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Ben Saunders Discusses Facing Alan Jouban at UFC on FOX 28

February 18, 2018 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
Ben Saunders

MMAjunkie Radio recently interviewed UFC fighter Ben Saunders on his upcoming fight with Alan Jouban, which is set for UFC on FOX 28. Below are some highlights from the interview.

Ben Saunders on fighting a 10th Planet teammate: “It’s not a fight that we both really wanted in the sense of having kind of the teammate on teammate, but it was what it was. We talked to Eddie (Bravo). It’s just an unfortunate situation, but it is what it is. We’re both fighters. We’re both professional, so we’re going to accept that. As far as stylistic matchup, man, it’s fireworks. I don’t think you can get much better.”

Saunders on Eddie Bravo probably not coming to the fight: “I don’t think he’s even going to come to the event. He’s probably going to watch it from a secluded place back home.”

Saunders on what he expects from the fight: “We’re about to be super artistic, and there’s about to be bloodshed. I have a select few zones that I feel if I get you in a zone where I can attack you from at least four to six of my eight limbs, high probability you’re going to get messed up. … When I was in LA, we did some classes together. We sparred back in the day, but honestly, we never did MMA, hardcore sparring on the regular. It’s more of that we’re friends through the gym and being around each other and being on the same team more than consistent, daily training partners. That definitely doesn’t make it as personal.”