Fernando Padilla, UFC Vegas 89

UFC featherweight Fernando Padilla training with Giga Chikadze ahead of March 23rd fight

Interview with Fernando Padilla below

Fernando Padilla (15-5) discusses his featherweight fight against Luis Pajuedlo (8-1) at UFC Vegas 89 on Mar. 23. Fernando also spoke about his loss to Kyle Nelson, keeping active this year and getting to work with #9 ranked featherweight Giga Chikadze.

“Giga (Chikadze) since I’ve known him two years ago, he’s constantly been helping me and telling me he’ll be able to help me. I went to (Kings MMA) a few times, doing sparring. Giga needed a sparring partner. I was able to able to spar with (him), (Beneil Dariush) and I have a bunch of good friends there.” 


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