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I don’t want to be rude or disrespect anybody, but a lot of people when they get into the UFC, not everybody, but some guys they don’t meet a guy like me. If you look at my opponent [Yoislandy Izquierdo], he has six fights and those guys are not so famous. My road to the UFC was very hard and I had 14 fights. One of them is not on Sherdog but anyways, like you say, I beat three guys that were from the UFC. I beat Junie Browning, Carlo Prater and Rich Clementi and it was really, really, really tough but I made it and now I have a bit of confidence when I step into the Octagon. It will be much better because I know I can beat the guys at a high level so this shouldn’t be a problem. I train really hard. I have experience and let’s see.
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