Zach Freeman was a gigantic underdog heading into Saturday's Bellator NYC scrap with uber-prospect Aaron Pico.
All things considered, Freeman (9-2 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) required just 24 seconds to complete Pico (0-1 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) and ruin one of MMA's most exceptionally foreseen expert presentations. That took, in the first place, the bravery to acknowledge a battle that Freeman says a hefty portion of his associates thought wouldn't pay off. At that point, it took the ideal matching of an uppercut and a D'Arce gag.
Subsequent to making the best of the circumstance, Freeman needs others to see exactly how capricious a battle of any nature – and greatness – can be.
"I believe there's a long way to go from this Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor battle," Freeman revealed to MMAjunkie Radio. "Individuals need to forget about McGregor. It's a battle. It takes one punch to change everything. Much the same as my uppercut. It changed everything.
"Regardless of whether that was the 50th punch I tossed in the battle or it was the second one: It's a battle between two men. Nobody's a super human. We as a whole go in that confined, and we as a whole drain. Along these lines, by the day's end, anyone can win. To exclude someone is completely crazy."
Freeman and Pico met in a compensation for every view lightweight session, which occurred at Madison Square Garden in New York. Boxing legend Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion McGregor are set to meet in an eagerly awaited boxing confrontation Aug. 26 at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena.
The 33-year-old Freeman, who came into his Bellator make a big appearance off a five-round title misfortune to Thiago Moises finally September's RFA 44, sees how the battle business works. Along these lines, at no time was he careless in regards to the substantially limited time push that was behind 20-year-old wrestling phenom and previous Golden Gloves champ Pico.