Anything can happen in the world of combat sports, and for Ray Cooper III, that’s part of the appeal.
A highly experienced professional fighter, Cooper is set to face off against longtime UFC competitor Derek Brunson – a move from welterweight to middleweight – in the 2023 championship event of the Professional Fighters League (PFL).
Cooper shares his confidence ahead of the fight, expressing his readiness to handle anything Brunson throws at him. Referring to Brunson as “just another guy,” Cooper exudes his determination to dominate, emphasizing that his background in wrestling gives him an edge in the ring.
His preparations and focus are evident as he looks forward to the challenge and subsequent bouts, including potential matchups with fighters from Bellator after the PFL’s recent announcement of a collaboration with the promotion.
Cooper’s relentless spirit is on full display as he anticipates his return to the cage, speaking boldly about his readiness to face formidable opponents across different weight divisions. His confidence and fighting spirit truly reflect the competitive nature of mixed martial arts.
The highly-anticipated 2023 PFL Championship event promises to be a thrilling showcase of elite martial arts talent as Cooper, Brunson, and other top fighters take center stage at The Anthem in Washington, D.C.
For more on the event, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for 2023 PFL Championship.
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