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Chris Ocon’s path to victory at DWCS 19? ‘Overwhelming pressure’

Unbeaten bantamweight Chris Ocon checks in with MyMMANews.com to discuss his upcoming fight with Hunter Azure at Dana White’s Contender Series 19. The event takes place July 9 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and will air exclusively on ESPN+ in the US.

Chris discusses how he is feeling as the fight gets closer and closer, who he has been working with in preparation, his knowledge of his opponent, getting the call from his manager to compete on the show, how the criteria of the Contender Series and if that has effected his preparation, how he sees the fight playing out and much more.

Watch the full interview with Chris Ocon in the video above.

Dana White’s Contender Series 19 fight card:

  • James Wallace vs. Joe Solecki – lightweight
  • Antonio Trocoli vs. Kenneth Burgh – light heavyweight
  • Chris Ocon vs. Hunter Azure – bantamweight
  • Maki Pitolo vs. Justin Sumter – middleweight
  • Jonathan Pearce vs. Jacob Rosales