Mario Bautista discusses his upcoming UFC debut, replacing John Lineker on short notice, against Cory Sandhagen at UFC Brooklyn this Saturday night.
Bautista discusses what the last couple of days have been like since he got the call to replace Lineker, how this fight with Sandhagen could’ve easily happened outside of the UFC, how training with Sean O’Malley has prepared him for the fight, being part of the first ever UFC fight on ESPN TV and much more.
The event will take place at the Barclays Center and the bantamweight showdown will kick off the preliminary card on ESPN TV.
UFC on ESPN+ 1 Fight Card:
- (C) Henry Cejudo vs. T.J. Dillashaw – for flyweight title
- Greg Hardy vs. Allen Crowder
- Gregor Gillespie vs. Yancy Medeiros
- Joseph Benavidez vs. Dustin Ortiz
- Rachael Ostovich vs. Paige VanZant
- Karl Roberson vs. Glover Teixeira
- Alex Hernandez vs. Donald Cerrone
- Joanne Calderwood vs. Ariane Lipski
- Alonzo Menifield vs. Vinicius Moreira
- Mario Bautista vs. Cory Sandhagen
- Dennis Bermudez vs. Te Edwards
- Geoff Neal vs. Belal Muhammad
- Kyle Stewart vs. Chance Rencountre