Las Vegas, NV — After a large triumph and a funny callout, Andre Petroski explained wherefore helium wants Gerald Meerschaert successful Singapore.
Petroski came up large astatine UFC Vegas 54 by taking Nick Maximov’s undefeated record, and helium did it successful a small implicit a minute. Needless to say, helium was precise pleased with himself.
“It feels good. You know, anytime you get to bash what nary 1 other has done, it feels good— oregon to beryllium the first, those are the things that I privation to bash successful this sport. I privation to beryllium the first,” Petroski told Cageside Press successful his UFC Vegas 54 post-fight interview.
Petroski and his squad mightiness beryllium mounting different record. So far, his team, Renzo Gracie Philly, is undefeated successful the UFC. The squad from Philadelphia, which Daniel Gracie coaches, is 14-0 with 4 fighters successful the UFC.
“We enactment incredibly hard. We’re pulling nary punches, and we’re grooming truly hard successful there. I get humbled each day,” Petroski said. “It shows the grappling and the jiu-jitsu prowess [of the team] due to the fact that of my coaches Jonathan Webb and Daniel Gracie.”
The 30-year-old had who helium wanted to combat adjacent locked and loaded. In his in-cage interrogation connected Saturday, helium called for Gerald Meerschaert astatine UFC 275 successful Singapore, to spot who the champion grappler successful the middleweight part genuinely is. He explained the telephone retired erstwhile helium got backmost to the media room.
“I didn’t similar that helium came retired and was like, ‘I privation the easiest combat for the astir magnitude of money.’ I don’t similar that,” Petroski explained. “For me, yeah, wealth is important, but I’m warring for legacy. That’s the crap that matters for me. My kid watches me, you know? My kid looks up to me. I don’t privation to combat the easiest guys. I privation to ascent the rankings and combat the toughest guys, truthful I don’t similar that.”
Watch the remainder of Andre Petroski’s UFC Vegas 54 post-fight interrogation above.