Kayla Harrison is on the verge of capturing one other PFL championship however has yet another opponent to care for first.
On Oct. 27 on the 2021 PFL Championship, Harrison (11-0) will tackle Taylor Guardado (3-1) within the light-weight ultimate. If profitable, Harrison will turn out to be PFL champion for the second time. Her opponent is an unlikely one, who had an unimaginable run to succeed in the ultimate after coping with a bunch of challenges within the semi-finals.
“I used to be to see how she did at 155. She’s sort of like ‘a little engine that could,’” Harrison told MMA Junkie recently. “I feel like she has forced her way to the final. She’s very deserving. She’s a sport opponent. I additionally occur to have plenty of respect for her. We tried to do a faceoff within the cage after the fights and we have been each simply laughing.
“I have nothing but good things to say about her, and it’s just one of those things where this is my job and this is what I have to do. ‘The little engine that could’ is going to have her train wheels stopped in their tracks on Oct. 27.”
After taking every week off from coaching, Harrison might be again within the fitness center to start her camp for the ultimate. Although she enjoys preventing and loves being within the fitness center, the hectic schedule of the PFL season has compelled her hand to remain away, not less than for a brief time period.
“I will say that four fights in five and a half months is pretty aggressive, even for me,” Harrison stated. “I feel it’s necessary for me to mentally reset. I feel it’s necessary for me to let all of the bumps and bruises relaxation up and heal up and are available again with a vengeance.
“I’m ready to train right now but it’s a long, hard season and I want to be absolutely prepared so that when I show up to training on Monday, I’m ready to give 110% every single workout.”
The 2021 PFL Championship takes place on Oct. 27 on the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, airing reside on ESPN and ESPN +.
Watch the clip above to see Harrison discuss in regards to the matchup towards Guardado, and take a look at the total interview within the video beneath.