Tommy Langaker believes that, in comparison to Kade Ruotolo, he possesses a ‘different grasp’ of important topics.

Even though reigning ONE lightweight submission grappling world champion Kade Ruotolo is without a doubt one of the most skilled grapplers in the game today, his future opponent, former IBJJF European Open champion Tommy Langaker, believes there are aspects of his approach that are not present in his American counterpart. Kade Ruotolo won the title of world champion in 2016.

Even though Ruotolo is currently holding the title of world champion, many people believe that Langaker is a legitimate threat, and the Norwegian grappler has made it clear that he is not going to back down from the challenge.

In a recent interview with ONE Championship, Langaker indicated that he is able to provide Ruotolo a few fresh looks that will present some challenges for the reigning champion. Langaker is currently the light heavyweight champion.

Langaker said:

“I believe that because I’ve been doing crab rides for such a long time, I have a different understanding of how the scramble and the leg pummel work,” she said.
When Tommy Langaker faces Kade Ruotolo, a phenom in submission grappling and the current holder of the ONE lightweight submission grappling world title, he will have a difficult challenge in front of him. Kade Ruotolo is a formidable opponent.

After taking the championship, Ruotolo challenged Langaker to a fight not too long ago. This battle provides fans of submission grappling with an interesting mix of styles that should result in a crazy conclusion, and it’s one that they won’t want to miss.

Now, Eersel and Menshikov are going to battle it out at ONE Fight Night 11: Eersel vs. Menshikov, which will be broadcast on Prime Video.

On Friday, June 9, the event will be broadcast live from the legendary Lumpinee Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand. It will be available to fans in the United States and Canada who have an active subscription to Amazon Prime Video and will stream completely free of charge.

Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for all the latest news and developments as they occur in real time regarding ONE Fight Night 11: Eersel vs. Menshikov on Prime Video.

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