Tachi flyweight champ Darrell Montague welcomes Ian McCall fight, move to UFC

By Steven Marrocco

Most in-the-know MMA fans thought a meeting between Tachi Palace Fights champ Ulysses Gomez and Jussier da Silva was a sure thing, and the winner of that fight could claim the mantle of world’s greatest flyweight.

So much for those plans.

Montague (9-1 MMA, 3-0 TPF) took the 125-pound belt from Gomez (7-2 MMA, 3-1 TPF) this past Friday at Tachi Palace Fights 8, and McCall stole the highly regarded da Silva’s thunder. But the newly crowned champ today told MMAjunkie.com Radio (www.mmajunkie.com/radio) that the alternative is just as good.

Montague vs. McCall has a nice a ring to it.

“I was thinking that before the fight, but I’m not sure what Tachi is going to do with the whole belt situation,” Montague said. “I’d love to fight him. I think that would be a great fight.”

 

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