UFC Combat Night time 183’s Gillian Robertson: Switching camps drove success


Gillian Robertson has the chance to complete her 2020 so much totally different than her 2019 ended.

Robertson (9-Four MMA, 6-2 UFC) misplaced her closing combat of 2019 when she was completed Maycee Barber with strikes. But when she defeats Taila Santos (16-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at UFC Combat Night time 183 on Saturday, Robertson will trip a three-fight successful streak into 2021.

Robertson, 25, credit her newfound success to her transfer from American Prime Workforce to coaching with a small group of fighters beneath coach Din Thomas.

“I really feel like I’ve grown as a fighter this previous yr greater than something,” Robertson informed MMA Junkie at Thursday’s digital pre-fight information convention. “Breaking off from ATT and having all the eye from my coach now, I work with twice a day day day, I’ve seen myself develop a lot. I feel that interprets to my confidence within the cage, seeing that I’m simply ready. (I do know) I’m prepared for that combat and I do know I’m prepared for any second that occurs. I’m prepared.

“(At ATT), the coaches are simply unfold so skinny that you simply don’t get (this) sort of consideration. Now, I really feel like I’m not fixing my very own issues. It’s not simply trial and error (or) going on the market and making an attempt to work with the perfect women on this planet, then seeing what I did improper. Now, my coach is selecting me aside and telling me what I’m doing improper and the way we’re going to make it proper. I simply actually see myself rising a lot.”

UFC Combat Night time 183 takes place Saturday on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The cardboard streams on ESPN+.

Try Gillian Robertson’s full UFC Combat Night time 183  digital pre-fight information convention within the video above.



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