The time has finally come for Tristan Connelly.
Fresh off winning the Rise FC lightweight title at Rise FC 4, Connelly (13-6) will make his UFC debut on less than one week’s notice, taking on Michel Pereira (23-9) in a welterweight bout at UFC on ESPN+ 16: Vancouver on Saturday night
Connelly is currently riding a four-fight win streak, while also winning eight of his last nine contests, all by finish.
Listen to what Connelly had to say on his UFC debut below.
In addition to his shoutouts at the end of the interview, Connelly would also like to thank Mike Defran of Defran Fit.