For a fighter nonetheless early in his profession as featherweight Tywan Claxton is, to have a chance to have his fights replayed on the just lately launched “Bellator MMA: Recharged” on CBS Sports activities Community is an enormous factor.
With extra publicity comes extra followers who need to see him battle, giving Claxton a lift when he lastly will get the chance to compete once more as soon as the coronavirus lockdown lifts.
“I believe it’s cool as a result of I’m nonetheless younger in my profession, and I’m rising, and I believe it’s cool that Bellator is replying battle playing cards that I used to be on,” Claxton advised MMAWeekly.com.
“In sure fights I’m having enjoyable, and in different fights I’m not having enjoyable, nevertheless it’s within the fights that I’m having enjoyable that you just get fairly cool experiences out of. It’s all about enjoyable. I might simply ask individuals to have a look at these fights and are available out with the truth that I’m on the market having enjoyable.”
With regards to any fights that stand out to Claxton as ones he feels showcases totally different points of his recreation, three particularly catch his consideration.
“On the finish of the (Cris) Lencioni battle (from Bellator 204) I used to be actually indignant, and I’m not normally indignant, however if you wish to see the full-fledged competitor then possibly the Lencioni battle,” stated Claxton. “If you wish to see the enjoyable competitor in all probability the (Bellator 221) James Bennett battle.
“Then if you wish to see evolution and progress in all probability Brayden Akeo (Bellator 235) battle. I believe every battle for me is particular as a result of I solely have a sure quantity. I believe each single one in all my fights they’ll watch and choose up one thing about me, however I don’t have only one that stands out.”
Throughout his time in lockdown, Claxton has stored busy with pc coding, which he feels has direct connections to his battle profession.
“They’re on the identical wavelength,” Claxton stated. “With coding there’s a number of methods to current a consequence, in combating there’s a number of methods to current outcomes. (Equally there) are switch management statements with like ‘if than’.
“Like if he does this, then I do that, if he throws this, I counter with this. It’s the identical factor in code. If ingredient is that this, then this. You’re at all times pondering ‘if than’ relying on the kind of code you’re working. For me I’m at all times pondering by way of constructing and breaking down, and in combating it’s the identical.”
When he is ready to return to combating, Claxton desires to proceed to work his manner up the featherweight rankings and take his profession to greater heights.
“I believe as soon as life will get again to regular, I’m a fighter and I need to battle,” stated Claxton. “I need issues to maintain getting greater and higher; greater and higher fights; greater and higher offers; greater and higher levels; greater and higher.”