Tom Aspinall is one of the new-age MMA heavyweights. Standing at 6’6″ and weighing close to 260lbs, the Britsh champion is extremely agile. It was his quickness that got him the victory over Sergei Pavlovich. In addition to his quickness, Aspinall has a well-rounded skill set.
A video of Aspinall practicing kicks did the rounds on social media. The video attracted many fans in the US who even claimed that Aspinall would’ve become a menace on the American Football field. With his massive size and agility, NFL fans on social media saw that Aspinall would’ve been a good Defensive End if he had been born in the US. Moreover, the average height of a Defensive End is between 6’3″ and 6’8″, making Aspinall an ideal candidate.
Aspinall last fought at UFC 295 in MSG. His victory over Pavlovich made him the interim heavyweight champion of the UFC. Post victory, he called for the UFC to strip Jon Jones of the undisputed title. However, the UFC is hell-bent on making Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic fight on Jones’s return. Moreover, Aspinall recently came under fire due to an ‘NSFW’ question in an interview with Nina Marie Daniel.
The UFC is the fastest-growing sport in the US and the world. However, the NFL is the most popular sport in the US. Even Dana White, the UFC CEO, is a big fan of the NFL. Nevertheless, the pay disparity is huge when comparing the NFL to the UFC. Half the revenue of the NFL goes to the players’ salaries, whereas that is less than 20 percent in the case of the UFC.
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Fans often engage in spirited debates about ‘What Ifs?” The latest topic stirring excitement is the potential NFL success of UFC champion Tom Aspinall. Aspinall has a blend of size, athleticism, and agility essential for a Defensive End in the NFL.
Fans sparked a discussion about his possible prowess in American football for Aspinall, had he been born in the United States. See what the fans had to say about it.
According to Michael Bisping, Tom Aspinall is supposed to do great things in the UFC. Bisping even saw a similarity between Aspinall and his former foe, Georges St-Pierre. St-Pierre is often called the GOAT of MMA. This is due to Aspinall being 30 years of age, which is relatively young for a heavyweight.
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