UFC welterweight prospect Ian Garry recently gave fans a glimpse of his routine workouts with some of the biggest names in combat sports and MMA, including Gilbert Burns. , Vicente Luque and Kamaru Usman.
In a conversation with Sean Sheehan on The Sean Sheehan ShowGarry talked about how training with such stars has helped him improve his game and his presence in the octagon.
In addition to Burns, Luque and Usman, Garry revealed he also trained with Bellator Bigwigs Logan Storley and Jason Jackson at Sanford MMA.
‘The Future’ admitted that training with these elite welterweights introduced him to a number of different styles, which, in turn, helped him showcase a more well-rounded style indoors. of the octagon.
“Since I’ve been here, I’ve shared one-on-one training sessions, whether it’s sparring, padwork or technical striking. I’ve done it with Gilbert, I did it with Vicente Luque, I did it with Kamaru Usman.”
Drawing on the variety of fighting styles of his teammates, Garry then compared the level of training at his current gym and the facilities back home in Ireland:
“All different skill sets, each one of them. None of them are similar. And I can go with these guys every day. Every day I’m learning. I see different looks from them. I see different styles of them. They show me a different style. It’s like, I’m just excited to be here and do what I’m doing. But how different is that, isn’t it? That’s the biggest difference. I’m surrounded by this elite-level talent.”
Check out Ian Garry’s full interaction with Sean Sheehan below:
Ian Garry prepares for his second UFC outing
Ian Garry is set to make his second octagon appearance against Darian Weeks at UFC 273 this weekend. The action is set to take place Saturday, April 9 at Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla.
The Dubliner last appeared inside the cage in a welterweight matchup against Jordan Williams at UFC 268 inside the prestigious Madison Square Garden. He managed to walk away from the fight with a victory after finishing the American in the dying seconds of the first round.
Garry hopes to repeat his first performance when he makes his way to the octagon for the second time. If he does, the hype around “The Future” will undoubtedly increase.