LISTEN: Smith Ready to Shine in UFC

Cole Smith finally has his shot.

After Brian Kelleher pulled out of his UFC Ottawa bout with Mitch Gagnon (12-4), Smith (6-0) received the much-deserved call to make his UFC debut May 4 against Gagnon.

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Cole Smith receives his BFL bantamweight title after defeating Tyler Wilson at BFL 59. (Photo by Nelson Yeo/MMA Sucka)

Fighting out of Squamish, B.C., Smith’s most recent victory came at BFL 59, a first round submission win over Tyler Wilson to defend his BFL bantamweight title.

Listen below to MMA Empire’s full interview with Smith where he talks about how it feels to be in the UFC, what it takes to get to the UFC and much more.