Danaa Batgerel has won three fights in a row inside the UFC octagon – all first-round knockouts – as he prepares to face Chris Gutierrez in a battle of under-the-radar fighters in the one of the deepest splits in the promotion at the end of the month.
Batgerel (5:26) kicks off this week’s edition of We Got Next ahead of his March 26 fight with Chris Gutierrez at UFC Columbus. “Storm” provides insight into the fight, discusses his reaction to finding out original opponent Montel Jackson was scratched from the fight, his thoughts on Gutierrez as an opponent and how they fit stylistically, teammates such as Holly Holm and Michelle Waterson guiding him with their experience and wisdom, how he sees the fight unfolding and what he would like his 2022 to look like.
UFC featherweight David Onama (19:42) ends us this week to recap his incredible first-round knockout win over Gabriel Benitez at UFC Vegas 48 a few weeks ago, talks about his reaction to missing weight de Benitez, summoned to Dana White’s office after the arrival and what the UFC president told him before going to the hospital, why he feels the victory changed his life, when he wants to return, Max Holloway being his dream opponent, his thoughts on Alexander Volkanovski vs. The Korean Zombie, Colby Covington vs. Jorge Masvidal, and more.
Listen to the latest episode of the We Got Next podcast below. All episodes can also be found on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher.