With two wins to start out of his professional profession in 2020, light-weight Eddy George was trying to maintain his profitable methods going when he confronted Tony Jackson at CES 63 on August 6.
Simply as he did in his earlier two professional bouts, George was capable of choose up a primary spherical end, stopping Jackson by way of floor and pound simply over two minutes into the combat to say his third straight win.
“I really feel I did good,” George instructed MMAWeekly.com. “I obtained the win. On the finish of the day that’s all that issues. Similar to every part I enhance from it.
“I discover some constructive issues from it and went again and dissected it and located some issues, I wouldn’t say are destructive, however issues I ought to have completed higher at, which is sweet.”
Whereas George isn’t one to micromanage his performances, he does attempt to not be fully content material with issues.
“I’m not the most important critic however I’m all the time looking for one thing I can get higher at, and make these tweaks, and get again to the apply room and keep technically a bit extra sound and attempt to develop my combat IQ every time,” stated George.
“As a fighter you must have that ego such as you’re the perfect and whatnot, however on the similar time you may have be humble and understand you’re solely pretty much as good as your subsequent combat. And in the event you’re glad or pleased or satisfaction your self on what you probably did within the combat you reside previously a bit an excessive amount of.”
As George places it, there’s a relentless want to enhance himself to get to the purpose the place he has the sorts of fights that he can construct his profession on, which he hasn’t had but simply beginning out his profession.
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“There’s all the time somebody who needs to beat you and embarrass you in entrance of all your pals, their pals, your loved ones, so you must keep hungry,” George stated.
“You have got that one combat, that one second, that you simply’re most pleased with, and I haven’t had that but as a result of all my fights I’ve needed to date have been conditions to deliver me to the larger fights that I do know I’ll be at in my future. I’m simply warming up and paving my method.”
Placing what’s subsequent in his profession within the fingers of matchmakers and his administration, George goes to deal with getting again into coaching and being prepared for no matter alternative is introduced to him subsequent.
“Now that I’ve obtained this win I’ve obtained the ball going,” stated George. “I’m injury-free. I’m taking every week off simply to let the central nervous system get again correctly after an extended camp, then I’ll be in camp full-time once more. I’ll be prepared for a fast turnaround.
“They do their job, they bring about it to our desk, after which we go from there. As of proper now there’s not somebody they delivered to the desk the place we stated no we didn’t like that combat. I don’t choose fights. I don’t recommend names. We let the matchmakers do what they do and convey it to us and go from there.”