Kyle Daukaus as a huge opportunity in from of him.
After a 1-2 start to his UFC career, the Philadelphia fighter finds himself a few weeks from fighting his first ranked opponent in Kevin Holland at UFC Vegas 38 on Oct. 2. Holland currently sits at No. 14 in the official UFC middleweight rankings.
Daukaus is looking follow in the footsteps of his brother Chris, who in February defeated his first ranked opponent in Aleksei Oleinik which earned him the No. 10 ranking spot in the heavyweight rankings.
Chris will fight one week prior to Kyle at UFC 266, so the brothers will spend two straight weeks in Las Vegas. Kyle will workout at the UFC Performance Institute.
Aside from talking about his fight with Holland, Duakaus also discussed being from Philadelphia and played a game in which he guessed a famous fighter from his home city.
You can watch the full interview in the video above.
A full list of fights taking place at UFC Vegas 38 are listed below:
Thiago Santos vs. Johnny Walker
Antonina Shevchenko vs Casey O’Neill
Bethe Correia vs. Karol Rosa
Jared Gordon vs. Joe Solecki
Grant Dawson vs. Diego Ferreira
Fernando Padilla vs. Sean Soriano
Gaetano Pirrello vs. Douglas Silva de Andrade
Kyle Daukaus vs. Kevin Holland
Jimmy Crute vs. Jamahal Hill
Jamie Mullarkey vs. Devonte Smith
Macy Chiasson vs. Aspen Ladd
Johnny Eduardo vs. Alejandro Perez
Alexander Hernandez vs. Leonardo Santos
Misha Cirkunov vs. Krzysztof Jotko
Alex Oliveira vs. Niko Price