Philpott targeting Odyssey victory over McCombe

Alex Reid
Alex Reid

Alan Philpott is looking to do a number on Steven McCombe when they come to face to face in the cage at the Odyssey on Saturday night.

Philpott will clash with McCombe on the undercard of Rodney Moore’s clash with Alex Reid on the UXCII bill at the Belfast venue.

Eight members of the Next Generation MMA gym in Ballymena will all take to the cage in front of a large crowd.

And Broughshane lad Philpott says they are ready to go.

“Yes eight of us are fighting on the night and we want eight wins and eight KO’s

“The buzz and vibe around the gym has been the best since I have been there and all the fighters are ready to deliver. The town has been buzzing for a few weeks now and we will be taking 1500 plus fans with us. The atmosphere will be great and I am looking forward to it,” he added.

And what about his opponent McCombe?

“He was the top man over here and he wanted the fight, so I hope after this one he doesn’t want to get in a cage with me again,” he added.

And Philpott believes Moore will get the better of Reid at the Odyssey.

“Rodney will have too much for him. They are fighting K1 rules, but I still see Rodney winning . I also think Colin Robisnon will have too much for James Thompson on the night.”

Tickets on sale at Odyssey Box Office.