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Julian Erosa: ‘Heart, intertwined with mental strength’ will be the difference against Grant Dawson at UFC Wichita

Julian Erosa discusses his upcoming matchup against Grant Dawson at UFC on ESPN+ 4. The event takes place March 9 at the Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas. The featherweight matchup was first reported by MyMMANews.com.

“Juicy J” discusses how excited he is to return to the 145 pound division, his road back to the UFC, how he felt after his Contender Series win and not getting a contract, his Octagon return defeat against Devonte Smith, learning about Grant Dawson through his opponent’s former teammates, training at the UFC Performance Institute and much more.

UFC Wichita will be headlined by a heavyweight clash between former title challenger Derrick Lewis and former world champion Junior dos Santos.

Full UFC Wichita Fight Card

  • Derrick Lewis vs. Junior Dos Santos
  • Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos vs. Curtis Millender
  • Tim Means vs. Niko Price
  • Ben Rothwell vs. Blagoy Ivanov
  • Drew Dober vs. Beneil Dariush
  • Tim Boetsch vs. Omari Akhmedov
  • Sergio Moraes vs. Anthony Rocco Martin
  • Yana Kunitskaya vs. Marion Reneau
  • Grant Dawson vs. Julian Erosa
  • Jeff Hughes vs. Maurice Greene
  • Louis Smolka vs. Matt Schnell
  • Zak Ottow vs. Alex Morono
  • Alex White vs. Dan Moret