I am gonna succeed and no one’s gonna have the ability to take me off that.”
Maybe the best a part of the win for Ian was his idol Conor McGregor‘s response to the one-sided victory … when Infamous tweeted, “Once you name your shot and hit it, that’s particular. The Shot Caller Membership has a brand new entry, Eire’s Ian ‘The Future’ Garry! #NotAScratch.”
Garry was loving it … saying, “I am like a f***ing child in a sweet retailer once I see that man put up stuff on Twitter,” Garry mentioned. “He is additionally f***ing hilarious.”
“Look, he is a famous person, and if I might have any quantity of success that he had, I’d be proud.”