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Yancy Medeiros Discusses Getting a Headliner Spot at UFC Fight Night 126

February 17, 2018 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
Yancy Medeiros

MMAjunkie recently interviewed UFC fighter Yancy Medeiros. He faces Donald Cerrone in a welterweight fight in the main event for UFC Fight Night 126. Below are some highlights. UFC Fight Night 126 is set for tomorrow at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. The fight card will be broadcast live on FS1. Below are some highlights from the interview.

Yancy Medeiros on fighting in a main event and going into the fight with a winning streak and fighting at 170 pounds: “I’m always a happy, positive individual, and it’s even more now. I can push out even more of that ‘aloha.’”

Medeiros on if he’d ever return to lightweight again: “I don’t think (lightweight) is gone forever, it’s just that, financially, Hawaii’s an expensive place. I haven’t got that (Conor) McGregor money. If I could hire a nutritionist to stay with me four or five weeks out, I feel that I could make 155 easy. It’s just that I’ve got kids. I’ve got priorities. I’m training full-time, and it’s just less stress on my end. I can focus on what I want to do instead of what I need to do.”