Darren Till may have a vested interest in the UFC 248 main event and the UFC star has had his say on who will win between Israel Adesanya and Yoel Romero.
After the two main event contestants for the middleweight title weighed in on Friday night it was official, we have a fight.
Whoever wins on Saturday may have to face Till in the not to distant future and, speaking to Jim Edwards, he revealed who he thinks will win in the T-Mobile Arena. "Adesanya is on roll and I think he may just take it. I don't think he will stop him," the Englishman said.
"I think it will be a hard fought five rounds. Yoel is very capable of an upset. I don't want to piss off Yoel. He'd f***ing kill me. He's a monster."
Spoke to @darrentill2 last night about #UFC248- Jim Edwards (@MMA_Jim) March 5, 2020
"Adesanya is on roll and I think he may just take it. I don't think he will stop him. I think it will be a hard fought 5 rounds. Yoel is very capable of an upset. I don't want to piss off Yoel. He'd f***ing kill me. He's a monster. pic.twitter.com/opJvlMnXGD
Till has history of calling both men out for a fight whilst drunk in two hilarious incidents at the end of last year, that make us think someone should take his phone off him before the end of the fight on Saturday.
The former welterweight title contender beat Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 244 and after celebrating a bit too hard took to Instagram to publically call out Romero.
Speaking to MMA UK in the aftermath the 27-year-old said, "I remember the next morning I woke up and my girl was sat on the couch, because I slept on the couch, and she was like you called Yoel out."
Once again the beers were involved on Christmas Day when Till went on Twitter and slid into Adesanya's DMs to call him out.
The New Zealander posted the message on Instagram later the next day where he revealed his potential future opponent had said, "Just give me the belt now and we will be okay...
Undoubtedly Till would love a shot at the middleweight title but talking to Edwards it sounds more like he'll face Romero next, no matter the result in Las Vegas, "I think if Yoel wins or loses I could fight him, but I'll have to get past these fears first."
On Friday night there was relief as the 42-year-old Cuban weighed in at 185 lbs, with just minutes remaining, to make the championship weight.
At UFC 221 he failed to make weight ahead of an interim title fight with Luke Rockhold, which he later won, meaning he could win the title.
Again at UFC 225 the same happened in his fight with Robert Whittaker, this time for the undisputed championship, but Romero lost anyway.