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'I see myself winning the belt' - Mousasi chasing revenge in Belfast headliner

Gegard Mousasi is aiming for his fourth win on the trot to take himself once step closer to a title shot.


GEGARD MOUSASI BELIEVES he’s two wins away from a title shot and he plans on picking up the first of them tomorrow night in Belfast.

Mousasi will take on Uriah Hall in the main event at UFC Fight Night 99 at the SSE Arena, where he’ll aim to score his fourth victory of 2016.

It’s a rematch of the pair’s bout in September 2015 which ended with a second-round TKO defeat for Mousasi, who has bounced back this year by overcoming Thales Leites, Thiago Santos and Vitor Belfort.

Currently fifth in the UFC’s middleweight rankings, Mousasi is adamant that he’ll be the champion in the 185lbs division next year.

“I see myself winning the belt,” Mousasi told The42. “Definitely. It’s a clean era. I’ll dominate everybody now. My confidence has grown, my experience is there. I’m not the same guy.”

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