Top UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi sparring the newly signed elite kickboxer Gokhan Saki. Saki who stepped away from kickboxing in 2015, having won pretty much every title worth mentioning. Was just recently announced as the latest signing to the UFC roster. So how will a fighter who isn’t in any way known for his fighting prowess in the world of mixed martial arts. Fair inside the worlds premiere MMA promotion? Facing only the very best fighters from around the world without any prior ground fighting experience.
Well for one Saki has in act been training wrestling now for some 5 years behind the scenes. That is according to his trainer Ali Fardi. Add to that his Turkish heritage. A country known for its wrestling pedigree and who knows right? For now we will have to be content with footage of “The Rebel” vs one of MMA’s most dynamic strikers. Surely Mousasi will thrown in some ground work for good measure?