Raul Rosas Jr became the youngest MMA fighter ever to compete inside the octagon. Previously, Raul made his debut at UFC 282 in December and also won the fight against Jay Perrin by submission in the first round. Following that victory, he became the UFC’s youngest fighter to win a fight.
Raul Rosas Jr., the youngest competitor to compete inside the octagon, is already making big records. However, he doesn’t want to stop just there. He wants to achieve more in his career, as it’s just the beginning for him.
Although, for now, he is looking forward to helping his brother, Kevin Rosas, who is making his professional debut at Fury FC. While some reporters asked a few questions concerning what’s ahead, he made it clear that he has incredibly lofty goals for the upcoming days in reply.
Raul Rosas Jr. sees three belts in his future 🏆🔮
— MMA Fighting (@MMAFighting) January 30, 2023
In the following interview, the 18-year-old stated that he has a huge ambition to get a title at the youngest age possible to set another record for himself.
Although he stated that he doesn’t care who his opponent is as long as it takes place inside the octagon. He is also looking forward to winning three belts around his waist, and that’s when he will celebrate his victory. So this is just a start for him, and more is yet to come.
— UFC FIGHT PASS (@UFCFightPass) January 29, 2023
“I’m ready to go out there and show my skillset like I’ve always done. I don’t care who I face; I’m here to show that there are levels. Tune in on April 8th; I’m going to show my skillset and prove that I deserve to fight for a title. Just believe in yourself, no matter who doubts you,” Rosas continued.
“Right now, me saying I’m going to be champion, a lot of people think I’m crazy that I’m going to become the youngest UFC champion, but I believe in myself, and mark my words: I will be champion in one year or less.”
— MMA Mania (@mmamania) January 30, 2023
He already has a 7-0 undefeated record in his brief career. Last three matches, winning against A. Portocarrero, M. Gutierrez, and J. Perrin, respectively, in the span of six months. His next match is against (7-1) Christian Rodriguez at UFC 287 on April 8 in Miami.