Kelvin Gastelum Confident of Rising Victoriously Against Daniel Rodriguez

Kelvin Gastelum expresses confidence ahead of his fight.

by Aryan Lakhani
Kelvin Gastelum Confident of Rising Victoriously Against Daniel Rodriguez
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Kelvin Gastelum thinks he’s standing on thin ice and has strangled himself into a must-win situation because he thinks his UFC career is at stake and the outcome against Daniel Rodriguez this Saturday night will dictate his future with the organization.

However, Kelvin Gastelum is equally confident of putting on a show and can foresee claiming a win against Dan Rodriguez. One will fall, and one will rise; this Saturday night promises to clear all the haze. Since, Kelvin Gastelum couldn't make weight the fight will now happen at middlewight.

Kelvin Gastelum on fighting Daniel Rodriguez

In a recent interview with MMA Junkie, Kelvin Gastelum shared his thoughts on fighting Daniel Rodriguez and explained how he’s confident of a win.

“I’ve obviously fought against many former champions and elite level fighters, right, so I think I just need to go in there and stay focused on the strategy I’ve established with my team,” Gastelum said, as quoted by

“D-Rod does many things well. He’s a good boxer and we need to be careful with certain things. Overall, I truly feel superior to him in every aspect – the standup and the ground game. I feel very confident in my abilities and that I’m the better fighter.

I’m ready to fight wherever the fight goes. I still think I can do this, and I think my better days are ahead of me, That’s how I truly feel”.