UFC welterweight Abdul Razak Alhassan says he needed “revenge” towards the rape accusers who brought about him to lose almost two prime years of his MMA profession.

Alhassan is among the high welterweights within the UFC. The 34-year-old native of Ghana has a 10-1 document in his profession together with a 4-1 mark within the UFC, with all 10 of his profession wins have come by knockout. In his final combat at UFC 228: Woodley vs. Until again in September 2018, he completed Niko Value in devastating vogue to leap into the welterweight title combine.

This Wednesday at UFC on ESPN 13, Alhassan takes on UFC newcomer Mounir Lazzez in some of the thrilling matchups on the cardboard. “Judo Thunder” is making his first stroll to the Octagon in almost two years after having his profession quickly derailed attributable to rape accusations by two ladies that finally noticed him discovered not responsible within the court docket of legislation.

Forward of his return to the Octagon this week, reporters on Battle Island requested Alhassan what the final two years have been like for him, and his phrases had been very highly effective.

“There’s so many anger in me, so many anger. When this begin, I don’t know if I ought to say this however perhaps I’ll say it a bit of bit, however after I was going via this, I say to myself, ‘Demise was good for me than going via this embarrassment that I’m going.’ As a result of I’m a great individual, I might by no means do what they stated I did. It obtained to the purpose I ask myself, ‘Why is God letting evil individuals like that stay?’ As a result of if I didn’t do one thing like that you simply why? And you’d assume that the individual would later notice and are available and be like, ‘Hey, what I do to this individual is fallacious, he didn’t do what I stated he did, I did a mistake.’ However no they weren’t popping out,” Alhassan stated.

“I considered revenge. If I let you know that I didn’t I’m mendacity. I considered all of the revenge and that is what I can to take revenge as a result of they actually obtained to really feel the ache that they placing me via. They’re on the market stripping, not caring what they doing to me, , having life, placing stuff on social media, pleased, throwing alcohols, whereas I’m at dwelling crying, I can’t even handle my children. A lot anger pent up. A lot anger I actually don’t even — I do know it’s behind me now, however I actually hope that takes some large revenge on these ladies, I actually hope they get what they deserve.”

Though Alhassan missed two years of his profession, he has the chance to make a press release this weekend when he takes on Lazzez on Battle Island. With a giant win right here, Alhassan can re-announce himself as a contender within the stacked UFC welterweight division.

Do you assume Abdul Razak Alhassan will make a run for the UFC welterweight title?