Johnny Walker

Johnny Walker talks upcoming fight at UFC 279, SBG Ireland and planning a wedding

Johnny Walker is ready to turn things around in his career and he’s planning on doing that at UFC 279.

Recently, Walker has been on the losing end of four of his last five, but Walker truly believes those are in all in the past.

A big reason for Walker’s confidence comes from his training as he believes he’s finally coming into his own due his great team of coaches.

In 2020, Walker made the decision to move to Ireland and train at SBG Ireland under world renowned coaches John Kavanagh and Owen Roddy, who famously led Conor McGregor through his massive run in the UFC.

Now that Walker has had the chance to train under his new coaches for a few years, he feels like things are starting to click and that now is the time to go on a run in the light heavyweight division.

Not only are things going great for Walker in his professional life, but he has never been happier in his personal life as he is getting married in December.

Prior to UFC 279, Walker spoke with MyMMANews about his matchup with Ion Cutelaba, his training at SBG Ireland and planning a wedding during training camp.

You can watch his full interview in the video above.

A full list of fights scheduled for UFC 279 are listed below:
Khamzat Chimaev vs. Nate Diaz
Tony Ferguson vs. Jingliang Li

Johnny Walker vs. Ion Cuțelaba

Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Jailton Almeida

Danyelle Wolf vs. Norma Dumont

Irene Aldana vs. Macy Chiasson

Jamie Pickett vs. Denis Tiuliulin
Julian Erosa vs. Hakeen Dawodu

Alateng Heili vs. Chad Anheilger
Elise Reed vs. Mellisa Martinez

Trey Ogden vs. Daniel Zellhuber

Nikolas Motta vs. Cameron VanCamp

Louis Cosce vs. Trevin Giles

Daniel da Silva vs. Victor Altamirano

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John Eric Poli